Meriden, Wyoming

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Meriden, Wyoming
Meriden, Wyoming is located in Wyoming
Meriden, Wyoming
Meriden, Wyoming
Location within the state of Wyoming
Meriden, Wyoming is located in the United States
Meriden, Wyoming
Meriden, Wyoming
Meriden, Wyoming (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°32′37″N 104°19′09″W / 41.54361°N 104.31917°W / 41.54361; -104.31917Coordinates: 41°32′37″N 104°19′09″W / 41.54361°N 104.31917°W / 41.54361; -104.31917
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountyLaramie
Elevation
4,957 ft (1,511 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
82081
GNIS feature ID1591473[1]

Meriden is an unincorporated crossroads in Laramie County, Wyoming, United States. It is part of the Cheyenne, Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is located about 45 miles northeast of Cheyenne, and 40 miles south of Torrington. It has a post office, zip code 82081.[2]

The community was named after Meriden, Connecticut.

Public education in the community of Meriden is provided by Laramie County School District #2.

Geography[edit]

Pronghorn Antelope are common in the area around Meriden.[3]

Meriden is located at an elevation of 4,957 feet, at the junction of U.S. Highway 85 (Torrington Rd) and Laramie County Road 238 just south of the Goshen County line, and about 10 miles from the Nebraska state line. Horse Creek runs through Meriden.

Highways[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meriden, Wyoming". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ MapQuest - Post Office Finder Retrieved 2015-07-06
  3. ^ WyomingTourism.org - Vacation Guide Retrieved 2015-07-06