|State nickname: Equality State|
- % water
Ranked 10th |
- Total (2000)
|Admittance into Union
July 10, 1890
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC-7/-6|
41°N to 45°N|
104°3'W to 111°3'W
450 km |
USS Wyoming was named in honor of this state.
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.
The Wyoming municipalities with populations over 10000 are, in descending order:
Wyoming is also the name of several places in the United States of America: