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Welcome to Parkman ...

Parkman is located in Sheridan County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Parkman, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

Parkman is 4,300 feet [1,311 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Parkman is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Parkman: (307)

The ZIP code for Parkman: 82838<3>

Communities Also Named Parkman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Parkman - they are located in Maine, Ohio and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Parkman ...

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

  • Ranchester
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Dayton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Wyola
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Wolf
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Burgess Junction
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Kleenburn
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Kleenburn is located in Sheridan County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kleenburn
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Kleenburn
  • Beckton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Beckton is located in Sheridan County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckton
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Beckton
  • Sheridan
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)
  • Decker
    (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
  • Lodge Grass
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodge Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lodge Grass is located in Big Horn County (MT)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodge Grass
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lodge Grass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodge Grass <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkman ...

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

Adding Parkman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Parkman 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 Parkman was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Parkman post office opened in 1894.

We also found Parkman on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1937).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Parkman.

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

The official website for Sheridan County:

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Sheridan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Parkman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parkman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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