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Discovering Hanna: A Coal Mining Town with a Rich History and Diverse Present.

The town of Hanna is yet another example of Carbon County’s diversity. Lying as it does in the center of one of Wyoming’s largest and richest coalfields, Hanna has an equally rich past and present. Mining has been the mainstay in this part of the county since coal was discovered here in the late 1800s. Two disastrous explosions, one in 1903 and the other in 1908, took the lives of 228 local miners. There is one monument to the victims of the Mine#1 Disasters of 1903, 1908 and 2 monuments to all those who died in the Carbon & Hanna mines.

Hanna, Wyoming

Visit the town of Hanna website.

Town information, business information, bulletin board, news and events for Hanna, Wyoming can also be found in the Hanna Headlight.

Hanna, Wyoming

Hanna means mining to people in Carbon County. 

Hanna was a primary train stop for coal in the late 1800's. When you tour Hanna be sure to pay your respects at the Miner's Monument, which commemorates the loss of life in a 1903 cave-in. Hanna also has on display, the Union Pacific Railroad Snowplow. In the early days, this snowplow was used to clear the tracks during high snow conditions. 

Hanna, Wyoming

Miners Memorial Visit the Miners memorial in Hanna.

The slate slab lists the names of over 100 coal miners killed in a mine explosion in Hanna. Visit the Hanna Museum for more historical information about this terrible tragedy. Also plan a visit to the Hanna Cemetery a great piece of Hanna history. Wooden headstones stand in the cemetery with faded inscriptions many of which are impossible to read. There are many graves simply marked "unknown miner". Come and reflect upon our past.

Hanna, Wyoming

Hanna Recreation Center - This modern facility boasts a full size gym, racquetball courts, and an indoor swimming pool, weight room, indoor golf and cardiovascular equipment. 307-325-9603


Things to Do & See in Hanna


The Hanna Basin Museum, located in the old Community Hall building, is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the history of Wyoming.


Carbon County is a prime destination for hunting enthusiasts. With a diverse range of wildlife and habitats, including mule deer, elk, antelope, moose, and bighorn sheep.


Carbon County offers some of the best fishing opportunities in the region. With over 300 miles of blue-ribbon trout streams, and rivers.

Sinclair Golf Club

Looking for an unforgettable golfing experience in Wyoming? Look no further than Sinclair Golf Course. Our nine-hole golf course is surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

Seminoe State Park

Nestled in the Seminoe Mountains, Seminoe State Park is a hidden gem in Wyoming. It’s a place where history and nature intersect, and visitors can immerse themselves in both. The park was established in 1965.

Parco/Sinclair Museum

The Parco Museum is located in what was once the FNB of Parco, Wyoming. The bank opened on July 5, 1924, and operated until June 1, 1933, when it transferred its business to the FNB of Rawlins.


Shopping and Dining in Hanna, Wyoming

Hanna Wyoming

Carbon County offers a unique shopping and dining experience for visitors. The charming downtowns of Rawlins, Saratoga, and Encampment offer a variety of locally-owned shops and boutiques, where visitors can find one-of-a-kind gifts, souvenirs, and handmade crafts. From antique stores to western wear shops, there is something for everyone. 

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Discover Seminoe State Park, Elk Mountain and Hanna, Wyoming

Just off of I-80 in southern Wyoming travelers can discover Seminoe State Park! Enjoy sand dunes, hiking, boating and paddle boarding with dramatic scenic backdrops.

Stay at the uniquely historic Elk Mountain Hotel or just stop in for delicious chef prepared dinners. Fly fish the blue ribbon trout fishery known as Miracle Mile (a breathtaking stretch of the North Platte River) or stop in the Hanna Museum to learn about Union Pacific Railroad and coal mining history.

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