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Floating the North Platte River at the Miracle Mile, Cindy Loose photo

County overview

About Carbon County

Carbon County is the third largest county in Wyoming, spanning over 5 million acres (7,964 miles). 53% of the lands are public lands, with the largest portions managed by the Bureau of Land Management (40%) and the United States Forest Service (12%, all within the Medicine Bow National Forest).

The population of Carbon County is largely rural, with about half living within ten incorporated communities. There are multiple transportation corridors that connect our communities to one another, along with Internet service (available in 92% of the county).

Tourism, energy development and agriculture are the main industries that support our local economies.

Living in carbon county

Our Communities

Explore our communities and learn why they are great places to live and work.

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Carbon County is an ideal destination for business!

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