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Wyoming: State & Local Information

Wyoming History

Wyoming Governors
Historical list of Territorial and State Governors.

Wyoming County Name Derivations
Sources of names for all 23 Wyoming counties

Wyoming Places
Wyoming Place Names history and name derivations

State of Wyoming Kids
The Kids Page includes information about the state bird, and flag; Wyoming wildlife, dinosaurs.

Heart Mountain Digital Preservation Project
Features documents and photographs from the Heart Mountain Relocation Center Collection at the John Taggart Hinckley Library. (Located in Powell, Wyoming)

**See also Wyoming Bibliographies for books and "webliographies" on Wyoming topics. Included: Geology of Wyoming, Wyoming Biography Database.


Wyoming State Library

Wyoming State Library
Reference, Training, Publications & Marketing, administration, staff lists, workshop handouts, database access.

"Webliographies" including: Books About Wyoming, Geology of Wyoming, Wild West Shows.

Wyoming Writers

Wyoming Authors Wiki
A project of the Wyoming Center for the Book, hosted by the Wyoming State Library.


Wyoming State Government

State of Wyoming Homepage
Extensive information on State Government, tourism, education, with links to other resources in the State of Wyoming.
**See also websites for Wyoming State Agencies

Wyoming Legislature
Wyoming statutes, legislation, and related information.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordination Program


Wyoming Libraries Special Collections

Casper College Library Western History Center
a collection of noncirculating materials on Wyoming and the West with particular emphasis on Casper and Natrona County.

Laramie County Library Genealogy Collection
Includes information for getting started, resources and holdings in the Family and Local History Room .

McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Historical Center
Subject areas relate to the history and culture of the American west.

Yellowstone National Park Museum Collection, Archives and Library
The museum collection and archives help to interpret the cultural and natural history of the world's first national park.


University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming Libraries
Including links to the Brinkerhoff Geology Library, Coe Library, Government Documents, Hebard Collection, Herbarium Library, Jackson Research Center Library, Learning Resource Center, and the Science Library

American Heritage Center
The American Heritage Center (AHC) is a research facility at the University of Wyoming. The AHC collects, preserves and catalogs manuscripts, photographs, maps, audio-visual materials, rare books, and artifacts related to Wyoming and the West, economic geology, the petroleum and mining industries, transportation, popular culture, conservation, and water resources.

The Water Resources Data System is a clearinghouse of hydrological and climatological data for the State of Wyoming. Funded from an allocation from the Wyoming Water Development Commission, the System offers a wide range of products and services to its users.


Created by Statewide Information Services, Wyoming State Library - Last updated February 2003