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1890 Communities Near Y-O Ranch ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Y-O Ranch in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Y-O Ranch.

  • Chugwater [Platte County]
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    • Chugwater [Platte County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Y-O Ranch
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 53 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Chugwater had a post office and railroad service
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  • Fort Laramie [Goshen County]
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    • Fort Laramie [Goshen County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Y-O Ranch
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 735 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Laramie had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Hartville [Platte County]
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    • Hartville [Platte County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northeast of Y-O Ranch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hartville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Wheatland [Platte County]
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    • Wheatland [Platte County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Y-O Ranch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,522 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wheatland had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatland<3>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wyoming

About Platte County

About Wyoming

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The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Y-O Ranch, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Y-O Ranch) 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 Y-O Ranch. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Y-O RanchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Y-O Ranch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0308, Longitude: -104.9400       In this case, the coordinates for Y-O Ranch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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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