Teton County
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Title:Teton County
History:The Sixteenth State Legislature created and defined the boundary of Teton County on February 15, 1921. It was organized on December 2, 1922 with Jackson as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Teton
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Named for a division of the Sioux Tribe, whose name was variously written Teton, Titon or Titowan, and means "prairie dwellers." (Gannett, 1905) Named for the Teton Range which lies within its boundaries. Entirely surrounded by National Forests, Teton County is noted for its scenic grandeur. Organized in 1922. County seat is in Jackson. (WPA)The Sixteenth State Legislature created and defined the boundary of Teton County on February 15, 1921. It was organized on December 2, 1922 with Jackson as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:From trapper to tourist in Jackson Hole. Hayden, Elizabeth Wied. Jackson, Wyo. : Elizabeth Wied Hayden, 1957.; Clayton Caden and Shannon Sullivan. Teton County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11140786

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