Laramie, Wyoming

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Laramie, Wyoming
Downtown Laramie Historic District
Downtown Laramie Historic District
Motto(s): 
Gem City of the Plains
Location of Laramie in Albany County, Wyoming.
Location of Laramie in Albany County, Wyoming.
Coordinates: 41°19′N 105°35′W / 41.317°N 105.583°W / 41.317; -105.583Coordinates: 41°19′N 105°35′W / 41.317°N 105.583°W / 41.317; -105.583
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Albany
Government
 • MayorAndrea Summerville
Area
 • City17.76 sq mi (46.00 km2)
 • Land17.74 sq mi (45.95 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
7,165 ft (2,184 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City30,816
 • Estimate 
(2016)
32,382
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
 • Metro
37,956 [1]
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
82070-82073
Area code307
FIPS code56-45050[2]
GNIS feature ID1590526[3]
Websitewww.ci.laramie.wy.us

Laramie is a city in the U.S. state of Wyoming. It is near the University of Wyoming. It is the county seat of Albany County.

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie.

Recent history[change | change source]

In 1998, Matthew Shepherd was murdered in this town.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". Factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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