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Welcome to Islay ...
The location of Islay has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Islay is 6,700 feet [2,042 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Islay is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Islay lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Islay lies within the (307) area code.
Communities Also Named Islay ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Islay - they are located in Alberta, Ontario and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Islay.
Communities near Islay ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Islay.
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 Islay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Islay.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Islay. 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 Islay.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Islay. See our Newspapers Page for Islay.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Islay ...
Looking for more information about Islay? 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 Islay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Islay.
Adding Islay to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Islay 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 Islay was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Islay on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Islay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Laramie County: www.webgate.co.laramie.wy.us/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021