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Welcome to South Baxter ...

South Baxter is located in Sweetwater County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Baxter: S. Baxter

South Baxter is 7,220 feet [2,201 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of South Baxter is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for South Baxter: (307)

Communities near South Baxter ...

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

  • Rock Springs [Sweetwater County]
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    • Rock Springs [Sweetwater County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of South Baxter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,943 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Springs<5>
  • Arrowhead Springs [Sweetwater County]
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    • Arrowhead Springs [Sweetwater County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of South Baxter
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowhead Springs
  • Sweeney Ranch [Sweetwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweeney Ranch
    • Sweeney Ranch [Sweetwater County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of South Baxter
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweeney Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweeney Ranch
  • Quealy [Sweetwater County]
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    • Quealy [Sweetwater County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of South Baxter
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clearview Acres [Sweetwater County]
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      • Clearview Acres [Sweetwater County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of South Baxter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview Acres
    • Purple Sage [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purple Sage
      • Purple Sage [Sweetwater County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of South Baxter
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    • Green River [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green River
      • Green River [Sweetwater County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of South Baxter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,788 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green River<5>
    • North Rock Springs [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Rock Springs
      • North Rock Springs [Sweetwater County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of South Baxter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Rock Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Reliance [Sweetwater County]
    • James Town [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Town
      • James Town [Sweetwater County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northwest of South Baxter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Town

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Baxter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Baxter.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Baxter ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wyoming

About Sweetwater County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sweetwater County: www.co.sweet.wy.us/

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 Sweetwater, 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 South Baxter - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Baxter) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Baxter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3680, Longitude: -109.1218       In this case, the coordinates for South Baxter 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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