ⓘ Wamsutter, Wyoming


ⓘ Wamsutter, Wyoming

Wamsutter is a town in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 451 at the 2010 census.

The original inhabitants of the area were Shoshone Indians tribes. Westerners do not settle in the area until the arrival of the railroad in the 1860-ies. Originally, the city was known as Washakie. Confusion with nearby Fort Washakie prompted in 1884 to change the name Wamsutter, after a Union Pacific bridge engineer.

The city that bills itself as "the gateway to the red desert" is located along interstate 80 between Rawlins and rock springs, on the Eastern border of Sweetwater County. The gas industry has a great influence on Wamsutter in recent years. Both in employment opportunities in the area, and help the community directly.

Wamsutter is the largest settlement and only city included in the pool of the Great divide.

  • KKAR 104.9 FM was a radio station licensed to serve Wamsutter Wyoming United States. The station, established in 2009, was owned by White Park Broadcasting
  • call signs with KRAN, which had a construction permit for 97.7 FM in Wamsutter Wyoming KRAN Facility Record United States Federal Communications Commission
  • licensed to serve Sheridan, Wyoming United States KKAR, a radio station 104.9 FM licensed to serve Wamsutter Wyoming which held the call sign KHNA
  • wells drilled during Wyoming s most recent energy industry boom continues with more than 2, 000 projected wells in the Wamsutter gas field to be operational
  • Yorker. The Wamsutter Wolf appeared in The Paris Review a few months before the collection was published. Creel Zmundzinski, a Wyoming Fish and Game
  • communities: Incorporated places City of Rock Springs Town of Superior Town of Wamsutter though high school students attend Rawlins High School which is much closer
  • Sweetwater County is a county in southwestern Wyoming United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 43, 806. Its county seat
  • direction by U.S. 287 and Wyoming 789. Even today the basin is very sparsely populated, the only incorporated town being Wamsutter with a population of 451
  • Continental Divide. I - 80 and US 30 pass by the only town in the basin, Wamsutter which is accessed by an interchange with Kelly Street. The freeway has
  • along Interstate 80 in the Red Desert Basin, between Rock Springs and Wamsutter According to the United States Census Bureau, Table Rock has a total
  • Wyoming is a state in the Western United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, Wyoming is the least populous state with 563, 767 inhabitants