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Facts About Evanston, Wyoming

10 Interesting Facts About Evanston, Wyoming

Facts About Evanston

  1. Evanston was named after James A. Evans, a civil engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad.
  2. Evanston was a major stop on the Lincoln Highway. The highway ran east to west from East Service Rd to Bear River Dr, on Front St to Harrison Dr, to Wasatch Rd southwest to Echo Canyon in Utah.
  3. The elevation of Evanston is 6749 feet above sea level.
  4. The city has a total area of 10.32 square miles, of which 10.27 square miles is land and 0.05 square miles is water.
  5. The city is a railroad division point and trade centre for an agricultural and an oil and gas area.
  6. Evanston is located at 41°15′48″N 110°57′53″W (41.263302, −110.964616).
  7. Evanston was one of the Wyoming cities that had a relatively high population of Chinese immigrants as a result of the labour used in the mines and to build the railroads.
  8. The estimated population of Evanston is 11,848, as of 2019.
  9. Evanston is a city in and the county seat of Uinta County, Wyoming, United States.
  10. Evanston was founded in 1868 as a frontier camp for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad.
 
Facts About Evanston, Wyoming
Facts About Evanston, Wyoming

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