Owner US Federal Government Established 1890
Purpose US State
Status US State

Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States. Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah, and on the west by Idaho. The western two-thirds of the state is covered mostly by the mountain ranges and rangelands of the Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie called the High Plains. Almost half of the land in Wyoming is owned by the U.S. government. Federal lands include two national parks—Grand Teton and Yellowstone—two national recreation areas, two national monuments, several national forests, historic sites, fish hatcheries, and wildlife refuges.

The November 24, 2013 EMP that devastated the west coast of the US affected Wyoming territory west of the city of Casper. The majority of the state remained operational. In the aftermath of the war, Wyoming has remained a focus of the American resource backbone, with the main drivers of Wyoming's economy remaining in mineral extraction—mostly coal, oil, and natural gas. Additionally, the state remains one of the most reliable agricultural centers and is the nation's current primary source of cattle, hay, sugar beets, grain (wheat and barley), and wool.



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