Coal and petroleum production are the top products produced in Wyoming. They represent nearly 65 percent of all output produced in the state. Chemicals are the second largest product produced in Wyoming, with fabricated metals ranking third.
Wyoming is second from the bottom when it comes to states with a heavy manufacturing footprint. Hawaii is the state with the fewest manufacturing jobs. Rounding out the bottom five are Maryland, Nevada and New Mexico.
The manufacturing sector in Wyoming only employs 3.1 percent of the total workforce. However, the compensation in the manufacturing sector is nearly 50 percent higher than that of other industries in the state.Learn More
The capital of Wyoming is Cheyenne, which is located in the south-easternmost county in the state, Laramie County. It is the most-populous city in Wyoming.Full Answer >
Devils Tower is a large rock formation in Wyoming. It is is a popular climbing location. More than 4,000 climbers visit each year. However, some tribes consider recreational climbing disrespectful to the sacred tower. Devils Tower is considered sacred by several native tribes, including the Lakota, Cheyenne and Crow, who each have legends about its history.Full Answer >
Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming in the western United States. A large part of it lies in Wyoming, but a small section of the park lies in the adjoining states of Idaho and Montana.Full Answer >
Ninety-six percent of Yellowstone National Park's 3,972 square miles is in Wyoming. Three percent of Yellowstone is in Montana, and 1 percent is in Idaho.Full Answer >