kids encyclopedia robot

Meriden, Wyoming facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Meriden, Wyoming
Unincorporated crossroads
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Laramie
Elevation 4,957 ft (1,511 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 82081
GNIS feature ID 1591473

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.

The community was named after Meriden, Connecticut.

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


Antilocapra americana male (Wyoming, 2012)
Pronghorn Antelope are common in the area around Meriden.

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.


kids search engine
Meriden, Wyoming Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.