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Many symbols of Wyoming can be found in our Wyoming coloring pages section. This includes state map outlines, the flag, state flower, famous landmarks, state animals and other symbols of the region. These printables make a great resource for student reports.

Check out the Wyoming Unit of Study for all coloring pages, information, interactive puzzles, word jumbles, word searches, worksheets, and thematic book reviews. We even included a state quarter observation sheet!

Wyoming OutlineState Name: Wyoming
State Nickname: The Equality State
State Capital: Cheyenne
State Governor: Matt Mead
State Abbreviation: Wyo.
2 letter Postal Code: WY
Area: 97,914 square miles
Date Entered the Union: July 10, 1890
State #: 44
Borders: Montana, S. Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah
Wyoming flagFlag Meaning: A white bull stands in the middle of a blue rectangle with a border of white and red. The red border symbolizes the Native Americans and the blood shed by the pioneers while settling the area. the white stands for purity and integrity, and the blue for faith and justice. The state seal appears on the buffalo. A draped figure of a woman in the center holds a banner with the words "Equal Rights," which symbolizes political equality. Two men represent the state's livestock and mining industries. Wyoming became a territory in 1869 and a state in 1890 - both dates appear in the state seal. The flag was adopted in 1917.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 1
State Motto: Equal rights
State Flower: Indian Paintbrush
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Song: "Wyoming"
State Tree: Cottonwood
State Mammal: Bison
State Reptile: Horned Toad
State Fish: Cutthroat Trout
10 Largest Cities (in order of size): Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Gillette, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Green River, Evanston, Riverton, Cody
Famous Residents:
- Dick Cheney, vice president
- Buffalo Bill Cody, scout
- Jackson Pollock, painter
Attractions: Devil's Tower, Fort Laramie, Frontier Days Site, Buffalo Bill Museum, Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful, Grand Teton National Park, Fossil Fish Cliff, Hell's Half Acre, Medicine Wheel
Agriculture: cattle, hay, poultry and eggs, sugar beets, wheat, wool
Natural Resources: bentonite, coal, iron ore, natural gas, petroleum, sulfur, uranium
 

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