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General Information About Wyoming

Capital Cheyenne (pop. 59,466)
Nickname Big Wyoming, Equality State, Cowboy State
Motto "Equal Rights"
State Code Code of the West
Admitted To Union July 10, 1890 - 44th State
Size 97,914 square miles, 9th largest state
Highest Point Gannett Peak, 13,804 feet
Lowest Point 3,100 feet Belle Fourche River
Average Annual Precipitation 14.5 inches
Population (2010 Census) 563,626
State Sport Rodeo
State Tree Plains Cottonwood (Populus sargentii
State Flower Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja linariaefolia)
State Mammal Bison (Bison bison)
State Bird Meadowlark (Sturnella Neglecta)
State Insect Green Hairstreak Butterfly (Callophyrs sheridanii))
State Reptile Horned Toad (Douglassi brevirostre)
State Fish Cutthroat Trout (Salmo clarki)
State Gemstone Jade (Nephrite)

Wyoming is divided into 23 Counties

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