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The Wyoming Board of Geographic Names

 The purpose of The Wyoming Board of Geographic Names (WBGN) is to:

  • Carry out the goals and objectives of the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN).
  • Assist and advise state agencies and organizations and the general public in understanding the process and preparing applications for submission to the BGN.
  • Advise the BGN on matters concerning geographic names in Wyoming.

Members

Herbert W. Stoughton, Ph.D:   Chairman
John (Jack) Studley, PLS:        Vice Chairman
Shelley Messer:                       Executive Director
                     
Calvin B Williams
Cindy Brown
Dan White
Janie F Nelson
Larry O Schmidt
Mary Agnes McAleenan
Mary S Garman
RJ Pieper
Scott A Scherbel
Thomas A Kropatsch
Venice N Beske

Next Meeting:  May 17, 2018






Contact

Shelley Messer
State Engineer's Office - Surface Water Division
122 W 25th Street
Herschler Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-5801
shelley.messer@wyo.gov




Current Discussions

Proposals to rename Mount Doane and Hayden Valley

Devils Tower
2015 - Current


1996

Completed Applications

Prodigy Hill

Yaunt to Yount Mountain