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Welcome to Skull Creek ...

Skull Creek is located in Weston County<1>.

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

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

Skull Creek is 4,810 feet [1,466 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Skull Creek is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Skull Creek lies within the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Skull Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Skull Creek - they are located in Saskatchewan and Texas.

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

Communities near Skull Creek ...

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

  • Newcastle [Weston County]
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    • Newcastle [Weston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Skull Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,314 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcastle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcastle<5>
  • Upton [Weston County]
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    • Upton [Weston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Skull Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,032 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upton<5>
  • Clay Spur [Weston County]
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    • Clay Spur [Weston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Skull Creek
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  • Horton [Weston County] - Historic
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    • Horton [Weston County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Skull Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Osage [Weston County]
    • Four Corners [Weston County]
    • Cambria [Weston County] - Historic
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      • Cambria [Weston County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Skull Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Moskee [Crook County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moskee
      • Moskee [Crook County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Skull Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moskee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Linden [Crook County]
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      • Linden [Crook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Skull Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Sundance [Crook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance
      • Sundance [Crook County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Skull Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sundance<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 Skull Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Skull Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Skull Creek ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Skull Creek. 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 Weston, 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 Skull Creek - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Skull Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skull Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1091, Longitude: -104.3672       In this case, the coordinates for Skull Creek 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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