Origin of "Wyoming"

Wyoming State Name Origin

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Teton National Park, Wyoming

Teton National Park, Wyoming; photo by William A. Bolton on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

What does "Wyoming" mean?

The name Wyoming is based on an Algonquin Indian word meaning "large prairie place." Wyoming became the 44th state on July 10, 1890.

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Images

Wyoming USA.

Wyoming Geology and Topography Map: USGS. See All State Name Origins.

Videos

Wyoming's Atlantic Rim Historic Trails Documentary