Lost Springs, Wyoming: Population 1

Lost Springs, WY Population 1[/caption] In September 2007 Solomon and I made our way to Lost Springs, Wyoming. We made our way south on I-25 until we got to Exit 126, where we would then head east on US 18/20.  Along the way we came to the sprawling metropolis of Lost Springs, WY.  According to a Wikipedia article, Lost Springs is one of only five towns in the United States that are officially registered in the census to have only one (1) person. The others are Hibbert’s Gore, ME, Erving’s Location, NH, New Amsterdam, IN and Monowi, NE.  Apparently, in 2009 the population had increased to 4. [caption id="attachment_291" align="aligncenter" width="438"] Welcome to Lost Springs[/caption] The photo above shows the sign one sees as they enter town.  What is not seen is on the other side of the tracks.  I would be amazed if only one person was keeping this up!!  We drove into the town and took a couple of other shots.  The church says there are three people in town, which I found attested to on this site.  Apparently Art Stringham and his brother run the Lost Springs store and Leda Price runs the Bar.  Leda is also the Mayor of the town. [caption id="attachment_293" align="aligncenter" width="393"] Lost Springs Church Sign – Population 3[/caption] [caption id="attachment_292" align="aligncenter" width="469"] Here is the Post Office of Lost Springs[/caption]

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Lost Springs, Wyoming