Wyoming Facts

Nickname: Equality State

Capital city: Cheyenne

Statehood: July 10, 1890 – 44th

Area: 97,818 sq.mi. (253,348 sq.km.) – 10th

Population: 582,658 – 50th (2013)

Counties: 23

National Parks: 2  

National Monuments: 2

State Parks: 31

Bird: Western Meadowlark

Flower: Indian Paintbrush

Tree: Eastern Cottonwood

Highest Point: Gannet Peak – 13,804 feet (4,207 m)

Lowest Point: Belle Fourche River at South Dakota border – 3,099 feet (944 m)


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Best Season:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Popular Location: Yellowstone NP, Grand Teton NP, Hot Springs SP, Devils Tower NM, Flaming Gorge NRA, Bighorn Canyon NRA, Cheyenne, Jackson