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Wyoming: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

Land

  • Area: 253,349 sq km (97,818 sq mi); rank: 10th.
  • Capital and largest city: Cheyenne (1990 pop., 50,008).
  • Counties: 23.
  • Elevations: highest–4,207 m (13,804 ft), at Gannett Peak; lowest–945 m (3,100 ft), at the Belle Fourche River.

State Symbols

Flag:
Wyoming Flag
Statehood:
July 10, 1890; the 44th state.
Nickname:
Equality State
Bird:
Wyoming Bird
Tree:
Cottonwood
Flower:
Wyoming Flower
Motto:
Equal Rights
Song:
“Wyoming”

Map:

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