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Winton is a ghost town in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. Winton was 5 miles (8.0 km) north-northeast of Reliance. Winton is sometimes referred to as Megeath. Megeath Coal Company owned a Post Office named Winton. Union Pacific bought out Megeath and changed the name to Winton.

Winton, Wyoming
Ghost town
Winton, Wyoming is located in Wyoming
Winton, Wyoming
Winton, Wyoming
Coordinates: 41°44′50″N 109°10′02″W / 41.74722°N 109.16722°W / 41.74722; -109.16722Coordinates: 41°44′50″N 109°10′02″W / 41.74722°N 109.16722°W / 41.74722; -109.16722
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountySweetwater
Elevation
6,965 ft (2,123 m)
GNIS feature ID1597546[1]

Notable peopleEdit

Lawrence Welsh, the fourth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Spokane, was born in Winton.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Winton, Wyoming
  2. ^ "Bishop Lawrence Harold Welsh". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved October 12, 2018.