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Gillette is located in the Powder River Basin between the Bighorn Mountains to the west and the Black Hills to the east in northeast Wyoming.
Coal is a major source of energy and Gillette produces over one third of the nation's coal thus making Gillette known as the "Energy Capital of the World". Visitors can tour the coal mines to see how coal is mined.
Besides rodeos and fairs, visitors will find plenty of recreation including hockey games, golfing at one of the courses, fishing, hunting and a variety of snow activities.
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