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Rock Springs

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Rock Springs is located Southwest Wyoming. Rock Springs is the biggest city in Sweetwater County with a population of 18,708 at the 2000 census. Rock Springs nickname is: "Home of 52 Nationalities".

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

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Vernal- 191 South. About 2 hours away.

Grand Teton- 191 North. About 3 1/2 hours away.

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

Evanston- 80 West. About 1 1/2 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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