|• Total||1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)|
|• Land||1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (.3 km2)|
|Elevation||4,705 ft (1,434 m)|
|• Density||41/sq mi (16/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1592478|
A post office called Orin Junction was established in 1891, the name was changed to Orin in 1895, and the post office closed in about 1962. The community was named for Orin Hughitt, the uncle of a railroad official.
The community is located at the intersection of Interstate 25/U.S. Route 26/U.S. Route 87 and U.S. Route 18/U.S. Route 20. Orin is about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Douglas. A BNSF Railway line runs through the community.
- "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Converse County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 111.
- "2010 Wyoming Place Names". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
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