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About Rawlins (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Carbon County (see below)

Time Zone: Rawlins lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Telephone Area Code: (307)

ZIP Codes: 82301, 82310<1>

Elevation: 6,700 feet [2,042.16 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Rawlins)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<3>     8,559   (7.56% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     9,259   (8.44% increase since 2000)
2000:     8,538

Total Area:<4>   8.28 sq. miles [21.4 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   3,960

Official Website: www.rawlins-wyoming.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Rawlins:

Lat:   41.792900°   (or 41°47'34" N)

Lon:   -107.239600°   (or -107°14'22" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Rawlins<7>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Rawlins

GNIS ID:   2411524

FIPS State / Place Code:   56 / 63900

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rawlins)


About Carbon County

The city of Rawlins is the County Seat for Carbon County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Carbon)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     14,832   (6.63% decrease since 2010)  
2010     15,885   (1.57% increase since 2000)
2000:     15,639

Total Area:   7,963 sq. miles [20,626.6 km²]

Housing Units:   8,576

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Carbon

GNIS ID:   1605069

FIPS State / County Code:   56 / 007

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rawlins)


About Wyoming

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     580,116   (2.93% increase since 2010)  
2010:     563,626   (14.14% increase since 2000)
2000:     493,782

Websites for State of Wyoming

Official Website:   www.wyo.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.travelwyoming.com/

Parks:   https://www.travelwyoming.com/national-parks

Fishing:   https://wgfd.wyo.gov/Fishing-and-Boating/Places-to-Fish-in-Wyoming/

Hunting:   https://wgfd.wyo.gov/hunting

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wyoming

GNIS ID:   1779807

FIPS State:   56

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rawlins)

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The official website for Rawlins: www.rawlins-wyoming.com/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 city (such as Rawlins). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rawlins or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rawlins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Rawlins. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<6>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Rawlins, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<7>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Rawlins.




 

 

 


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