About Area

Located in the south-central portion of Wyoming in Carbon County along Interstate 80 is the city of Rawlins. Originally founded on the Union Pacific Railroad line, this historical town was once a major passenger and freight station stop along the Transcontinental Railroad route. With a rich history of Native American Indians, wagon trains, and railroads many famous and historical figures like Butch Cassidy, Big Nose George, and Thomas Edison have all spent time here.

Today, Rawlins is a bustling, family-friendly community where history and modern Wyoming life mingle. With two museums, major annual events, and a nationally award-winning downtown district, Rawlins is a wonderful place to live in the historical Old West.

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