ⓘ Moorcroft, Wyoming

                                     

ⓘ Moorcroft, Wyoming

Moorcroft was incorporated on October 2, 1906. The exact meaning of Moorcroft is unknown but over the years has several suggested origins for the name. The town was named in 1876 after Alexander Moorcroft, an early settler who built a cabin in the Black Hills of Wyoming. The name Moorcroft was chosen by the community’s first postman Stocks Millar 1858-1890 after his home town in Scotland.