Cheyenne, Wyoming

city in and county seat of Laramie County, Wyoming, United States, and Wyomings federated state capital city

Cheyenne is the capital and largest city of Wyoming, a state of the United States of America. As of September 2005, it had an estimated population (number of people living in it) of 55,362. It is the county seat of Laramie County. Cheyenne was founded in 1867 and the current mayor of Cheyenne is Marian Orr.[1]

Cheyenne, Wyoming
Downtown Cheyenne
Downtown Cheyenne
Nickname(s): 
Magic City of the Plains; Capital City (of Wyoming); The Frontier City
Location in Wyoming
Location in Wyoming
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°8′44″N 104°48′7″W / 41.14556°N 104.80194°W / 41.14556; -104.80194
CountryUnited States
StateWyoming
CountyLaramie County
Founded1867
Government
 • MayorMarian Orr
Area
 • Total21.2 sq mi (57.9 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.38%
Elevation
6,062 ft (1,848 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total55,362
 • Density2,511/sq mi (969.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain)
Websitewww.cheyennecity.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mayor's Office, Cheyenne. Accessed January 18, 2009.

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