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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming_Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]''  
  
Some helpful gazetteers of [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] have been published, including:  
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A gazetteer is a list and description of places. It can be used to locate the places where your family lived. Gazetteers describe towns and villages, sizes of population, rivers and mountains, and other geographical features. They usually include only the names of places that existed at the time the gazetteer was published. The place names are generally listed in alphabetical order, similar to a dictionary.
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Some helpful gazetteers of [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] which have been published include:  
  
 
*Urbanek, Mae. ''Wyoming Place Names''. 1974. Reprint, Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1988. {{FHL|374241|item|disp=978.7 E2u 1988}}.
 
*Urbanek, Mae. ''Wyoming Place Names''. 1974. Reprint, Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1988. {{FHL|374241|item|disp=978.7 E2u 1988}}.

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A gazetteer is a list and description of places. It can be used to locate the places where your family lived. Gazetteers describe towns and villages, sizes of population, rivers and mountains, and other geographical features. They usually include only the names of places that existed at the time the gazetteer was published. The place names are generally listed in alphabetical order, similar to a dictionary.

Some helpful gazetteers of Wyoming which have been published include:

  • Urbanek, Mae. Wyoming Place Names. 1974. Reprint, Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1988. 978.7 E2u 1988.

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