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Welcome to Elk Basin ...

Elk Basin is located in Park County<1>.

The location of Elk Basin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Elk Basin is 4,570 feet [1,393 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Elk Basin is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Elk Basin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Elk Basin: (307)

Communities near Elk Basin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elk Basin.

  • Powell [Park County]
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    • Powell [Park County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Elk Basin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powell<5>
  • Deaver [Big Horn County]
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    • Deaver [Big Horn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Elk Basin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deaver<5>
  • Frannie [Big Horn County]
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    • Frannie [Big Horn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Elk Basin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frannie<5>
  • Bearcreek [Carbon County]
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    • Bearcreek [Carbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Elk Basin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearcreek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bearcreek<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belfry [Carbon County]
    • Clark [Park County]
    • Garland [Park County]
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      • Garland [Park County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Elk Basin
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    • Ralston [Park County]
    • Cowley [Big Horn County]
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      • Cowley [Big Horn County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Elk Basin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowley<5>
    • Bridger [Carbon County]
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      • Bridger [Carbon County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Elk Basin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridger<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elk Basin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elk Basin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elk Basin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Elk Basin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elk Basin. See our Newspapers Page for Elk Basin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elk Basin ...

Looking for more information about Elk Basin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Elk Basin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elk Basin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wyoming

About Park County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elk Basin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Park County: www.parkcounty.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Park, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elk Basin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elk Basin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elk Basin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9905, Longitude: -108.8640       In this case, the coordinates for Elk Basin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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