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Wyoming

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Capital
Cheyenne
Became a State
July 20, 1890 (44h)
Location
 western United States
Area
97,814 sq. miles (10th)
Population
563,626 (50th)
Major Cities 
Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Gillette
Products
livestock, hay, sugar beet, wheat, barley, wool, coal, natural gas, coalbed, 
methane, crude oil, uranium, tourism
Climate
semi-arid continental climate which is drier and windier in comparison to
most of the United States with temperate extremes - summers are warm - winters cold
Yearly Precipitation
averages 13 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Bighorn River, Green River, Belle Fourche River, Powder River, North Platte River
Most Famous Citizens
Jackson Pollock (painter)
Calamity Jane (frontierswoman)
Buffalo Bill cody (frontiersman) 
Crazy Horse (Indian leader)

 

 
  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Western Meadowlark
Indian Paintbrush
Bison
Plains Cottonwood

   


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