Green River, Wyoming

city in and county seat of Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States

Green River is an American city in the state of Wyoming. It is in Sweetwater County where it is the county seat. The city has about 11,808 people. The city was started in 1868 in what used to be the Dakota Territory. Every year, a festival is held there called the Flaming Gorge Days where acts will perform music. Acts like Poison and REO Speedwagon have played there.

City of Green River, Wyoming
Location of Green River in the state of Wyoming
Location of Green River in the state of Wyoming
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°30′51″N 109°27′54″W / 41.51417°N 109.46500°W / 41.51417; -109.46500
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountySweetwater
Area
 • Total14.0 sq mi (36.3 km2)
 • Land13.7 sq mi (35.5 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation
6,115 ft (1,864 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total11,808
 • Density861/sq mi (332.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
82935, 82938
Area code(s)307
Websitehttp://www.cityofgreenriver.org/

Arts and CultureEdit

The Flaming Gorge Days is a festival.

Other websitesEdit