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Wyoming

Welcome to Wyoming and a brief overview of The Equality State.

Located in the western part of the 48 "conterminous" states, Wyoming is one of the Rocky Mountain States. It's bordered on the north by Montana and on the south by Utah and Colorado. Wyoming is bordered on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska and on the west by Montana, Idaho, and Utah.

Wyoming among the states

  • Statehood: July 10, 1890 (44th state)
  • Abbreviation: Wyo. (traditional), WY (postal)
  • Capital: Cheyenne.
  • Size: 97,809 square miles, includes inland water (9th)
  • Coastline: None.
  • Motto: Equal rights.
  • State bird: Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) adopted 1927.
  • State flower: Indian paint brush (Castilleja linariaefolia) adopted 1917.
  • State song: "Wyoming", words by Charles E. Winter, music by George E. Knapp, adopted 1955.
  • State tree: Plains cottonwood (Populus sargentii) adopted 1947.


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