What’s in a name? A lot, or not so much, depending on how you look at it. Most of these towns in Wyoming have an associated meaning connected to it, but some towns were obviously named right off the cuff without much forethought. Here is a list of 10 towns in Wyoming that have the strangest names you’ll ever see:

Can you think of any other towns in Wyoming that have the strangest names? Comment below if you can and we’ll be sure to dig up the meanings behind their names!

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Towns In Wyoming That Have The Strangest Names

What is the most scenic town in Wyoming?

Pinedale may be the most scenic town in Wyoming. Located at the foothills of the Wind River Range, the town's visitors and residents have access to remarkable backcountry camping, hiking, backpacking, and other rugged activities in the mountains. Closer to town, Fremont Lake serves as a year-round recreation destination.

What is the most unique town in Wyoming?

Thermopolis seems like it's on another planet, and it may be the most unique town in Wyoming. Not only is this town home to the world's largest mineral hot spring - which you can visit in Hot Spring State Park - but it has a public hot spring bathhouse and pool, and it's the dinosaur capital of the state! Visit the Wyoming Dinosaur Center to look straight back in the past. You can even go on a guided dig with a paleontologist.

What are the most beautiful places in Wyoming?

Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park are the two most popular scenic spots in Wyoming, but there are dozens of other noteworthy natural wonders to see in the Cowboy State. Across the state, Devils Tower is a standout to anyone interested in odd geologic formations. Sinks Canyon, in Lander, is a gorgeous state park, and Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a wonderland of mountains and towering trees.