Alcova CDP, Wyoming


While many may refer to the city of Alcova as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP). It is one of 6 cities in Natrona County. Alcova is a rural city located in central Wyoming near the North Platte River.

Alcova, WY is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.
Need a wider view? Alcova, WY is a part of the Casper, WY Metro Area.


The climate estimates use Alcova, WY weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at PATHFINDER.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are lower than 58% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSWY
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0088619
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0001159
Region2013 ACS4
Division2013 ACS8
State FIPS2013 ACS56
Place FIPS2013 ACS01115
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusAlcova CDP
Name2013 ACSAlcova CDP, Wyoming
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779807
Place ANSI2010 Census02407712
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US5601115
GEOID2013 ACS5601115
Population2010 Census76
Population2013 ACS0
Housing Units2010 Census53
Housing Units2013 ACS0
Land Area2013 ACS1.2 square miles
Water Area2013 ACS0.0 square miles
Population Density2013 ACS0.0 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[42.544671,-106.741844], [42.565836,-106.71093],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS42.554332377766, -106.72630879654
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census03