Statehood: July 10, 1890 Living in WY Today Population
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Albany Co. Big Horn Co. Campbell Co. Carbon Co. Converse Co. Crook Co. Fremont Co. Goshen Co. Johnson Co. Laramie Co. Lincoln Co. Natrona Co. Niobrara Co. Park Co. Platte Co. Sheridan Co. Sublette Co. Sweetwater Co. Teton Co. Uinta Co. Washakie Co. Weston Co.
Census Statistics
Many people begin their genealogy research starting with the widely available U.S. census records. The U.S. began taking a census every 10 years starting in 1790. The records from 1790 to 1840 contain only the name of the head of the household and limited information about the other individuals in the residence. That changed in 1850 when the census began listing each member of the household individually.
Look how Wyoming has grown! The following table details the population of the state from it's first census through 1940. The 1940 census is the last year currently available for genealogy use. The 1950 census won't be available until 2022. Information is shown for 1890, but that census was mostly lost due to a fire and mishandling in the 1920's and 1930's.
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1790 NO 1800 NO 1810 NO 1820 NO 1830 NO 1840 NO 1850 NO 1860 NO
1870 9,118 1880 20,789 1890 62,555 1900 92,531 1910 145,965 1920 194,402 1930 225,565 1940 250,742

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If you still have family living in Wyoming today, they may live in one of the larger cities of: Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette, Laramie, Rock Springs or Sheridan. Chances are their ancestors came from Germany, England, Ireland, Norway or Sweden. Their religion is likely one of the Christian denominations.

They may work at one of the companies based in Wyoming, like FMC Corp, General Chemical Soda Ash, Powder River Coal Co. or University Of Wyoming. Some of them may enjoy eating a Buffalo burger or a steak. They probably root for the Casper Ghosts, Wyoming Cowboys or the Wyoming Cavalry. You may find them trout fishing or visiting Yellowstone National Park.

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