Wyoming (WY)


Quick Facts

Capital City: Cheyenne

Abbreviation:  WY

Population (2019):  582,658; Rank: 50 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Region:   West 

Admission to Statehood: July 10, 1890 (44th State)

State Motto: Equal Rights

State Nickname:  Equality State

Origin of State Name:  Based on an Algonquin or Delaware Indian word meaning “large prairie place

Sports Teams: Find the best High School, College, League, and Professional sports teams of Wyoming State

Bordering States: The State of Wyoming has 6 neighbors namely, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Utah.

Area Codes:  307

Zip Codes:  Wyoming Zip Codes

Famous People: Find out all the information about the famous people living in Wyoming

State Symbols

Bird:  Western Meadowlark | List of State Birds

Animal:  American Bison

Popular Fruit:  Apples, pears and apricots

State Gemstone:  Jade

Flag:  Wyoming flag shows a  bison on a blue field bordered in white and red. The state seal branded on the bison. The woman represents the state motto “Equal Rights” and the two men represent cattle ranchers and miners. The words “Livestock”, “Mines”, “Grains” and “Oil” represent Wyoming’s wealth. The eagle and shield show support for the United States. The dates 1869 and 1890 tell when Wyoming organized as a territory of the United States and when it became a state. Get this Flag

Flower:  Indian Paintbrush   Castilleja linariaefolia

Soil:  Forkwood


Tree:  Eastern Cottonwood (Populus deltoides) | Other State Trees   Populus sargentii  

Quarter: Bucking horse and rider Wyoming Quarter | List of State Quarters


Wyoming on a map


  • Area: 97,818 sq.mi (253,348 sq.km.), 10th
  • Land: 97,105 sq.mi. (251,501 sq.km.), 9th
  • Water: 714 sq.mi. (1,849 sq.km.), 26th

Largest Cities:  Cheyenne | Casper | Laramie | Gillette | Rock Springs | Sheridan | Green River | Evanston | Riverton | Jackson

Highest Point:  Gannett Peak ; 13,804 feet, (4,207 m.), 5th tallest

Lowest Point:  Wyoming; 3,099 feet, 49th lowest

Geographic Center: Fremont, 58 miles eastnortheast of Lander

Blank Outline Maps: Find printable blank map of the State of Wyoming , without names, so you can quiz yourself on important locations, abbreviations, or state capital.

City Guide:  Visit Wyoming City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.

National Parks:  Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Ice Age National Scenic Trail
North Country National Scenic Trail
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway 


State Government

Governor:   Mike Gordon (R)

Senators:  Cynthia Lummis (R) John Barrasso 

Representatives:  House, Senate

Constitution:  Wyoming Constitution

Government Offices Directory:  Find all information here at the Wyoming government offices directory

Electoral College Votes:  3 Votes

Vital Records: Find out all the information about the vital records for the state of Wyoming


  • Economy:
    • Agriculture: Cattle, sugar beets, sheep, hay, wheat.
    • Industry: Mining, chemical products, lumber and wood products, printing and publishing, machinery, tourism.
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