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Rock Springs is the biggest city in Sweetwater County in Southwest Wyoming. It had a population of 23,000 in 2019. Rock Springs' nickname is: "Home of 52 Nationalities".


Downtown Rock Springs

Rock Springs sits 6,388 ft above sea level. Its location makes the weather difficult to predict and very hard to understand. Many days will be very windy and blow everything away. This strong gusts mixed with snow can make a very difficult day to drive around or across town.

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By car[edit]

  • The primary way to enter the city of Rock Springs is through Interstate 80. It is about 3 hours east of Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Other ways to enter Rock Springs are: WY 191, WY 430 and WY 373.

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Go next[edit]

Vernal- 191 South. About 2 hours away.

Grand Teton- 191 North. About 3½ hours away.

Rawlins- 80 East. About 1 hour 45 minutes away.

Evanston- 80 West. About 1½ hours away.

Kemmerer- 80 West to 30 West. About 85 minutes away.

Routes through Rock Springs
Salt Lake City/PocatelloGreen River  W I-80.svgUS 30.svg E  RawlinsCheyenne
Grand Teton N.P.Jackson  N US 191.svg S  Flaming Gorge N.R.A.Vernal

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