Granite Canon Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Granite Canon


Granite Canon (also Granite or Granite Canyon) is an unincorporated community in Laramie County, Wyoming, United States. Its elevation is 7,336 feet (2,236 m). The community of Granite Canon is unincorporated, but does have a postal designation (under the name of Granite Canon) with the ZIP code of 82059.

Public education in the community of Granite is provided by Laramie County School District #1.

On the morning of October 4, 2018, an eastbound Union Pacific freight train collided with the rear of a stationary Union Pacific freight train in Granite Canyon. At the time of the accident, the striking train was traveling on a descending grade leading up to the point of collision. The engineer and conductor of the striking train were killed, and three locomotives and fifty-seven cars of the striking train derailed, while nine cars of the stationary train derailed.

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