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Wakeley, Wyoming

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Welcome to Wakeley ...

Wakeley is located in Sheridan County<1>.

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

Wakeley is 3,740 feet [1,140 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wakeley is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Wakeley is located in the (307) area code.

Communities near Wakeley ...

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

  • Sheridan [Sheridan County]
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    • Sheridan [Sheridan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Wakeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,095 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<5>
  • Ranchester [Sheridan County]
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    • Ranchester [Sheridan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Wakeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranchester<5>
  • Dayton [Sheridan County]
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    • Dayton [Sheridan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Wakeley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<5>
  • Wyarno [Sheridan County]
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    • Kleenburn [Sheridan County]
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      • Kleenburn [Sheridan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wakeley
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    • Big Horn [Sheridan County]
    • Decker [Big Horn County]
    • Beckton [Sheridan County]
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      • Beckton [Sheridan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Wakeley
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    • Banner [Sheridan County]
    • Story [Sheridan 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 Wakeley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wakeley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wakeley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wyoming

About Sheridan County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wakeley. 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 Sheridan, 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 have 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 Wakeley - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wakeley) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wakeley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8280, Longitude: -106.8906       In this case, the coordinates for Wakeley 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.






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