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Welcome to Toltec ...

Toltec is located in Albany County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Toltec, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Toltec is 7,610 feet [2,320 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Toltec is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Toltec lies within the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Toltec ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Toltec - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado and New Mexico (2).

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

Communities near Toltec ...

We have created a list of 3 communities that are near Toltec.

  • Binford
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Binford
    • Binford is located in Albany County
  • Esterbrook
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esterbrook
    • Esterbrook is located in Converse County
  • Boxelder
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boxelder have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boxelder
    • Boxelder is located in Converse County

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

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

Adding Toltec to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Toltec in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Toltec was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>

From that list, the Toltec post office opened in 1891.

We also found Toltec in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Toltec.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Albany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Toltec - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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