Fremont County, Wyoming

county in western Wyoming, United States

Fremont County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. In the 2010 census, 40,123 people lived there.[1] Its capital is Lander.[2] The county was formed in 1884. It is named for John C. Frémont, a general, explorer, and politician. It is about the size of the state of Vermont.

Fremont County
Fremont County Courthouse in Lander
Fremont County Courthouse in Lander
Map of Wyoming highlighting Fremont County
Location within the U.S. state of Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°02′N 108°38′W / 43.03°N 108.63°W / 43.03; -108.63
Country United States
State Wyoming
Founded1884
Named forJohn C. Frémont
SeatLander
Largest cityRiverton
Area
 • Total9,266 sq mi (24,000 km2)
 • Land9,184 sq mi (23,790 km2)
 • Water82 sq mi (210 km2)  0.9%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total40,123
 • Density4.4/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.fremontcountywy.org
John Charles Fremont, namesake of Fremont County, Wyoming

Fremont County includes the Riverton, Wyoming Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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