If you’re from Wyoming, you’ve probably heard of these small towns but for those of you who aren’t, here are some lesser known towns that you need to visit. Each of these towns has its own distinct personality and appeal.
Chugwater is located in the southeastern portion of the state in Platte County. This "little town with a big heart" has a small, intimate population of 215. This town may be small but it's big on charm.
Lingle is another town located in southeastern Wyoming in the heart of Goshen County. The town established itself around the railroad and agriculture. This little town has a strong sense of community and is "small but proud."
Nestled between Star Valley and Kemmerer, Cokeville is located in Lincoln County. The town was named after the coal in the area and known for the railroad and sheep ranching. In fact, at one time it was known as the "Sheep Capital of the World." Recently, USA Today recognized Cokeville as the "Title Town" for the sporting victories won by their local athletes. If you're into sports, this town is calling out to you.
Pavillion, Wyoming is a town located in the central western portion of the state in Fremont County. With a population of around 213, this small rural town is full of open space and opportunity.
Alpine is located in the western part of the state in Lincoln County. This beautiful little town is nestled up against the mountainsides at the convergence of three rivers. Alpine provides visitors with a scenic atmosphere and an abundance of outdoor activities.
6. Big Piney
Big Piney is a small town in Wyoming and is the oldest settlement in Sublette County. Big Piney provides a safe and welcoming community.
Meeteetse is located in the northwestern part of Wyoming in Park County. This town was known as "the meeting place" by the Native Americans. This town is very appealing to western history buffs, adventure seekers and those who want to just spend some leisure time with their families.
8. Ten Sleep
Ten Sleep sits at the base of the Big Horn Mountains. The town was built around cattle and sheep ranchers. The local businesses cater to visitors and the town provides an abundance of year-round activities.
Story is located in north central Wyoming along the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains. This town is known for its eclectic talents, wildlife, recreational activities and a simpler way of life.
Hulett is located in the northeastern part of the state in Crook County. It's known as the "Best Little Town In The West" and features first class dining, fine artwork, a museum and award winning accommodations.