Teton County, Wyoming

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Teton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population was 18,251. Its county seat is Jackson[1]. Teton County contains the affluent Jackson Hole skiing area. In addition, the county contains all of Grand Teton National Park and 40.4% of Yellowstone National Park's total area, including over 96.6% of its water area (largely in Yellowstone Lake).[2]

It has the highest personal per capita income in the U.S. at $132,728, surpassing Manhattan with $120,790.[3] Teton County is part of the Jackson, WY-ID Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

Teton County was organized in 1921.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,222 square miles (10,934 km²), of which 4,008 square miles (10,380 km²) is land and 214 square miles (554 km²) (5.07%) is water.

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