Glenrock, WY


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Glenrock is a town in Converse County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 2,231 at the 2000 census.
Glenrock, known as Deer Creek Station, had its beginning as a mail and stage station along the Oregon Trail. The station served as a relay and eating place and was a vital supply point for thousands of emigrants as they traveled westward. The discovery of oil in 1889 greatly contributed to the economy of central Wyoming and especially Glenrock.
Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful in the area surrounding Glenrock as the Laramie Mountains, Medicine Bow National Forest and the Platte River are nearby.