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Wyoming

Wyoming
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State nickname: Equality State

(In Detail)
Capital Cheyenne
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water
 - % water
Ranked 10th
253,554 kmē
251,706 kmē
1,851 kmē
0.7%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 50th
493,782
1.9/kmē
Admittance into Union
 - Order
 - Date

44th
July 10, 1890
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Latitude
Longitude
41°N to 45°N
104°3'W to 111°3'W
Width
Length
Elevation
  -Highest
  -Mean
  -Lowest
450 km
580 km
 
4,207 meters
2040 meters
945 meters
ISO 3166-2:US-WY

Wyoming is a state of the western United States.

USS Wyoming was named in honor of this state.

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History

After the Union Pacific Railroad reached the town of Cheyenne, the capital, in 1867, the population began to grow steadily in the Wyoming Territory, established in 1868. Wyoming was admitted to statehood on July 10, 1890. It was the first state in the U.S. to extend suffrage to women. Wyoming was also the first state to elect a woman governor.List of Wyoming Governors.

Geography

See: List of Wyoming counties

It is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, and on the west by Utah and Idaho.

Important Cities and Towns

The Wyoming municipalities with populations over 10000 are, in descending order:

Education

Colleges and Universities

Professional Sports Teams

Miscellaneous Information

Area: 97,818 sq. miles
Population: 493,782 (2000)
Capital: Cheyenne
Counties: 23 (see: List of Wyoming counties)
Bird: Western Meadowlark[?]
Flower: Indian Paintbrush[?]
Tree: Cottonwood

Major Highways


Wyoming is also the name of several places in the United States of America:

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