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Welcome to Elkhorn Junction ...

Elkhorn Junction is located in Sublette County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Elkhorn Junction: Elkhorn Jct. (or less commonly used: Elkhorn Jctn.)

Elkhorn Junction is 7,080 feet [2,158 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Elkhorn Junction is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Elkhorn Junction lies within the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Elkhorn Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Elkhorn Junction - it's located in Nebraska.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elkhorn Junction.

Communities near Elkhorn Junction ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Elkhorn Junction.

  • Big Sandy [Sublette County]
  • South Pass City [Fremont County]
  • Farson [Sweetwater County]
  • Atlantic City [Fremont County]
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Eden [Sweetwater County]
    • Miners Delight [Fremont County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miners Delight
      • Miners Delight [Fremont County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the east of Elkhorn Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miners Delight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • New Fork [Sublette County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Fork
      • New Fork [Sublette County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Elkhorn Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Boulder [Sublette County]
    • Lander [Fremont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lander
      • Lander [Fremont County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Elkhorn Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lander
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lander<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 Elkhorn Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elkhorn Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkhorn Junction. 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 Elkhorn Junction.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkhorn Junction ...

Looking for more information about Elkhorn Junction? 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 Elkhorn Junction, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elkhorn Junction.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sublette, 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 Elkhorn Junction - 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- Elkhorn Junction) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkhorn Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4322, Longitude: -109.2415       In this case, the coordinates for Elkhorn Junction 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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