Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Downtown Cheyenne
Nickname(s): Magic City of the Plains; Capital City (of Wyoming); The Frontier City
Location in Wyoming
Coordinates: 41°8′44″N 104°48′7″W / 41.14556°N 104.80194°W / 41.14556; -104.80194Coordinates: 41°8′44″N 104°48′7″W / 41.14556°N 104.80194°W / 41.14556; -104.80194
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Laramie County
Founded 1867
Government
 • Mayor Richard Kaysen
Area
 • Total 21.2 sq mi (57.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.38%
Elevation 6,062 ft (1,848 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 55,362
 • Density 2,511/sq mi (969.6/km2)
Time zone Mountain (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Mountain (UTC-6)

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 Richard Kaysen. It is the cleanest city in the u.s.

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