Most People Don’t Know How These 7 Towns In Wyoming Got Their Start

The history of Wyoming towns varies widely! Many were founded as railroad stops, others as trading posts along the emigrant trails. Read up on the way some of our biggest towns got their start. Does any of this Wyoming history surprise you?

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Do you know the origins of your town, if it’s not one on the list? Share your favorite local folklore in the comments below!