Carbon County Wyoming

Brush Creek Reported By: Tom Peden The Brush Creek drainages began attracting gold prospectors in 1875. The first recorded claims were in 1876 when a group of miners including Stephen Downey claimed 160 acres at the mouth of Lincoln Creek. Brush Creek drains the area known as Gold Hill. Gold Hill is at a elevation …

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Albany County Wyoming

In the southwestern part of Albany County the placers were found along Douglas Creek in 1868. Later lode veins were discovered and they yielded copper, silver and gold. The total production is well over 10,000 ounces and the fact that the district has been idle since 1900 should interest the amateur prospector. Lake Creek and …

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There are a few counties reported to have gold in Wyoming.

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