Place:Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States

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Hot Springs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,812, making it the second-least populous county in Wyoming. Its county seat is Thermopolis. The county is named for the hot springs located in Hot Springs State Park.

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History

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Hot Springs County was created on February 21, 1911 with land detached from Big Horn County, Fremont County, and Park County.

Hot Springs County was named for the hot springs located in the county seat of Thermopolis.

In the 2008 United States presidential election, Hot Springs County was the only county in the entire Mountain West outside of Arizona where John McCain beat George W. Bush's percentage of the county vote from the 2004 election.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1893 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 5,164
1930 5,476
1940 4,607
1950 5,250
1960 6,365
1970 4,952
1980 5,710
1990 4,809

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