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Welcome to Superior ...
When the people of Superior refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Superiorite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Superior has a population of 315 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Superior.
Superior is 6,880 feet [2,097 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Superior is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Superior lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Superior is within the (307) area code.
The ZIP code for Superior: 82945<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Superior had an population of 315 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Superior had a population of 336 people. This makes Superior the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Superior represents 0.06% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 336 people, the population of Superior increased 37.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 244 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Superior.
Adding Superior to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Superior 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 Superior was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Superior on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Superior ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Superior - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan (5), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Superior.
Communities near Superior ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Superior.
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 Superior. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Superior.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Superior. 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 Superior.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Superior. See our Newspapers Page for Superior.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Superior ...
Looking for more information about Superior? 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 Superior, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Superior.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Superior. 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/
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This page was last modified: 07 Sep 2021