Wyoming, least populous state of the United States of America. There are 23 county in Wyoming. You can find the list of these counties and detailed information from the links below.
Wyoming is the least populous U.S. state, yet it has 23 counties that govern the state's vast rural lands. Here's an overview of Wyoming's counties:
The most populous county is Laramie County, home to the capital and largest city of Cheyenne. Other relatively populated counties include Natrona County (Casper), Campbell County (Gillette), Sweetwater County (Rock Springs), Fremont County (Riverton), and Albany County (Laramie). These counties contain most of Wyoming's urban areas.
Wyoming's least populated counties are found in the central and western parts of the state. These include Platte County, Goshen County, Hot Springs County, Park County, Washakie County, and Sublette County. These rural counties have small towns spread out across great distances.
Many of Wyoming's counties feature wide-open spaces, rugged mountain terrain, pristine forests, and access to outdoor recreation. Popular tourist destinations can be found in Teton County (Jackson Hole), Sheridan County (Sheridan), Park County (Cody), Albany County (Laramie), and Carbon County (Rawlins).
Wyoming counties vary greatly in size. At 3,536 square miles, Sweetwater County in the southwestern part of the state is nearly 15 times larger than Niobrara County at 236 square miles located in the northeast corner of Wyoming. Both of these counties have small populations though despite their vastly different sizes.
Most counties in Wyoming have economies based around agriculture, energy extraction, and tourism. The more urban counties have government, education, healthcare, and retail contributing to their economies as well.
So while Wyoming may be the least populated state overall, the counties provide local government and economic centers for residents spread out across this frontier state known for its natural beauty and outdoor recreation opportunities.
|Albany County||38,950||Albany County cities|
|Big Horn County||11,575||Big Horn County cities|
|Campbell County||46,676||Campbell County cities|
|Carbon County||14,711||Carbon County cities|
|Converse County||13,804||Converse County cities|
|Crook County||7,593||Crook County cities|
|Fremont County||39,317||Fremont County cities|
|Goshen County||13,235||Goshen County cities|
|Hot Springs County||4,425||Hot Springs County cities|
|Johnson County||8,588||Johnson County cities|
|Laramie County||100,595||Laramie County cities|
|Lincoln County||20,253||Lincoln County cities|
|Natrona County||80,815||Natrona County cities|
|Niobrara County||2,275||Niobrara County cities|
|Park County||29,331||Park County cities|
|Platte County||8,578||Platte County cities|
|Sheridan County||30,863||Sheridan County cities|
|Sublette County||9,856||Sublette County cities|
|Sweetwater County||42,673||Sweetwater County cities|
|Teton County||23,497||Teton County cities|
|Uinta County||20,215||Uinta County cities|
|Washakie County||7,760||Washakie County cities|
|Weston County||6,743||Weston County cities|