Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 9 Wyoming Town Names

If you’ve ever been driving down a highway in Wyoming and spotted a strange town name, you’re one of thousands of others who’ve wondered just what these names mean. From Ten Sleep to Lander, there’s got to be a story behind these odd names! While many towns in Wyoming are named after pioneers or Wild West heroes, there are a few with odd etymologies of their own. Read below to learn more!

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Despite their odd names, these towns are all worth visiting for their charm and culture! What’s your favorite small town in Wyoming? If you’re always on the lookout for more to explore, read 15 Small Towns In Rural Wyoming That Are Downright Delightful.