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Welcome to Sand Creek Crossing ...

Sand Creek Crossing is located in Crook County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sand Creek Crossing: Sand Crk. Xing. (or less commonly used: Sand Ck. Xing. or Sand Cr. Xing.)

Sand Creek Crossing is 5,000 feet [1,524 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sand Creek Crossing is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Sand Creek Crossing: (307)

Communities near Sand Creek Crossing ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sand Creek Crossing.

  • Spearfish [Lawrence County]
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    • Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Sand Creek Crossing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,900 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spearfish<5>
  • Lead [Lawrence County]
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    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sand Creek Crossing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,947 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<5>
  • North Spearfish [Lawrence County]
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    • North Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sand Creek Crossing
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,221 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Sundance [Crook County]
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    • Sundance [Crook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Sand Creek Crossing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sundance<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Sand Creek Crossing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,294 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<5>
    • Trojan [Lawrence County]
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      • Trojan [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Sand Creek Crossing
      • Estimated population in 2014: 627 people
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    • Tinton [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Tinton [Lawrence County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Sand Creek Crossing
      • Estimated population in 2014: 477 people
    • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sand Creek Crossing
      • Estimated population in 2014: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Preston [Lawrence County]
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      • Preston [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Sand Creek Crossing
      • Estimated population in 2014: 185 people
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    • Central City [Lawrence County]
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      • Central City [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sand Creek Crossing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Sand Creek Crossing. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sand Creek Crossing.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Creek Crossing ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wyoming

About Crook County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Crook, 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 Sand Creek Crossing - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sand Creek Crossing) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Creek Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4139, Longitude: -104.0960       In this case, the coordinates for Sand Creek Crossing 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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