A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Evanston ...
When the people of Evanston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Evanstonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Evanston has a population of 11,588 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Evanston.
Evanston is 6,780 feet [2,067 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Evanston is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Evanston lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Evanston: (307)
The ZIP code for Evanston: 82930<5>
Websites for Evanston ...
Official Website: www.evanstonwy.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Evanston had an population of 11,588 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Evanston had a population of 12,359 people (or 58.52% of the total population of Uinta County). This makes Evanston the county's most populous community.
The population of Evanston represents 2.19% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,359 people, the population of Evanston increased 7.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,507 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Evanston.
Adding Evanston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Evanston 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 Evanston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Evanston on a map titled .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Evanston on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Evanston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Evanston - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3) and Tennessee (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Evanston.
Communities near Evanston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Evanston.
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 Evanston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Evanston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Evanston. 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 Evanston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Evanston. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Evanston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Evanston ...
Looking for more information about Evanston? 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 Evanston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Evanston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Evanston: www.evanstonwy.org/
The official website for Uinta County: www.uintacounty.com/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021