Leiter, Wyoming

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Leiter, Wyoming
Unincorporated community
Post office and business in Leiter, Wyoming.jpg
Leiter, Wyoming is located in Wyoming
Leiter, Wyoming
Leiter, Wyoming
Location within the state of Wyoming
Leiter, Wyoming is located in the US
Leiter, Wyoming
Leiter, Wyoming
Leiter, Wyoming (the US)
Coordinates: 44°43′5″N 106°16′9″W / 44.71806°N 106.26917°W / 44.71806; -106.26917Coordinates: 44°43′5″N 106°16′9″W / 44.71806°N 106.26917°W / 44.71806; -106.26917
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountySheridan
Elevation3,779 ft (1,152 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes82837
GNIS feature ID1597382[1]

Leiter is an unincorporated community in eastern Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States, along Clear Creek. It lies along the concurrent U.S. Routes 14 and 16, east of the city of Sheridan, the county seat of Sheridan County.[2] Its elevation is 3,779 feet (1,152 m).[1] Although Leiter is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 82837.[3] Public education in the community of Clearmont is provided by Sheridan County School District #3.

The location is named after Levi Z. Leiter (by reference to the Leiter estate) who owned a large ranch in the area.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leiter, 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
  4. ^ Levi Z. Leiter papers and Leiter estate records, 1852-1969, Chicago Historical Society