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Welcome to Turnerville ...

Turnerville is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

Turnerville is 6,400 feet [1,951 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Turnerville is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Turnerville: (307)

Communities Also Named Turnerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Turnerville - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico and Ontario.

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

Communities near Turnerville ...

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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turnerville ...

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

Adding Turnerville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Turnerville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Turnerville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Turnerville post office opened in 1927.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Turnerville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Turnerville. 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 Lincoln, 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 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 Turnerville - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Turnerville) 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 Turnerville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TurnervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turnerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8588, Longitude: -110.9019       In this case, the coordinates for Turnerville 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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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