Horse Creek, Wyoming

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Horse Creek, Wyoming
Unincorporated community
Horse Creek, Wyoming is located in Wyoming
Horse Creek, Wyoming
Horse Creek, Wyoming
Location within the state of Wyoming
Horse Creek, Wyoming is located in the US
Horse Creek, Wyoming
Horse Creek, Wyoming
Horse Creek, Wyoming (the US)
Coordinates: 41°24′54″N 105°10′56″W / 41.41500°N 105.18222°W / 41.41500; -105.18222Coordinates: 41°24′54″N 105°10′56″W / 41.41500°N 105.18222°W / 41.41500; -105.18222
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountyLaramie
Elevation6,506 ft (1,983 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes82061
GNIS feature ID1589684[1]

Horse Creek is an unincorporated community in western Laramie County, Wyoming, United States. It lies between Horse Creek to the north, and the South Fork of Horse Creek to the south, along WYO 211 northwest of the city of Cheyenne, the county seat of Laramie County.[2] Its elevation is 6,506 feet (1,983 m).[1] Although Horse Creek is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 82061.[3] As of the 2010 census, Horse Creek had an estimated population of 39.[4]

Public education in the community of Horse Creek is provided by Laramie County School District #1.

Highways[edit]

  • WYO 211 (Horsecreek Road) - north-south route through Horse Creek,
running to Cheyenne to the southeast, and Chugwater to the northeast.
  • County Road #228 (Fisher Canyon Rd.), which becomes County Road #17 (Roger Canyon Rd.), runs west from Horse Creek to Laramie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Horse Creek, Wyoming". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 116.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived 2011-06-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Community Facts - 2010 Demographic Profile Retrieved 2015-07-06