Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Cheyenne
Area 97,809 sq mi
253,326 sq km
(2000 census) 493,782
Major Cities
(2000 census) Cheyenne (53,011), Casper (49,644),
Laramie (27,204), Gillette (19,646),
Rock Springs (18,708)
Major Rivers North Platte, Bighorn, Green, Powder, Snake, Yellowstone
Highest Point Gannett Peak
13,804 feet
4,207 meters
Industry mining, chemicals, lumber and wood products, printing and publishing, machinery, tourism
Agriculture beef cattle, sugar beets, sheep, hay, wheat
Minerals and Resources petroleum, coal, natural gas, soda ash, clays, helium, gypsum, portland cement, crushed stone