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Welcome to Upton ...

The town of Upton is located in Weston County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Upton has a population of 1,054 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Upton is 4,250 feet [1,295 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Upton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Upton is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Upton: 82730<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Upton had an population of 1,054 people. This is a decrease of 4.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Upton had a population of 1,100 people (which is 15.26% of the total population of Weston County). This makes Upton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Upton represents 0.2% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,100 people, the population of Upton increased 26.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 872 people).

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

Communities Also Named Upton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Upton - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Texas, Utah (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Upton ...

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

  • Moorcroft [Crook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorcroft
    • Moorcroft [Crook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Upton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,084 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorcroft
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorcroft<6>
  • Pine Haven [Crook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Haven
    • Pine Haven [Crook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Upton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Haven<6>
  • Clay Spur [Weston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Spur
    • Clay Spur [Weston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Upton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay Spur
  • Osage [Weston County]
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    • Linden [Crook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
      • Linden [Crook County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Upton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Horton [Weston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horton
      • Horton [Weston County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Upton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cambria [Weston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambria
      • Cambria [Weston County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southeast of Upton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Four Corners [Weston County]
    • Moskee [Crook County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moskee
      • Moskee [Crook County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Upton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moskee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sundance [Crook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance
      • Sundance [Crook County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Upton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sundance<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Upton ...

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

Adding Upton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Upton 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 Upton was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Weston, 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 Upton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Upton - 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 Upton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Upton 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Upton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Upton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from UptonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1023, Longitude: -104.6242    
<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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