Wyoming

Wyoming (English: Wyoming [waɪoʊmɪŋ]) is a mountainous state in the western United States, which is part of the group of so-called Mountain States. The population is 532.7 thousand people (50th, i.e. the last place among the US states; 2008 data). Ethnic composition: Germans — 25.9%, English — 15.9%, Irish — 13.3%, ” Americans ” — 6.5%, Norwegians — 4.3%, Swedes — 3.5%.

The state with the lowest population density in the country after Alaska (1.8 people per km²).

The capital and largest city is Cheyenne. The official nickname is ” Equality State “.

Famous people

  • Jackson Pollock(1912-1956) is an American artist.

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne
Place in the United States
Location of Cheyenne in Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the US
Location
County Laramie County
Type of place City
State Wyoming
Coordinates 41° 9′ N, 104° 48′ W
General
Surface 74.10 km²
– country 73.81 km²
– water 0.29 km²
Inhabitants
(2006)
55,314
(749 inhabitants/km²)
Height 1,848 m
Politics
Mayor Patrick Collins
Other
ZIP code(s) 82001–82010, 82001, 82002, 82003, 82008, 82010
FIPS code 13900
Website cheyennecity.org
Wyoming State Capitol

According to COUNTRYAAH, Cheyenne is the capital of the US state of Wyoming and the capital of Laramie County. In 2013, the city had a population of 62,448. It is also the largest city in the state.

A tented camp was erected on the site of the present town on July 4, 1867 as a shelter for the builders of the Union Pacific Railroad. This was the beginning of a settlement that grew into the current city.

Sights

  • Wyoming State Capitol
  • Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
  • FE Warren Air Force Base

Events

  • Cheyenne Frontier Days (last full week of July)

Nearby places

The figure below shows nearby places within a 60 km radius of Cheyenne.

Cheyenne

Grover (57 km)

Nunn (49 km)

Pierce (57 km)

Wellington (52 km)

Burns (38 km)

Born

  • Mildred Harris (1901-1944), actress
  • Cecilia Hart (1948-2016), actress
  • Rensis Likert (1903-1981), sociologist
  • Bri Bocox (1997), speed skater

Cheyenne, Wyoming

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