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Lance Creek, Wyoming

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Welcome to Lance Creek ...

Lance Creek is located in Niobrara County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Lance Creek: Lance Crk. (or less commonly used: Lance Ck. or Lance Cr.)

Lance Creek is 4,470 feet [1,362 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Lance Creek is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Lance Creek: (307)

The ZIP code for Lance Creek: 82222<3>

Communities near Lance Creek ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Lance Creek.

  • Manville [Niobrara County]
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    • Manville [Niobrara County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Lance Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manville<5>
  • Keeline [Niobrara County]
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    • Keeline [Niobrara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Lance Creek
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  • Lusk [Niobrara County]
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    • Lusk [Niobrara County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Lance Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,474 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lusk<5>
  • Lost Springs [Converse County]
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    • Lost Springs [Converse County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Lance Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lost Springs<5>
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    • Shawnee [Converse County]
    • Kirtley [Niobrara County]
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      • Kirtley [Niobrara County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lance Creek
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    • Bill [Converse County]
    • Van Tassell [Niobrara County]
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      • Van Tassell [Niobrara County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Lance Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Van Tassell<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lance Creek ...

Looking for more information about Lance Creek? 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 Lance Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lance Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Niobrara County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Niobrara, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lance Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Lance Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lance Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lance Creek) 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 Lance Creek. 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 Lance CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lance Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0332, Longitude: -104.6470    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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