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Thermopolis is a town in Hot Springs County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the hot springs here

The latitude of Thermopolis is 43.646N. The longitude is -108.211W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,331 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,030.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,205
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thermopolis demographic reports
Thermopolis is on the Bighorn River
Land was once part of the Wind River Indian Reservation
Local landmarks include a large metal sculpture of a dinosaur, looking toward the town square
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Hot Springs County Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Thermopolis web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Boysen State Park, Hot Springs State Park
Historic sites and museums: Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Dig Sites, Dancing Bear Folk Center, Old West Wax Museum, Hot Springs County Historical Museum, Hot Springs County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Thermopolis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hot Springs County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82443 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Thermopolis residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thermopolis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thermopolis was $16,648, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Thermopolis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Thermopolis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.


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Libraries in Thermopolis include Hot Springs County Library ... View libraries

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Hot Springs County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thermopolis political report.

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The average commute time for Thermopolis workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Thermopolis include Best Western Plaza Hotel, Holiday Inn Thermopolis.

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