Superior, Wyoming is located just 23 miles east from Rock Springs nestled at the foot of the panoramic Continental Divide. 


We invite you to enjoy a modern day voyage into yesteryear to a town forgotten by time.  Superior remains a diamond in the rough for those seeking real adventure in authentic old west sightseeing.  In its heyday, Superior was a bustling town of over 3,000, lured by underground coal mines.  Today, only 336 hearty souls keep this isolated “Ghost Town” alive. 


The Journey: A Tale of a Wyoming Boy

by Harry K Porter Jr.
The "Journey" is a story of a small boy living in a small coal mining town in Superior, Wyoming. He describes the people, culture and history of the town making it an exciting read.  His story starts as a small boy and ends when getting married and moving away. He adds humor and interesting facts that will make you laugh and not want to put the book down.
The Journey:  A Tale of a Wyoming Boy sells on as a paperback


USDA Wildlife Services will be in and around Superior starting October 10th (and until further notice) in an attempt to control an over population of coyote.  People are advised that there will (or could be) traps, calling, shooting, arial procedure, snares and ground crews.  Pets might not be safe at large.  Please keep your dogs on a leash when out walking.  Thanks for your cooperation.

Superior native authors new community history

The story of this town - really the story of two towns - is told in a new local history book.  Images of America:  Superior and South Superior by Frank Prevedel.  The book was released June 2011.  All profits from the book will benefit the Sweetwater County Museum Foundation.  The book is part of the Images of America series published by Arcadia Publishing.  These books are designed to tell a community's story through photographs.  The majority of images from Superior and South Superior were provided by the Sweetwater County Historical Museum, others by the Rock Springs Historical Museum, the Superior Museum, the Wyoming State Archives, the American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming, the New Studio, the author's collection, and numerous individuals. 

The book Superior and South Superior are available for purchase from the Clerks Office in the Administration Building for $21.99 each. 
Superior and South Superior, Wyoming (Images of America Series)



The Town of Superior is requesting applications from persons interested in employment with the town as Security Enforcement Officer. This is a part-time position (24 hours a week) and applications must be turned in to Clerks Office by August 21, 2014. Applicant would enforce town ordinances and issue citations for violations. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen, via hair analysis. Must have high school diploma or GED. Must be able to pass a physical and have a clean Motor Vehicle Record. Pick up an application at the Clerks office or send resume to ATTN: Security Enforcement Officer, Town of Superior, P.O. Box 40, Superior, WY 82945. Job closes August 21, 2014.


Community Calendar

Town Clerk Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30am-5pm

Maintenance Shop Hours
Monday - Thursday 6:30am-4pm

Lunch from 12-12:30pm for both

Transfer Station Hours
Tues 9am-5pm
Wed 9am-5pm
Sat 9am-5pm