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Gillette, Wyoming

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Around Gillette ...

Gillette is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The next largest community is Wright. It is located about 36 miles [ km] to the south of Gillette

For comparison, Gillette has a population of 32,200 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gillette.<2>

  • Adon [Campbell County]
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    • Adon [Campbell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Gillette
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  • Antelope Valley-Crestview [Campbell County]
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    • Antelope Valley-Crestview [Campbell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Gillette
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  • Arvada [Sheridan County]
  • Carlile [Crook County]
  • Collins Heights [Campbell County]
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    • Collins Heights [Campbell County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Gillette
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  • Moorcroft [Crook County]
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    • Moorcroft [Crook County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the east of Gillette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,084 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorcroft<3>
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    • Pine Haven [Crook County]
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      • Pine Haven [Crook County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the east of Gillette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 559 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Haven<3>
    • Pleasantdale [Campbell County]
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      • Pleasantdale [Campbell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Gillette
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    • Recluse [Campbell County]
    • Rozet [Campbell County]
    • Sleepy Hollow [Campbell County]
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      • Sleepy Hollow [Campbell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Gillette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sleepy Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wright [Campbell County]
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      • Wright [Campbell County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the south of Gillette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,758 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wright<3>

For more communities neighboring Gillette, please visit our County-by-County Page for Gillette.

Campbell County ...

Gillette is located in Campbell County<5> and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Campbell County: Powder River (MT), Converse, Crook, Johnson, Sheridan & Weston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gillette ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gillette.

Airports Near Gillette ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Gillette and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Gillette.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gillette ...

Looking for more information about Gillette? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Gillette. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Gillette, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gillette.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wyoming

About Campbell County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gillette:

The official website for Campbell County:

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gillette.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Gillette) 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 Gillette. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GilletteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gillette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2874, Longitude: -105.4941    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Campbell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Gillette), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.






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