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Welcome to Moorcroft ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Moorcroft has a population of 1,083 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Moorcroft.
Moorcroft is 4,260 feet [1,298 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Moorcroft is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Moorcroft lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Moorcroft: (307)
The ZIP code for Moorcroft: 82721<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moorcroft had an population of 1,083 people. This is an increase of 7.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Moorcroft had a population of 1,009 people (which is 14.25% of the total population of Crook County). This makes Moorcroft the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Moorcroft represents 0.18% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,009 people, the population of Moorcroft increased 25.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 807 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Moorcroft.
Adding Moorcroft to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Moorcroft 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 Moorcroft was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Moorcroft on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Moorcroft on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Moorcroft ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Moorcroft.
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 Moorcroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moorcroft.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moorcroft. 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 Moorcroft.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moorcroft. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Moorcroft.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moorcroft ...
Looking for more information about Moorcroft? 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 Moorcroft, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moorcroft.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moorcroft. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 31 Aug 2021