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Thayne, Wyoming

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Welcome to Thayne ...

The town of Thayne is located in Lincoln County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thayne has a population of 393 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Thayne is 5,910 feet [1,801 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Thayne is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Thayne: (307)

The ZIP code for Thayne: 83127<4>

Websites for Thayne ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thayne had an population of 393 people. This is an increase of 7.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thayne had a population of 366 people. This makes Thayne the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Thayne represents 0.06% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 366 people, the population of Thayne increased 7.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 341 people).

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

Communities near Thayne ...

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

  • Afton [Lincoln County]
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    • Afton [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Thayne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,071 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Afton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Afton<6>
  • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County]
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    • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Thayne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
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  • Alpine [Lincoln County]
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    • Alpine [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Thayne
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpine<6>
  • Freedom [Caribou County]
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    • Freedom [Caribou County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Thayne
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Freedom [Lincoln County]
    • Turnerville [Lincoln County]
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      • Turnerville [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Thayne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turnerville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turnerville
    • Etna [Lincoln County]
    • Auburn [Lincoln County]
    • Grover [Lincoln County]
    • Fairview [Lincoln County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thayne ...

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

Adding Thayne to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Thayne 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 Thayne was on a map titled Map of Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1937).

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Lincoln, 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 Thayne.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thayne - 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 Thayne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thayne 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thayne) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thayne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ThayneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thayne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9189, Longitude: -111.0024    
<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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