Wyoming Homes for Rent
The Rocky Mountains sweep through the state of Wyoming in an irregular fashion, leading to a number of offshoots of this mountain range that run through the western half of the state. The Snowy, Wind River, and Teton Ranges run through the state, as do the Big Horn Mountains. The name of the state, appropriately enough, comes from a Delaware word meaning "mountains and valley alternating. Much of the state is still undeveloped and there are numerous national and state parks for both residents and visitors to enjoy. One corner of Yellowstone National Park is situated in the northwest of Wyoming. In terms of weather, summers in Wyoming are mild and winters cold, with both seeing moderate to light rainfall. Mineral extraction is a major component of Wyoming''s economy. The state is rich in coal, trona, oil and natural gas. Many residents of the state also work in tourism, which brings in a lot of income for the state. Agriculture, especially in the east of the state, is also strong, with many farms devoted to the growth of beets and grains. Cattle and sheep ranches are also common. Over 90 percent of the state is considered to be rural, though there are a few moderate sized cities, including the state''s capital, Cheyenne. The population of Wyoming is the lowest in the nation, though the state is the tenth largest land area. It ranks 49th in terms of population density, second only to Alaska. The University of Wyoming, in the city of Laramie, is the only accredited four-year institution in the state.
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