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Welcome to Lost Springs ...

The town of Lost Springs is located in Converse County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Lost Springs: Lost Spgs. (or less commonly used: Lost Spngs. or Lost Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lost Springs has a population of 4 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lost Springs.

Lost Springs is 4,990 feet [1,521 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lost Springs is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Lost Springs lies within the (307) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lost Springs had an population of 4 people (or an increase of 300% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lost Springs had a population of 4 people. This makes Lost Springs the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4 people, the population of Lost Springs increased 300% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lost Springs.

Adding Lost Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lost Springs 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 Lost Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lost Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lost Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lost Springs - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Lost Springs ...

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

  • Glendo [Platte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendo
    • Glendo [Platte County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Lost Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendo<5>
  • Manville [Niobrara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manville
    • Manville [Niobrara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Lost Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manville<5>
  • Shawnee [Converse County]
  • Keeline [Niobrara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keeline
    • Keeline [Niobrara County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Lost Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keeline
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Lance Creek [Niobrara County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lance Creek
      • West Lance Creek [Niobrara County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lost Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lance Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Douglas [Converse County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas
      • Douglas [Converse County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the west of Lost Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,375 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<5>
    • Lance Creek [Niobrara County]
    • Lusk [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lusk
      • Lusk [Niobrara County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the east of Lost Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,474 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lusk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lusk<5>
    • Wendover [Platte County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wendover
      • Wendover [Platte County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the south of Lost Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wendover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hartville [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
      • Hartville [Platte County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the south of Lost Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<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 Lost Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lost Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost Springs ...

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

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About Converse County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Converse County: www.conversecounty.org/

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 Converse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lost Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lost Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Lost Springs) 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 Lost Springs. 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 Lost SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7652, Longitude: -104.9264    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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