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Guide to Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
This article is about the U.S. state. For other uses, see Wyoming (disambiguation).

Wyoming Information

Wyoming became the forty-fourth state admitted to the United States on 10 Jul 1890 and has 23 counties. Wyoming was created form Wyoming Territory and is located in the northwest region of the United States. Its capital is Cheyenne.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Wyoming Research

Links to articles on getting started with Wyoming research.

Wyoming Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Wyoming research.

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Wyoming Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Uinta CountySweetwater CountyCarbon CountyAlbany CountyLaramie CountyPlatte CountyGoshen CountyNiobrara CountyConverse CountyNatrona CountySublette CountyLincoln CountyTeton CountyHot Springs CountyWashakie CountyJohnson CountyWeston CountyCampbell CountyCrook CountySheridan CountyPark CountyBig Horn CountyFremont CountyWyoming-county-map.gif


Extinct or Renamed Counties: Carter | Green River | Pease | Richland

Wyoming Migration Routes

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The usage of "Mormon" and "LDS" on this page is approved according to current policy.

North Platte River | Sweetwater River | Bozeman Trail | Chisholm Trail | California Trail | Mormon Trail | Oregon Trail | Union Pacific Railroad

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Wyoming" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 15 March 2016).