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|State of Wyoming|
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|Before statehood||Wyoming Territory|
|Admitted to the Union||July 10, 1890 (44th)|
(and largest city)
|Largest metro||Cheyenne Metro Area|
|• Governor||Mark Gordon (R)|
|• Secretary of State||Edward Buchanan (R)|
|• Upper house||Senate|
|• Lower house||House of Representatives|
|U.S. senators||John Barrasso (R)|
Cynthia Lummis (R)
|U.S. House delegation||Liz Cheney (R) (list)|
|• Total||97,914 sq mi (253,600 km2)|
|Elevation||6,700 ft (2,040 m)|
|Highest elevation||13,809 ft (4,209.1 m)|
|Lowest elevation||3,101 ft (945 m)|
|• Density||5.97/sq mi (2.31/km2)|
|• Density rank||49th|
|• Median household income||$62,268|
|• Income rank||20th|
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|• Official language||English|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (Mountain time zone2 (unofficially) = Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
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|ISO 3166 code||US-WY|
|Latitude||41°N to 45°N|
|Longitude||104°3'W to 111°3'W|
|The Flag of Wyoming.|
|The Seal of Wyoming.|
|Bird(s)||Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)|
|Fish||Cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki)|
|Flower(s)||Wyoming Indian paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia)|
|Grass||Western wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii)|
|Mammal(s)||American bison (Bison bison)|
|Reptile||Horned lizard (Phrynosoma douglassi brevirostre)|
|Tree||Plains cottonwood (Populus sargentii)|
|Released in 2007|
|Lists of United States state insignia|
Wyoming is a state in the western United States. Most of the state is in the Rocky Mountains, a large mountain range in the United States. Wyoming is the least populated U.S. state with a population of 576,412 people. Its capital and biggest city is Cheyenne. It borders Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah, Idaho, and Colorado. Wyoming is 97,914 square miles in area, which makes it the 9th largest state in the United States.
The first people to live in Wyoming were the Paleo-Indians. By the time the Europeans arrived the land was inhabited by a large number of Native American tribes. Some of the major tribes were the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Crow, Ute, and Shoshone.
In Wyoming, 91% of the land is rural.
The gross state product for Wyoming was $27.4 billion in 2005.
Famous people from Wyoming
Cities and towns in Wyoming
- Big Piney
- Green River
- Hot Springs
- Jackson Hole
- La Barge
- Lance Creek
- Pine Bluffs
- Rock Springs
- Ten Sleep
- "Wyoming Facts and Symbols". State of Wyoming. 2013. Archived from the original on September 20, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160920053220/http://www.wyo.gov/about-wyoming/wyoming-facts-and-symbols. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
- "Gannett Peak Cairn". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=OW0356. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
- "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived from the original on July 22, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120722022527/http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
- Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
- "Median Annual Household Income". https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/WY,US/PST045218. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- "Wyoming Facts and Symbols - State of Wyoming". http://www.wyo.gov/about-wyoming/wyoming-facts-and-symbols.