Location of the state of Wyoming in the United States of America
Location of the state of Wyoming in the United States of America

The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Wyoming.

State insignia

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Flag Flag of the State of Wyoming
Flag of Wyoming.svg
1916
Motto Equal rights Equal rights 1869
Nickname The Equality State
Cowboy State
The Equality State
Cowboy State
1890
1974
Seal Great Seal of the State of Wyoming
Seal of Wyoming.svg
1869
Slogan Like No Place on Earth
unofficial

Wyoming State Code

Wyoming enacted the "Code of the West" as the State Code of Wyoming on March 3, 2010.[1] The code includes the following:

  1. Live each day with courage;
  2. Take pride in your work;
  3. Always finish what you start;
  4. Do what has to be done;
  5. Be tough, but fair;
  6. When you make a promise, keep it;
  7. Ride for the brand;
  8. Talk less, say more;
  9. Remember that some things are not for sale;
  10. Know where to draw the line.

Living symbols

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Bird Western meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta
Western Meadowlark.jpg
1927
Fish Cutthroat trout
Oncorhynchus clarki
Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalis.jpg
1987
Flower Indian paintbrush
Castilleja linariaefolia
Castilleja angustifolia 1.jpg
1917
Grass Western wheatgrass
Pascopyrum smithii
Pascopyrum smithii NRCS-2o.jpg
2007
Insect Sheridan's green hairstreak butterfly
Callophrys sheridanii
Callophrys sheridanii 15737 (cropped).JPG
2009
Mammal American bison
Bison bison
American bison k5680-1.jpg
1985
Reptile Horned toad
Phrynosoma
Short Horned Lizard.jpg
1993
Tree Plains cottonwood
Populus sargentii
Populus deltoides.jpg
1947

Earth symbols

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Dinosaur Triceratops
Triceratops BW.jpg
1994
Fossil Knightia
Knightia alta 01.jpg
1987
Gemstone Jade
Amphibole - Nephrite Jade Basic calcium magnesium iron silicate Lander County Wyoming 2077.jpg
1967
Soil Forkwood unofficial

Cultural symbols

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Song "Wyoming" 1955
Sport Rodeo
Bull-Riding2-Szmurlo.jpg
2003

United States coin

Type Symbol Image Coined
Coin Sacagawea dollar 2000[2] 2004
Quarter dollar Wyoming quarter 2007 2007

References

  1. ^ "2012 Wyoming Statutes :: TITLE 8 - GENERAL PROVISIONS :: CHAPTER 3 - STATE SEAL, FLAG, FLOWER, BIRD AND OTHER SYMBOLS :: 8-3-123. State code". Justia Law. Retrieved 2022-08-17.
  2. ^ "Wyoming Secretary of State". Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved 18 May 2019.