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Welcome to Meads ...

Meads is located in Carbon County<1>.

The location of Meads has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Meads is 6,770 feet [2,063 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Meads is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Meads is located in the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Meads ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Meads - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Meads ...

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

  • Saratoga [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga
    • Saratoga [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Meads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga<5>
  • Hanna [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanna
    • Hanna [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Meads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanna<5>
  • Sinclair [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinclair
    • Sinclair [Carbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Meads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinclair
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinclair<5>
  • Elk Mountain [Carbon County]
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    • Walcott [Carbon County]
    • Fort Steele [Carbon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Steele
      • Fort Steele [Carbon County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Meads
    • Rawlins [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rawlins
      • Rawlins [Carbon County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the west of Meads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rawlins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rawlins<5>
    • Medicine Bow [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Bow
      • Medicine Bow [Carbon County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Meads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Bow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medicine Bow<5>
    • Riverside [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside
      • Riverside [Carbon County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the south of Meads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<5>
    • Encampment [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Encampment
      • Encampment [Carbon County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the south of Meads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Encampment
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Encampment<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 Meads. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Meads.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meads ...

Looking for more information about Meads? 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 Meads, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Meads.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wyoming

About Carbon County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Meads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Meads) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6919, Longitude: -106.7659       In this case, the coordinates for Meads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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