Three Forks, Wyoming

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Three Forks is an unincorporated community in Carbon County, Wyoming, in the United States. [1]

Three forks, locally known as Three Forks Muddy Gap, was named from its location at a fork in the road. [2] First settled in 1935 when Highway 287 was built. Local Rancher, Robert L. Tully built a small filling station. Then in his sixties, Tully decided to retire from ranching, selling off much of his original homestead to pay for the construction of the station.

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Three Forks, Wyoming
  2. Federal Writers' Project (1941). Wyoming, a Guide to Its History, and People,. WPA. p. 316. ISBN   978-1-62376-049-6.

Coordinates: 42°21′45″N107°26′41″W / 42.36246°N 107.44479°W / 42.36246; -107.44479