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Near Coalville in Summit County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Southwest Corner of Wyoming

 
 
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By Andrew Johnson, May 5, 2019
1. Southwest Corner of Wyoming Marker
Inscription.  A. V. Richards, U.S. astronomer and surveyor, established this corner monument November 14, 1873, at intersection of the forty-first parallel of north latitude with the thirty-forth degree of west longitude (west of Washington D.C.). Federal, state, and local organizations coordinated preservation of the monument in 1996.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is November 14, 1873.
 
Location. 40° 59.867′ N, 111° 2.8′ W. Marker is near Coalville, Utah, in Summit County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coalville UT 84017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hilliard, Wyoming (approx. 14˝ miles away in Wyoming); Hilliard City and Piedmont (approx. 14˝ miles away in Wyoming); Mormon Trail (approx. 14.9 miles away in Wyoming); Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 15.1 miles away in Wyoming); Myers Crossing (approx. 15.1 miles away in Wyoming); Historic Trails (approx. 15.1 miles away in Wyoming); Aspen Tunnel (approx. 15.1 miles away in Wyoming); Native Americans (approx. 15.1 miles away in Wyoming).
 
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By Andrew Johnson, May 5, 2019
2. Southwest Corner of Wyoming Marker
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By Andrew Johnson, May 5, 2019
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2019, by Andrew Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2019, by Andrew Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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