Laramie, Wyoming

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Laramie, Wyoming
City
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
 • Mayor Andrea Summerville
Area
 • City 17.76 sq mi (46.00 km2)
 • Land 17.74 sq mi (45.95 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 7,165 ft (2,184 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 30,816
 • Estimate (2016) 32,382
 • Density 1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
 • Metro 37,956 [1]
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 82070-82073
Area code 307
FIPS code 56-45050[2]
GNIS feature ID 1590526[3]
Website www.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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