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Situated on the Hamsfork River, Kemmerer is the Lincoln County Seat. Established in 1889, it became an incorporated city in 1902. Named for M. S. Kemmerer’s Coal Company, who founded it, the town provided goods and services to the local miners and ranchers. Nearby Diamondville and Frontier, which were official company towns, served more as bedroom communities. Kemmerer today has the distinction of being the only community in the county with stoplights. There are two.

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