Carbon County , Wyoming

Carbon County: County in Wyoming, United States of America

Carbon County locator map
Location of Carbon County on Wyoming map.

About

Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,885 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,711 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rawlins. The county was created 153 years ago in 1867.

Carbon County Courthouse Wyoming 5-3-2014 image
Carbon County Courthouse Wyoming 5-3-2014
Carbon County Courthouse Wyoming 5-3-2014 image

Geography

Carbon County is located at 41°41'41"N 106°55'50"W (41.6945900, -106.9306100). It has 8 neighbors: Albany County, Jackson County, Moffat County, Routt County, Converse County, Fremont County, Natrona County and Sweetwater County.

Carbon County map

The largest city of Carbon County is Rawlins with a population of 8,484. . See all Carbon County cities & populated places.

Weather

Carbon County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. more

Carbon County Quick Facts

Population : 14,711 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
Different from : Carbon County, Carbon County, Carbon County
Twitter username : carboncounty
Area : 20627 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : carbon, coal
Capital : Rawlins
Establishment : January 01, 1868
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 07:56:19 (17th October 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.98% (2010-2020)
Weather : 22℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Carbon County has 8 neighbours.

  • Rawlins

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carbon County decreased by 7.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,885 - census
2011 15,835 -0.32% estimation process
2012 15,709 -0.8% estimation process
2013 15,834 0.79% estimation process
2014 15,872 0.24% estimation process
2015 15,613 -1.66% estimation process
2016 15,689 0.48% estimation process
2017 15,252 -2.87% estimation process
2018 14,879 -2.51% estimation process
2019 14,800 -0.53% estimation process
2020 14,711 -0.6% estimation process

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People born in Carbon County (2)

People born in Carbon County, including politician George R. Salisbury, Jr., politician from Idaho who legally changed his name to "Pro-Life" to show his opposition to abortion on ballot papers Marvin Richardson, you can see a list of people who born in Carbon County.

Other places with the same name (4)

Carbon County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Carbon County.

City Name Population Title
Rawlins 8,484 City in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States
Saratoga 1,599 Town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States
Hanna 757 Town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States
Encampment 423 Town of the United States
Baggs 415 Town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States
Sinclair 389 Town of the United States
Medicine Bow 257 Town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States
Elk Mountain 184 Town of the United States
Dixon 94 Town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States
Riverside 53 Town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States

Wyoming Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Laramie County 100,595 County in the southeastern corner of Wyoming, United States
Natrona County 80,815 County in Wyoming, United States
Cheyenne 64,742 Capital of Wyoming, United States and seat of Laramie County
Casper 58,498 City in and county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States
Campbell County 46,676 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Sweetwater County 42,673 County in Wyoming, United States
Fremont County 39,317 County in western Wyoming, United States
Albany County 38,950 County in Wyoming, United States
Laramie 32,661 City in and county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States
Gillette 32,220 City in Campbell County, Wyoming, United States
Sheridan County 30,863 County in Wyoming, United States
Park County 29,331 County in Colorado, United States
Teton County 23,497 County in Wyoming, United States
Rock Springs 22,943 City in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States
Lincoln County 20,253 County in Wyoming, United States
Uinta County 20,215 County in Wyoming, United States