Carter County
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Title:Carter County
Other Names:Sweetwater County
History:Carter County was created, boundaries defined, and South Pass City named the county seat on December 27, 1867, by the Seventh Legislative Assembly of Dakota Territory. The First Wyoming Territorial Legislative Assembly changed the name of Carter County to Sweetwater County in 1869. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book)
County:Sweetwater
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Named for Judge Carter of Fort Bridger. (Cheyenne Leader December 30, 1867, page 1)Carter County was created, boundaries defined, and South Pass City named the county seat on December 27, 1867, by the Seventh Legislative Assembly of Dakota Territory. The First Wyoming Territorial Legislative Assembly changed the name of Carter County to Sweetwater County in 1869. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:History of Carter-Sweetwater County, Wyoming to 1875. Trevor, Marjorie C. Laramie, Wyoming : University of Wyoming, 1954.
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Document ID:11141105

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