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Rock Springs

Sweetwater County,


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Gateway to the West

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Rock Springs is approximately 18,708 (2000), 23036 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,056 (1990), 8762 (2010).

The amount of land area in Rock Springs is 47.699 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rock Springs to Washington DC is 1777 miles. The distance to the Wyoming state capital is 237 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rock Springs is positioned 41.59 degrees north of the equator and 109.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Rock Springs elevation is 6,242 feet above sea level.
Rock Springs per capita income is $30,400 (2002).
Rock Springs median income is $46,537 (2002).

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Rock Springs location: in southwest Wyoming at the juncture of Interstate 80 and US Highway 191. Here is a map of the city.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Rock Springs is seasonal with all four seasons represented. Most of the yearly moisture comes in the form of snow rather than rain. There is an average of 244 days of sunshine each year.
The weather in Rock Springs is enjoyable. Here is a current weather page for the area.
Rock Springs average annual precipitation is 8.7 inches per year.
Rock Springs average annual snowfall is 34.9 inches per year.
Rock Springs average temperature is 44 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 18 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 68 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Rock Springs history:

The nickname, Gateway to the West, is well earned. It is here where many pioneer and exploration groups crossed the Rockies and others traversed the Green River. Many of the original wagon ruts and trails may still be seen today.

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Rock Springs attractions:

The largest sand dunes in North America are just minutes from Rock Springs.

Rock Springs - Sweetwater County Airport
P.O. Box 1987
Rock Springs, WY 82901

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