I am going to try and assemble as much information as I can put together to help YOU with your research in Teton County Wyoming! And I invite you to share what information YOU have as well as any stories, photographs or links which might help someone else doing their research.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the
county has a total area of 4,222 square miles (10,934 km), of which,
4,008 square miles (10,380 km) of it is land and 214 square miles (554 of it (5.07%)
is water. (Wikipedia)
The County was organized in 1921 and was named for the Teton Mountains.
Indians called them Tee-win-ot, three pinnacles.
French trappers applied the name "Les Trois Tetons".
The County Seat is Jackson.
Teton County, Wyoming is one of the few counties in the United States to border its namesake in another state--in this case, Teton County, Idaho.
:: Official Teton County website ::
Official Jackson WY website ::
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