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Welcome to Sinclair ...

The town of Sinclair is located in Carbon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sinclair has a population of 394 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sinclair.

Sinclair is 6,600 feet [2,012 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Sinclair is 1¼ mile [or 2 km] above sea level.

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

Sinclair lies within the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Sinclair: 82334<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sinclair had an population of 394 people. This is a decrease of 9.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sinclair had a population of 433 people. This makes Sinclair the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Sinclair represents 0.08% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 433 people, the population of Sinclair increased 2.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 423 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sinclair.

Communities Also Named Sinclair ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Sinclair - they are located in Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Manitoba, Montana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Sinclair ...

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

  • Rawlins [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rawlins
    • Rawlins [Carbon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Sinclair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rawlins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rawlins<6>
  • Fort Steele [Carbon County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Steele
    • Fort Steele [Carbon County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Sinclair
  • Walcott [Carbon County]
  • Riner [Sweetwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riner
    • Riner [Sweetwater County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Sinclair
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riner have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riner
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saratoga [Carbon County]
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      • Saratoga [Carbon County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Sinclair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga<6>
    • Ferris [Carbon County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferris
      • Ferris [Carbon County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the north of Sinclair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferris have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hanna [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanna
      • Hanna [Carbon County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the east of Sinclair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanna<6>
    • Elmo [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmo
      • Elmo [Carbon County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the east of Sinclair
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmo
    • Elk Mountain [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Mountain
      • Elk Mountain [Carbon County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<5> to the east of Sinclair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Mountain<6>
    • Bairoil [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bairoil
      • Bairoil [Sweetwater County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Sinclair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bairoil
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bairoil<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sinclair ...

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

Adding Sinclair to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sinclair 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 Sinclair was

We also found Sinclair on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wyoming (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wyoming

About Carbon County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sinclair. 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 Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sinclair.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sinclair - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Sinclair). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sinclair or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Sinclair) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sinclair. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SinclairOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sinclair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7800, Longitude: -107.1170    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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