In 1898 Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Ellen Bondurant settled in the Fall River Basin. The Bondurants homesteaded 160 acres. Mrs. Bondurant volunteered to be post mistress and submitted the application to the federal government. The post office was known as Bondurant, and thus the town was named.

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The history of Bondurant is filled with fascinating and unusual characters whose life stories are the stories of ordinary people who did extraordinary things.
— Paul Jensen, Author of Hard and Noble Lives: A Living Tradition of Cowboys and Ranchers in Wyoming's Hoback Basin


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