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The Wyoming state capital is Cheyenne.
The population of Opal is approximately 102 (2000), 96 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 48 (2000), 38 (2010).
The amount of land area in Opal is 1.115 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Opal to Washington DC is 1838 miles.
The distance to the Wyoming state capital is 296 miles. (as the crow flies)
Opal is positioned 41.76 degrees north of the equator and 110.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Opal (pronounced O-Pal) was incorporated as a town in 1914. It has had a population of up to 263 and is currently at 102. Recently, it became the first public water system in EPA Region 8 to install reverse osmosis water units in every home to comply with a mandatory compliance order for naturally occurring fluoride. There are no businesses in Opal except for home-run operations. Opal also is the largest natural gas hub in the continental United States and supplies natural gas to the mid-west and western United States.
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The population of Opal was:
1990 - 95
2000 - 102

Opal is located in the Mountain Time Zone.

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