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Encampment, Wyoming

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Welcome to Encampment ...

The town of Encampment is located in Carbon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Encampment has a population of 426 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Encampment.

Encampment is 7,320 feet [2,231 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Encampment is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Encampment lies within the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Encampment: 82325<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Encampment had an population of 426 people. This is a decrease of 5.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Encampment had a population of 450 people. This makes Encampment the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Encampment represents 0.08% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 450 people, the population of Encampment increased 1.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 442 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Encampment.

Adding Encampment to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Encampment in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Encampment was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Encampment on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Encampment ...

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

  • Saratoga [Carbon County]
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    • Saratoga [Carbon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Encampment
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,599 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga<6>
  • Pearl [Jackson County] - Historic
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    • Pearl [Jackson County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Encampment
  • Columbine [Routt County]
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    • Columbine [Routt County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the south of Encampment
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  • Keystone [Albany County]
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    • Keystone [Albany County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Encampment
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keystone have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Keystone has also been known as:
    • Douglas Creek
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    • Hahns Peak [Routt County]
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      • Hahns Peak [Routt County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the south of Encampment
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    • Cowdrey [Jackson County]
    • Centennial [Albany County]
    • Clark [Routt County]
    • Savery [Carbon County]
    • Elk Mountain [Carbon County]
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      • Elk Mountain [Carbon County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Encampment
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 184 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Mountain<6>

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 Encampment. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Encampment.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Encampment ...

Looking for more information about Encampment? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Encampment, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Encampment.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Encampment.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Encampment - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Encampment). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Encampment or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Encampment) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Encampment. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EncampmentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Encampment. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2066, Longitude: -106.7918    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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