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Muddy Gap, Wyoming

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Welcome to Muddy Gap ...

Muddy Gap is located in Carbon County<1>.

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

Muddy Gap is 6,310 feet [1,923 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Muddy Gap is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Muddy Gap is located in the (307) area code.

Communities near Muddy Gap ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Muddy Gap.

  • Bairoil [Sweetwater County]
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    • Bairoil [Sweetwater County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Muddy Gap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bairoil
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bairoil<5>
  • Ferris [Carbon County] - Historic
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    • Ferris [Carbon County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Muddy Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Jeffrey City [Fremont County]
  • Alcova [Natrona County]
  • Rawlins [Carbon County]
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    • Rawlins [Carbon County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<4> to the south of Muddy Gap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rawlins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rawlins<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Muddy Gap. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Muddy Gap.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Muddy Gap ...

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

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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 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 Muddy Gap - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Muddy Gap) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muddy Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3516, Longitude: -107.4573       In this case, the coordinates for Muddy Gap 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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