Fremont County
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Title:Fremont County
History:The Eighth Territorial Legislative Assembly created Fremont County on March 5, 1884, defining its boundaries and naming Lander the county seat. It was organized on May 6, 1884. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Fremont
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Named in honor of General John Charles Fremont, whose explorations, throughout the West, earned him the title of the "Pathfinder" (of the Rocky Mountains). Situated near the geographical center of the state, Fremont County was organized in 1884. County seat is in Lander. (WPA)The Eighth Territorial Legislative Assembly created Fremont County on March 5, 1884, defining its boundaries and naming Lander the county seat. It was organized on May 6, 1884. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
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Topic:Crossroads of the West : a pictorial history of Fremont County. Edited by Arthur F. Duntsch. [Wyoming?] : Crossroads of the West, Inc., [1965?]; Sheep trails & history's tales : memoirs of a rancher and a peek at Fremont County's history. Hancock, Mary A. Lander, WY : The authors, 2005.; Fremont County and its communities. Jayne, Clarence DeWitt. [Laramie] : University of Wyoming, 1952.; Fremont County, Wyoming : a pictorial history. Jost, Loren. [Virginia Beach, VA] : Donning Company Publishers, c1996.; Dangerous duty : a history of frontier forts in Fremont County, Wyoming. McDermott, John D. [Lander, Wyo.?] : Fremont County Historic Preservation Commission, c1993.; Historic overview of ranching to 1890 in Fremont County, Wyoming. Rosenberg, Robert G. [S.l.] : The Commission, [1989]; Loren Jost. Fremont County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11141135

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