Rock Springs, Wyoming
City of Rock Springs, Wyoming
Home of 56 Nationalities
A Great Place to Work and Play!
Location in Wyoming
|• Mayor||Carl Demshar|
|• Total||18.4 sq mi (47.8 km2)|
|• Land||18.4 sq mi (47.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||6,388 ft (1,947 m)|
|• Density||1,014/sq mi (391.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
82901, 82902, 82942
Rock Springs is an American city in the state of Wyoming. It is in Sweetwater County. The city has about 18,708 people. The current mayor of Rock Springs is Carl Demshar. On September 2, 1885, a riot between the Chinese immigrant miners and white immigrant miners killed at least 26 people and it was caused because of racial tensions and labor dispute.