Cheyenne, Wyoming

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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
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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
 • Total55,362
 • Density2,511/sq mi (969.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain)
Websitewww.cheyennecity.org

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]

References[change | change source]

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

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