Hot Springs County, Wyoming

county in Wyoming, United States

Hot Springs County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 United States Census, 4,812 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Thermopolis.[2] The county is named for the hot springs located in Hot Springs State Park. Hot Springs County was created on February 21, 1911.[3]

Hot Springs County
South Fork of Owl Creek
South Fork of Owl Creek
Flag of Hot Springs County
Flag
Map of Wyoming highlighting Hot Springs 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°43′N 108°26′W / 43.71°N 108.44°W / 43.71; -108.44
Country United States
State Wyoming
FoundedFebruary 21, 1911 (established)
1913 (organized)
Named forHot springs in the area
SeatThermopolis
Largest townThermopolis
Area
 • Total2,006 sq mi (5,200 km2)
 • Land2,004 sq mi (5,190 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
4,679
 • Density2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.hscounty.com

CommunitiesEdit

TownsEdit

Census-designated placesEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

  • Embar
  • Grass Creek
  • Wedding of the Waters

Ghost townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 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.
  3. Long, John H., ed. (2004). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". Wyoming Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. Retrieved August 19, 2015.

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