|State of Wyoming|
Map of the United States with Wyoming highlighted
|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)|
| • Total||578,759|
| • Rank||50th|
| • Density||5.97/sq mi (2.31/km2)|
| • Density rank||49th|
| • Median household income||$62,268|
| • Income rank||20th|
| • Official language||English|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (Mountain)|
| • Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|ISO 3166 code||US-WY|
|Latitude||41°N to 45°N|
|Longitude||104°3'W to 111°3'W|
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.
Wyoming is known for many things including Yellowstone National Park, Cowboys, the Teton Mountains and coal.
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.
Agriculture has always been an important part of the state economy of Wyoming. The main things grown in Wyoming are livestock (beef), hay, sugar beets, grain (wheat and barley), and wool.
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