Monument Hill and Hot Springs at Night - Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, Wyoming
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Hot Springs County was originally included in Fremont County. In 1890 Big Horn County was split off Fremont which included Hot Springs. Then in 1911 Hot Springs County was split off Big Horn. If your researching anyone before 1911 try looking for them in Big Horn County or Fremont County. [ At least this is as near as I have been able to piece it together. ]
Hot Springs County includes the southern portion of Wyoming's Big Horn Basin, and is surrounded by mountains. Most of the Wind River Canyon, with the Owl Creek Mountains on the west and Bridger Mountains on the east is in Hot Springs County, while the Bighorn Mountains ring the east portion on the county and the Absaroka Range is to the west. A eastern-most portion of the Shoshone National Forest lies within the county. The Wind River Indian Reservation extends into southern Hot Springs County.
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Round Top Mountain
|A sign at the mountain's base names the area as Lewis Freudenthal Park and reads: Roundtop Mountain was donated in 1986 to the people of Hot Springs County by the family of Lewis Freudenthal, to be preserved in its natural state in his memory.
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Wind River Canyon, Hot Springs County Wyoming
1930 Hot Springs County Census Project
Completed and uploaded the last page Fri Sep 17 16:43:22 CDT 2010
The final indexing of the census by the search engine won't take place till early on the 24th
ABOUT HOT SPRINGS COUNTY
Hot Springs County Statistics
|- Total|| 2,006 sq mi (5,196 km2)|
|- Land|| 2,004 sq mi (5,190 km2)|
|- Water||2 sq mi (5 km2), 0.31%|
|- Density||2/sq mi (1/km2)|
Buffalo In The Snow
Buffalo Pasture, Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, WyomingCropped from larger picture.
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Wyoming Trails To The Past has many counties up for adoption. If you would be interested in adopting a county look at the County Table. If you find one that you would like to adopt e-mail the State Administrator
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And Other Stuff
Billie Walsh, County Administrator
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