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Hot Springs County, Wyoming

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Hot Springs County
Hot Springs County Courthouse
Hot Springs County Courthouse
Flag of Hot Springs County
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
Largest townThermopolis
 • Total2,006 sq mi (5,200 km2)
 • Land2,004 sq mi (5,190 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.1%
 • Total4,621
 • Density2.3/sq mi (0.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large

Hot Springs County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2020 United States Census, 4,621 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. "QuickFacts: Hot Springs County, Wyoming". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  3. Long, John H., ed. (2004). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". Wyoming Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. Archived from the original on August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 19, 2015.

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