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Laramie County, Wyoming

county in the southeastern corner of Wyoming, United States

Laramie County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 United States Census, 91,738 people lived there. The county seat is Cheyenne, the state capital.[1] The county lies west of the Nebraska state line and north of the Colorado state line.

Laramie County
City/County Building at Cheyenne in 1981
City/County Building at Cheyenne in 1981
Flag of Laramie County
Flag
Map of Wyoming highlighting Laramie County
Location within the U.S. state of Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°19′N 104°41′W / 41.32°N 104.69°W / 41.32; -104.69
Country United States
State Wyoming
FoundedJanuary 9, 1867
Named forJacques La Ramee
SeatCheyenne
Largest cityCheyenne
Area
 • Total2,688 sq mi (6,960 km2)
 • Land2,686 sq mi (6,960 km2)
 • Water1.6 sq mi (4 km2)  0.06%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
98,136
 • Density36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewebgate.co.laramie.wy.us

The city of Laramie, Wyoming, is in neighboring Albany County.

HistoryEdit

Laramie County was created on January 9, 1867.[2]

GeographyEdit

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,688 square miles (6,960 km2), of which 2,686 square miles (6,960 km2) is land and 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) (0.06%) is water.[3]

Bordering countiesEdit

CommunitiesEdit

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TownsEdit

Census-designated placesEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

  • Altvan
  • Egbert
  • Granite
  • Horse Creek
  • Meriden

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. Long, John H. (2006). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". Wyoming Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved September 1, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". US Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2015.

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