Worland

      city, seat (1912) of Washakie county, north-central Wyoming, U.S., on the Bighorn River. Settled in 1900 on the west side of the river as a stagecoach stop called Camp Worland, the settlement was moved in 1906 to the east side where the railroad was to come through. It was named for an early settler, C.H. “Dad” Worland. The city is a service centre for a region that produces oil, natural gas, sugar beets, and livestock. The petroleum industry and the extraction of sulfur from oil well gases have been developed. Nearby is a state industrial school for boys. Worland is a gateway for the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area and nearby lakes. The Colby Site, 2.5 miles (4 km) east of Worland, marks a large mammoth kill site from which prehistoric Clovis culture (Clovis complex) projectile points have been recovered. Inc. town, 1906; city, 1956. Pop. (1990) 5,742; (2000) 5,250.

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