Hot Springs County, Wyoming

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Hot Springs County, Wyoming
South Fork Owl Creek WY.jpg
South Fork of Owl Creek
Flag of Hot Springs County, Wyoming
Flag
Location within Wyoming
Location within Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 21, 1911 (established)
1913 (organized)
Named forHot springs in the area
SeatThermopolis
Largest townThermopolis
Area
 • Total2,006 sq mi (5,196 km2)
 • Land2,004 sq mi (5,190 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2), 0.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)4,679
 • Density2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.hscounty.com

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]

Communities[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Census-designated places[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

  • Embar
  • Grass Creek
  • Wedding of the Waters

Ghost towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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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