Carbon County, Wyoming

county in Wyoming, United States

Carbon County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, 15,885 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Rawlins.[2] Its south border abuts the north line of Colorado. The county was formed in 1868.

Carbon County
Carbon County Courthouse in Rawlins
Carbon County Courthouse in Rawlins
Flag of Carbon County
Map of Wyoming highlighting Carbon County
Location within the U.S. state of Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°41′N 106°56′W / 41.69°N 106.93°W / 41.69; -106.93
Country United States
State Wyoming
FoundedDecember 16, 1868
Named forCoal deposits
Largest cityRawlins
 • Total7,964 sq mi (20,630 km2)
 • Land7,898 sq mi (20,460 km2)
 • Water66 sq mi (170 km2)  0.8%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density2.0/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large




Census-designated placesEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

  • Leo
  • McFadden
  • Muddy Gap
  • Savery
  • Walcott
  • Woodedge


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.

Other websitesEdit