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Wyoming

Wyoming is the least populous U.S. state, with a U.S. Census population of 563,626 in 2010. This is a 14.1% increase since 2000. It is the tenth largest U.S. state by area. Cheyenne is the capitol and the most populous city of Wyoming with a population of nearly 60,000 people within its city proper.

In 2002, more than six million people visited Wyoming’s national parks and monuments. The key tourist attractions in Wyoming include Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower National Monument, Independence Rock (Wyoming) and Fossil Butte National Monument. Each year Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park, receives three million visitors.

Historically, agriculture has been an important component of Wyoming’s economy. Its overall importance to the performance of Wyoming’s economy has waned. However, agriculture is still an essential part of Wyoming’s culture and lifestyle. More than 91% of land in Wyoming is classified as rural.

Water Bodies

  • Alcova Reservoir
  • Belle Fourche River
  • Big Horn Creek
  • Big Sandy Reservoir
  • Big Sandy River
  • Bighorn River
  • Bitter Creek
  • Blacks Fork of the Green River
  • Boulder Lake
  • Boysen Reservoir
  • Bradley Lake
  • Buffalo Bill Reservoir
  • Bull Lake
  • Burnt Lake
  • Cheyenne River
  • Chugwater Creek
  • Clarks Fork Yellowstone River
  • Dry Lake
  • Eden Reservoir
  • Emma Matilda Lake
  • Encampment River
  • Firehole River
  • Flaming Gorge Reservoir
  • Fontenelle Reservoir
  • Fremont Lake
  • Gallatin River
  • Gibbon River
  • Glendo Reservoir
  • Greys River
  • Gros Ventre River
  • Guernsey Reservoir
  • Half Moon Lake
  • Heart Lake
  • Jackson Lake
  • James Lake
  • Jenny Lake
  • Keyhole Reservoir
  • Lake Alice
  • Lake DeSmet
  • Lake Hattie Reservoir
  • Lake Solitude
  • Lake Yellowstone
  • Lamar River
  • Leigh Lake
  • Lewis Lake
  • Lewis River
  • Little Bighorn River
  • Little Laramie River
  • Little Medicine Bow River
  • Little Missouri River
  • Lodgepole Creek
  • Madison River
  • Niobrara River
  • North Laramie River
  • Ocean Lake
  • Pathfinder Lake
  • Phelps Lake
  • Rock Creek (Clear Creek)
  • Rock Creek (Medicine Bow River)
  • Salt River
  • Seminoe Reservoir
  • Shell Creek
  • Shoshone River
  • Snake River
  • String Lake
  • Sweetwater River
  • Taggart Lake
  • Teton River
  • Two Ocean Lake
  • Willow Lake
  • Wind River
  • Yellowstone Lake
  • Yellowstone River
  • Yellowtail Reservoir/Bighorn River

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