Due to surveying inaccuracies during the 19th century, Wyoming's legal border deviates from the true latitude and longitude lines by up to half of a mile (0.8 km) in some spots, especially in the mountainous region along the 45th parallel.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.Agricultural commodities include livestock (beef), hay, sugar beets, grain (wheat and barley), and wool.
The region acquired the name Wyoming when a bill was introduced to the U. Congress in 1865 to provide a "temporary government for the territory of Wyoming".
The name was used earlier for the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania, and is derived from the Munsee word The main drivers of Wyoming's economy are mineral extraction—mostly coal, oil, natural gas, and trona—and tourism.
The state is a great plateau broken by many mountain ranges.
Surface elevations range from the summit of Gannett Peak in the Wind River Mountain Range, at 13,804 feet (4,207 m), to the Belle Fourche River valley in the state's northeast corner, at 3,125 feet (952 m).
The service will recognize how religious traditions lead toward light in this the darkest time of the year.
Thursday, December 21st is the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year, and the focus will be on people in the Billings region who lack a permanent address, a place to call home.
The state is the 10th largest by area, the least populous and the second least densely populated state in the country.
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.
The season opened Friday, and will run through February 15, unless hunters fill a quota of 200 deer of each species before that date.