Memorial Hospital of Carbon County
About Memorial Hospital of Carbon County
Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) was founded in 1921. This critical access hospital has been diligently serving its community for over 100 years. MHCC’s mission is to improve the lives of those needing healthcare, wellness and healing arts by providing programs and services that foster a fuller and healthier life.
Hospital Quick Facts
- 25 hospital beds
- Radiology services: CT, MRI, Ultrasound, X-ray
- Med/Surg and ICU
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Pain Management
- Laboratory on site: Yes
- Ambulance and Classic
Air Medical transport services
About The Community
Explore Rawlins, Wyoming
“Wyoming’s best kept secret!”
Founded on the Union Pacific Railroad line, Rawlins was historically a major passenger and freight station stop along the Transcontinental Railroad route—a distinction that shaped much of the city’s early history. Now, the bustling city of Rawlins is part of Carbon County, features many historical sites, and is home to a vibrant, welcoming community.
Things to Do
Wyoming Frontier Prison
This historic state penitentiary was built around the turn of the century from sandstone milled in the county. It’s known to have housed notorious outlaws from 1901-1981, including Butch Cassidy and Big Nose George. Today, visitors can enjoy guided tours and events throughout the year, plus special ghost tours every October.
Carbon County Museum
Originally founded in 1940, the Carbon County Museum has moved and evolved over the past several decades. As they walk through three separate galleries, museum goers will find numerous artifacts that have impacted the community over time, including the Washakie Hide Painting, an original Wyoming sheep wagon, and many other intriguing pieces. The Carbon County Museum also features a Children’s Zone to keep the little ones occupied and engaged.
Historic Downtown Rawlins
As a nationally designated historic district, Rawlins appeals to travelers and residents alike. The 60 – 90 minute historic walking tour offers a fascinating glimpse into Rawlins’ colorful past and bright future.
Nestled between serene mountains, fertile river valleys, and the exotic high desert, the surrounding Carbon County holds a plethora of activities for the outdoor lovers. From the Seminoe State Park to the North Platte River, the activity options are both lovely and stimulating. Take advantage of ATVing, cycling, golfing, climbing, hiking, horseback riding, skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and more.
Dining and Nightlife
Buck’s Sports Grill:
All-American food in a fun, hunting-lodge atmosphere.
Family-owned eatery with meals and good times all day.
Peppermill Bar & Catcus Jack’s BBQ
Socialize with new acquaintances and catch up with old friends in this laid-back, relaxing local haunt.
Rawlins falls within Carbon County School District #1, serving about 1,560 students in its elementary, middle, and high schools.
Additionally, the Carbon County Higher Education Center offers ongoing growth opportunities, including:
- Adult basic education
- College-level classes
- Vocational training at the high school and adult levels
- Community enrichment opportunities for all ages