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In the Wind River mountains with Mt Arrowhead on the left in Sublette county, Wyoming.
Image: Kylir Horton

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About Wyoming


Wyoming Topographic Regions Map
Topographic Regions Map of Wyoming.

Wyoming FlagWyoming is a rectangle shaped landlocked state in the Mountain Division in western US mainland, bordered by Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho.

Inhabited by nomadic indigenous tribes for thousands of years, but the sight of free roaming Native Americans ended soon after the first European 'explorers' reached the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains, "the Cheyenne and Sioux were the last of the Indians to be controlled and placed on reservations". [1]

The United States acquired the area of Wyoming from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, from Great Britain as part of a treaty in 1846, and from territory ceded by Mexico in 1848.


Area
Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful Geyser erupts, Yellowstone National Park in north west Wyoming.
Image: Emily Campbell



It is the tenth largest state in the US with a total area of 253,348 km² (97,818 sq mi) [2], compared Wyoming is somewhat larger than the United Kingdom.

Wyoming's main geographical regions are the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains and the Intermontane Basins. Around 85% of the state is considered rangelands. In north east is a small extension of the Black Hills, the hills are superseded by the Powder River Basin with Big Horn Mountains in north and the semi-arid region of the Thunder Basin National Grassland to the west. In the western and central portions of the state spreads the Wyoming Basin shrub steppe, an ecoregion surrounded by various subranges of the Rocky Mountains.

Highlights of Wyoming's landscape are the dramatic peaks and steep valleys of the Rocky Mountains and its subranges like the crescent shaped Bighorn Mountain Range or the Teton Range, the youngest mountain range in the Rockies.
Gannett Peak in the Wind River Range is the highest mountain summit in the state at 4,209 m (13,809 ft).

Bisons in Yellowstone National Park
American bisons in Yellowstone National Park.
Image: Hans Veth

And there is Yellowstone National Park in the northwest corner of Wyoming, so awe-inspiring to humans that it became the first National Park in the US in 1872, in 1978 it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Yellowstone Caldera is the largest volcanic system in North America. Yellowstone is known for its wildlife and its geothermal activity. Within the Upper Geyser Basin sits Old Faithful, the cone geyser erupts in intervals from 60-110 minutes, the colorful Grand Prismatic Spring nearby is the largest hot spring in the United States.


Population
Wyoming's population rank is 50th, with about 586.000 inhabitants (2018 est.) [3], making it the least populated state in the US. Wyoming is made up of 23 counties. Capital and largest city is Cheyenne, largest metropolitan area is Cheyenne Metro Area (pop. 2017 98,136) [4]. Other major cities are Casper, Laramie, and Gillette.

Busiest airport is Jackson Hole Airport (IATA code: JAC) which serves Jackson (WY) and Grand Teton National Park. Second largest airport is Casper/Natrona County International Airport (IATA code: CPR).


Cities and Towns in Wyoming

Jackson Hole, Mormon Row Historic District, John Moulton Barn, Teton Range, Wyoming
Jackson Hole, Mormon Row Historic District, John Moulton Barn at the base of the Grand Tetons.
Image: Jon Sullivan

The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Wyoming:

Capital and largest city: Cheyenne (62,000)
Largest cities in Wyoming state with a population of more than 20,000:
Casper, (60,000), Laramie (32,000), Gillette (32,000), Rock Springs (24,000)

Population figures est. 2014

Other cities and towns in Wyoming:

Afton, Alpine, Big Piney, Buffalo, Cody, Douglas, Evanston, Farson, Fort Laramie, Green River, Greybull, Jackson, Kemmerer, Lander, Lovell, Lusk, Medicine Bow, Moorcroft, Newcastle, Pinedale, Powell, Rawlins, Riverton, Saratoga, Sheridan, Shoshoni, Sundance, Thermopolis, Torrington, Wheatland, Worland, Wright



A detailed map showing the US state of Wyoming with boundaries, the location of the state capital Cheyenne, major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.


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Reference Map of Wyoming
Reference Map of Wyoming


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