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Wyoming

Wyoming
US State
NicknameEquality State (official);
Cowboy State; Big Wyoming
MottoEqual Rights
Official languagesEnglish
DemonymWyomingite
CapitalCheyenne
Largest citycapital
Largest metro areaCheyenne Metro Area
Area
Area Ranked10th
Total97814 sq mi 253348 km2
Width280 mi 450 km
Length360 mi 581 km
% water0.7
Population
Pop. Rank50th
Total(2010)563,626
Density5.4 /sq mi 2.08 /km2
Elevation
Highest pointGannett Peak
13809 ft 4210 m
Mean6700 ft 2044 m
Lowest pointBelle Fourche River
3099 ft 945 m
Other information
Admission to UnionJuly 10, 1890 (44th)
GovernorMatt Mead (R)
Lieutenant GovernorMax Maxfield (R)
LegislatureWyoming Legislature
Upper houseSenate
Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsMike Enzi (R)
John Barrasso (R)
U.S. House delegationCynthia Lummis (R)
Timezone
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6

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Wyoming c-enaudio=en-us-Wyoming.oggwaɪˈoʊmɪŋ is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The western two thirds of the state is covered mostly with the mountain ranges and rangelands in the foothills of the Eastern Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie known as the High Plains. Wyoming is the least populous U.S. state, with a U.S. Census population of 563,626 in 2010. This is a 14.1% increase since 2000. It is the tenth largest U.S. state by area. Cheyenne is the capital and the most populous city of Wyoming with a population of nearly 60,000 people within its city proper.

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Live Easter display turns heads in Wyoming - WZZM Tweet this news
WZZM---Wyoming-(WZZM)-An Easter display at a local church turned heads Saturday in -Wyoming-. The Abundant Life Church of God held a live portrayal of Christ's crucifixion. The re-enactment was originally supposed to be inside, but the pastor says hi - Date : Sun, 24 Apr 2011 02:32:49 GMT+00:00
Wyoming Park sweeps softball quad behind pitcher Megan Galganski - MLive.com Tweet this news
MLive.com--(Darren Breen | The Grand Rapids Press) -WYOMING- -- Megan Galganski got a big hug from -Wyoming- Park softball coach Troy Mast as she approached the dugout. The Vikings couldn't help but be excited. Thanks to Galganski's pitching and - Date : Sun, 24 Apr 2011 03:35:27 GMT+00:00
Casper health center partners could split - Billings Gazette Tweet this news
Billings Gazette--The decadelong relationship between the Community Health Center of Central -Wyoming- and the University of -Wyoming- Family Medicine Residency Program could be coming to an end. The two entities, which partner to provide affordable prima - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 06:06:57 GMT+00:00
Wyoming State Treasurer Joe Meyer will determine release of financial records - Casper Star-Tribune Online Tweet this news
Casper Star-Tribune Online--CHEYENNE -- The state treasurer has the ultimate authority to determine which Cheyenne Capital Fund records can be made public, -Wyoming- Attorney General Greg Phillips said in an opinion issued this week. Phillips said a 2006 - Date : Fri, 22 Apr 2011 20:53:15 GMT+00:00
Chadron St. signs 3 Wyoming wrestlers - Billings Gazette Tweet this news
Billings Gazette--Leandro Arias (Cheyenne Central), Kaleb Hoyt (Rocky Mountain) and Jesse Larralde (Newcastle) all signed letters of intent with the Eagles. Arias became a two-time Class 4A state champion in February with a state title at 140 pounds and a - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 06:02:44 GMT+00:00
Officials work on public record, open meetings - Wyoming Tribune Tweet this news
Wyoming Tribune--The -Wyoming- Press Association and two other organizations met before the Legislature's Joint Judiciary Interim Committee. By D. Reed Eckhardt WORLAND -- Efforts to improve -Wyoming- public records and open meetings laws have moved - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 13:12:15 GMT+00:00
Outdoor Life magazine lists 6 Wyoming towns among its top 20 best to live in - The Republic Tweet this news
The Republic---Wyoming- is well represented in Outdoor Life magazine's list of top towns to live in. Six towns in the state ranked in the magazine's most recent top 20 list. Pinedale ranked second, Saratoga fifth, Sheridan ninth, Rawlins 14th, L - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 16:08:07 GMT+00:00
Wyoming tightens cattle ID rule for brucellosis zone - High Plains Journal Tweet this news
High Plains Journal--(AP)--Concerns in Colorado and Nebraska have prompted -Wyoming- to adopt a new rule for identifying cattle raised around Yellowstone National Park, an area where the animals are considered to be at greater risk of brucellosis exposure - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 15:42:42 GMT+00:00
Search continues for Minnesota man missing in Wyoming - Pioneer Press Tweet this news
Pioneer Press--Gregory Seftick, 31 and a native of Afton, and Walker Kuhl, 27 of Salt Lake City, were last seen skiing near the mouth of Garnet Canyon in Grand Teton National Park in -Wyoming-. Search efforts to locate the two have been hampered by snowy - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 17:26:32 GMT+00:00
Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area economy could gain millions from fewer dropouts - MLive.com Tweet this news
MLive.com--Slashing the high school dropout rate in half in the Grand Rapids--Wyoming- metro area for just one class could pump millions of dollars into the local economy, according to a new study. The Grand Rapids--Wyoming- metropolitan statistical area - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 20:20:56 GMT+00:00

Climate : Wildlife refuges and hatcheries
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average max. temperature °F (°C) 32
(0)
37
(3)
45
(7)
56
(13)
66
(19)
78
(26)
87
(31)
85
(29)
74
(23)
60
(16)
44
(7)
34
(1)
58
(14)
Average min. temperature
°F (°C)
12
(-11)
16
(-9)
21
(-6)
28
(-2)
37
(3)
46
(8)
54
(12)
51
(11)
41
(5)
32
(0)
21
(-6)
14
(-10)
31
(-1)
Average rainfall
inches (mm)
0.6
(15.2)
0.6
(15.2)
1.0
(25.4)
1.6
(40.6)
2.1
(53.3)
1.5
(38.1)
1.3
(33.0)
0.7
(17.8)
0.9
(22.9)
1.0
(25.4)
0.8
(20.3)
0.7
(17.8)
12.8
(325.1)
Source:

Climate : Wildlife refuges and hatcheries
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average max. temperature °F (°C) 24
(-4)
28
(-2)
37
(3)
47
(8)
58
(14)
68
(20)
78
(26)
77
(25)
67
(19)
54
(12)
37
(3)
24
(-4)
49
(9)
Average min. temperature
°F (°C)
-1
(-18)
2
(-17)
10
(-12)
21
(-6)
30
(-1)
36
(2)
41
(5)
38
(3)
31
(-1)
22
(-6)
14
(-10)
0
(-18)
20
(-7)
Average rainfall
inches (mm)
2.6
(66.0)
1.9
(48.3)
1.6
(40.6)
1.4
(35.6)
1.9
(48.3)
1.8
(45.7)
1.3
(33.0)
1.3
(33.0)
1.5
(38.1)
1.3
(33.0)
2.3
(58.4)
2.5
(63.5)
21.4
(543.6)
Source:

Presidential elections results
Politics :
Year Republicans Democrats
2008 64.78% 164,958 32.54% 82,868
2004 68.86% 167,629 29.07% 70,776
2000 67.76% 147,947 27.70% 60,481
1996 49.81% 105,388 36.84% 77,934
1992 39.70% 79,347 34.10% 68,160
1988 60.53% 106,867 38.01% 67,113
1984 70.51% 133,241 28.24% 53,370
1980 62.64% 110,700 27.97% 49,427
1976 59.30% 92,717 39.81% 62,239
1972 69.01% 100,464 30.47% 44,358
1968 55.76% 70,927 35.51% 45,173
1964 43.44% 61,998 56.56% 80,718
1960 55.01% 77,451 44.99% 63,331

Politics :
Wyoming Counties Ranked By 2009 Population
Rank County Population Rank County Population
1 Laramie County 91,738 13 Converse County 13,578
2 Natrona County 74,508 14 Goshen County 12,319
3 Campbell County 43,967 15 Big Horn County 11,581
4 Sweetwater County 41,226 16 Sublette County 8,792
5 Fremont County 38,719 17 Johnson County 8,531
6 Albany County 33,979 18 Platte County 8,196
7 Sheridan County 29,163 19 Washakie County 7,911
8 Park County 27,976 20 Weston County 7,009
9 Uinta County 20,927 21 Crook County 6,653
10 Teton County 20,710 22 Hot Springs County 4,590
11 Lincoln County 16,995 23 Niobrara County 2,366
12 Carbon County 15,720 Wyoming Total 544,270

Politics :
Number on
License Plate
County Number on
License Plate
County Number on
License Plate
County
1 Natrona 9 Big Horn 17 Campbell
2 Laramie 10 Fremont 18 Crook
3 Sheridan 11 Park 19 Uinta
4 Sweetwater 12 Lincoln 20 Washakie
5 Albany 13 Converse 21 Weston
6 Carbon 14 Niobrara 22 Teton
7 Goshen 15 Hot Springs 23 Sublette
8 Platte 16 Johnson

The 20 Most Populous Wyoming Cities and Towns
Politics :
Rank City County Population
1 City of Cheyenne Laramie County 59,466
2 City of Casper Natrona County 55,316
3 City of Laramie Albany County 30,816
4 City of Gillette Campbell County 29,087
5 City of Rock Springs Sweetwater County 20,905
6 City of Sheridan Sheridan County 17,461
7 City of Green River Sweetwater County 12,149
8 City of Evanston Uinta County 11,781
9 City of Riverton Fremont County 10,032
10 Town of Jackson Teton County 9,806
11 City of Cody Park County 9,309
12 City of Rawlins Carbon County 8,740
13 City of Lander Fremont County 7,264
14 City of Douglas Converse County 5,971
15 City of Powell Park County 5,524
16 City of Torrington Goshen County 5,514
17 City of Worland Washakie County 4,958
18 City of Buffalo Johnson County 4,832
19 Town of Newcastle Weston County 3,390
20 Town of Wheatland Platte County 3,298

U.S. Census Bureau Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas of Wyoming
Politics :
Census Area County Population
Cheyenne, WY, Metropolitan Statistical Area Laramie County, Wyoming 91,738
Casper, WY, Metropolitan Statistical Area Natrona County, Wyoming 75,450
Gillette, WY, Micropolitan Statistical Area Campbell County, Wyoming 46,133
Rock Springs, WY, Micropolitan Statistical Area Sweetwater County, Wyoming 43,806
Riverton, WY, Micropolitan Statistical Area Fremont County, Wyoming 40,123
Laramie, WY, Micropolitan Statistical Area Albany County, Wyoming 36,299
Jackson, WY-ID, Micropolitan Statistical Area Teton County, Wyoming 21,294
Teton County, Idaho 8,833
Total 30,127
Sheridan, WY, Micropolitan Statistical Area Sheridan County, Wyoming 29,116
Evanston, WY, Micropolitan Statistical Area Uinta County, Wyoming 21,118

State of Wyoming

State capital: Cheyenne
TopicsGovernors * Geography * Government * Economy * History * People * Visitor Attractions * State Symbols * Radio Stations
RegionsBlack Hills * Grand Teton * Great Basin * Powder River Country * Red Desert * Yellowstone
CitiesBuffalo * Casper * Cheyenne * Cody * Douglas * Evanston * Gillette * Green River * Jackson * Lander * Laramie * Powell * Rawlins * Riverton * Rock Springs * Sheridan * Torrington * Worland
CountiesAlbany * Big Horn * Campbell * Carbon * Converse * Crook * Fremont * Goshen * Hot Springs * Johnson * Laramie * Lincoln * Natrona * Niobrara * Park * Platte * Sheridan * Sublette * Sweetwater * Teton * Uinta * Washakie * Weston



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