RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Fontenelle, Wyoming
(Lincoln County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WY
Communities

















Welcome to Fontenelle ...

Fontenelle is located in Lincoln County<1>.

Fontenelle is 6,480 feet [1,975 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Fontenelle is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Fontenelle is located in the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Fontenelle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wyoming communities named Fontenelle: This one is located in Lincoln County and the other is located in Uinta County.

Beyond Wyoming, there are 3 communities that are also named Fontenelle - they are located in Nebraska and Quebec.

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

Communities near Fontenelle ...

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

  • La Barge [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Barge
    • La Barge [Lincoln County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north of Fontenelle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Barge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Barge<4>
  • Opal [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
    • Opal [Lincoln County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Fontenelle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opal<4>
  • Calpet [Sublette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calpet
    • Calpet [Sublette County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Fontenelle
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calpet have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calpet
  • Frontier [Lincoln County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granger [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granger
      • Granger [Sweetwater County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the south of Fontenelle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granger<4>
    • Kemmerer [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kemmerer
      • Kemmerer [Lincoln County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Fontenelle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kemmerer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kemmerer<4>
    • Diamondville [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamondville
      • Diamondville [Lincoln County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Fontenelle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamondville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamondville<4>
    • Oakley [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Lincoln County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Fontenelle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
    • Westvaco [Sweetwater County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westvaco
      • Westvaco [Sweetwater County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Fontenelle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westvaco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Eden [Sweetwater County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fontenelle ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Lincoln County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wy.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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fontenelle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fontenelle) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fontenelle. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FontenelleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fontenelle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9855, Longitude: -110.0614    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021