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Welcome to Orin ...

Orin is located in Converse County<1>.

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

Orin is 4,700 feet [1,433 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Orin is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Orin lies within the (307) area code.

Adding Orin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Orin 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 Orin was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

Communities Also Named Orin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Orin - they are located in Oklahoma and Washington.

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

Communities near Orin ...

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

  • Douglas [Converse County]
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    • Douglas [Converse County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Orin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<5>
  • Glendo [Platte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendo
    • Glendo [Platte County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Orin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendo<5>
  • Lost Springs [Converse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Springs
    • Lost Springs [Converse County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Orin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lost Springs<5>
  • Shawnee [Converse County]
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    • Esterbrook [Converse County]
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      • Esterbrook [Converse County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Orin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esterbrook
    • Binford [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Binford
      • Binford [Albany County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the south of Orin
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    • Keeline [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keeline
      • Keeline [Niobrara County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Orin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keeline
    • Wendover [Platte County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wendover
      • Wendover [Platte County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Orin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wendover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Manville [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manville
      • Manville [Niobrara County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the east of Orin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manville<5>
    • Hartville [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
      • Hartville [Platte County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Orin
      • 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 Orin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Orin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Converse County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orin. 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>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 Orin - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Orin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6533, Longitude: -105.1925       In this case, the coordinates for Orin 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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