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Welcome to Lyman ...

The town of Lyman is located in Uinta County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Lyman, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1901.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lyman has a population of 2,071 people<2> (see below for details).

Lyman is 6,700 feet [2,042 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lyman is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Lyman is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Lyman: 82937<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lyman had an population of 2,071 people. This is a decrease of 2.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lyman had a population of 2,115 people (or 10.02% of the total population of Uinta County). This makes Lyman the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lyman represents 0.38% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,115 people, the population of Lyman increased 9.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,938 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lyman.

Communities Also Named Lyman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Lyman - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Washington.

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

Communities near Lyman ...

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

  • Mountain View
  • Fort Bridger
  • Carter
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lyman.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
  • Robertson
  • Bridger
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lyman.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
  • Piedmont ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Lyman.
  • Lonetree
  • Granger
  • Burntfork
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burntfork
    • Burntfork lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Lyman.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burntfork
  • Little America

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyman ...

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

Adding Lyman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lyman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lyman was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Lyman post office opened in 1901.

We also found Lyman on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lyman.

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

The official website for Uinta County:

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Uinta, 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 Lyman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lyman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Lyman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lyman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lyman) 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 Lyman. 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 LymanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lyman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3292, Longitude: -110.2929    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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