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Laramie County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Laramie County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the USA highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded January 9, 1867
Seat Cheyenne
Largest City Cheyenne
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,688 sq mi (6,962 km²)
2,686 sq mi (6,957 km²)
1.6 sq mi (4 km²), 0.06%
PopulationEst.
 - (2016)
 - Density

98,136
36/sq mi (14/km²)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Website: webgate.co.laramie.wy.us
Named for: Jacques La Ramee
County flag Flag of Laramie County, Wyoming

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.

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

History

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

Geography

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 counties

Communities

City

Towns

Census-designated places

Unincorporated communities

  • Altvan
  • Egbert
  • Granite
  • Horse Creek
  • Meriden

References

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