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Population Of Lost Springs, Wyo., Surges To Four

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Population Of Lost Springs, Wyo., Surges To Four

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Population Of Lost Springs, Wyo., Surges To Four

Population Of Lost Springs, Wyo., Surges To Four

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A new highway sign in Lost Springs, Wyo., reveals a demographic shift. Drivers on Route 20 will notice the town's population seems to have quadrupled — from one person to four. Residents told the Casper Star-Tribune that the original sign — reading "POP 1" — was actually inaccurate. When it was put up, there were a full five people living there. So Lost Springs is actually living up to its name.

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with news from Lost Springs, Wyoming. The town is getting a new highway sign that reveals a demographic shift. Drivers on Route 20 will notice the town's population seems to have quadrupled - from one person to four. But that's actually not the case. Residents told the�Casper Star-Tribune�the original sign - reading population one - was inaccurate. When it was put up 10 years ago, Lost Springs had a full five people living there.

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