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Lander

The City of Lander, Wyoming was established in 1884, incorporated by the Fremont County Commissioners on July 12, 1890, and became a First Class City on January 16, 1963. The current population as of the 2010 census is 7,487. Lander is known for its recreational opportunities, entertainment, relaxation, scenic beauty, business opportunities and just plain fun!… Read more »

Marbleton – Welcome to the Town of Marbleton

It’s a curiosity, considering most Wyoming towns are few and far between, that Big Piney and Marbleton would only be a mile apart. They have separate town governments. Big Piney was incorporated on July 5, 1913. In the early days, there was a lot of drainage problems with the site on which Big Piney was… Read more »

Wamsutter

Here at the edge of Red Desert country, you may find some of the Turritella Agates which are scattered over the dry prairie south of Wamsutter. These agitated shells were once homes for various forms of life in the marshy flats or lakes that were once Wamsutter (which was originally named Washakie). Due to confusion… Read more »

Farson

From the very beginning, Farson has been a place for travelers to stop and rest. The Big Sandy Pony Express Station was located in the area. Now, the Farson Mercantile is an oasis for those who love ice cream. It has been renowned as the “home of the big cone” state wide.  The town of Farson was… Read more »

Granger

Granger is a town in Sweetwater County, in the Rock Springs metro area. The Granger Stage Station was a stopping point on the Overland Trail. Population: 146 Elevation: 6,273 ft

Superior

Superior is located just North of I-80 east of Rock Springs and was once home to 6,000 people that came to work in the coal mines.  A few people still remain, as well as, a couple of taverns.  Visitors looking for ghost towns and movie locations enjoy the visit to Superior.   Population: 244 Elevation: 7,070 ft 

Point of Rocks

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Baggs

The little Snake River Valley town of Baggs is located on the main road WYO 70 at the southern Wyoming boundary. This town can be reached by driving south on WYO 789 from Creston Junction on Interstate-80. The “out of the way” location actually played an important role in the colorful early history, making the… Read more »