Wyoming and Montana are two large states in the Western United States. The following is a comparison between these two states. Let’s read.
Wyoming and Montana – US states comparison
|Area||97,813 square miles||147,040 square miles|
|Population||about 577,000 (2020)||about 1.1 million (2020)|
|Became a state of the US||July 10, 1890||November 8, 1889|
|Number of National Parks||2 (Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park)||2 (Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park)|
|Nickname||Big Wyoming, Equality State, Cowboy State||Big Sky Country, The Treasure State|
|Highest natural point||Gannett Peak (13,810 ft/4,210 meters)||Granite Peak (12,807 ft/3,904 meters)|
|Popular places to visit||Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Hot Springs State Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Jackson town, etc||Glacier National Park, Bozeman, Helena, Yellowstone National Park, Billings, etc|
|Bordering US states||South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Montana||North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho|
|International Border||No||Yes (with Canada)|
|Number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites||1||2|
Is Yellowstone National Park in Montana or Wyoming?
The area of Yellowstone National Park falls in three states – Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. The majority area is in Wyoming.
Which state has a larger population, Montana or Wyoming?
Montana has a larger population as compared with Wyoming.
Are there Grizzly bears in Wyoming?
Yes, there are Grizzly bears in Wyoming.
(Also read: What states have grizzly bears in the US?)
Are there Grizzly bears in Montana?
Yes, there is a large population of Grizzly bears in Montana.
Is Montana bigger than Texas?
No, Montana is smaller in area than Texas. Texas is the second largest US state while Montana is the fourth largest.
Is Montana hot or cold?
Montana is one of the coldest places in the United States with long and freezing winters.
What are the 6 states that border Wyoming?
South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Montana.