Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne: The most populous city in Laramie County, Wyoming. It is the capital of Wyoming and is located on the North Platte River in southeastern Wyoming. Cheyenne is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and the Wyoming State Capitol.


Cheyenne is a city located in the county of Laramie in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 59,466 and a population density of 847 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 64,742 inhabitants.

The city was created 157 years ago in 1866.

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Location of Cheyenne on Wyoming map.

Quick Facts about Cheyenne

Population : 64,742 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Laramie County
Postal code : 82001–82010
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 70.25 km2
Official name : Cheyenne
Named for : Cheyennes
Altitude : 6,063 feet / 1848 meters
Capital city : Cheyenne is capital of Wyoming, Laramie County
Establishment : January 01, 1867 (157 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 16:29:37 (15th April 2024)
Density : 922 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.15% (2010-2020)
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CheyenneWY downtown
CheyenneWY downtown image


Cheyenne is located at 41°8'24"N 104°49'13"W (41.1399800, -104.8202500).

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The population of Cheyenne increased by 8.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 59,466 - census
2011 60,177 1.18% estimation process
2012 61,438 2.05% estimation process
2013 62,122 1.1% estimation process
2014 62,279 0.25% estimation process
2015 62,905 1% estimation process
2016 63,451 0.86% estimation process
2017 63,520 0.11% estimation process
2018 63,835 0.49% estimation process
2019 64,235 0.62% estimation process
2020 64,742 0.78% estimation process

Cheyenne zip code is 82001. County name: Laramie, County fips: 56021

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People born in Cheyenne (95)

People born in Cheyenne, including baseball player Jeremy Horst, actress Mildred Harris, writer George Clayton Johnson, .


  • Acquanetta (United States actor (1921-2004)) she was born in 17/07/1921
  • Robert D. Carey (American politician (1878-1937)) he was born in 12/08/1878
  • Cynthia Lummis (American politician) she was born in 10/09/1954
  • James Johnson (American basketball player) he was born in 20/02/1987
  • C. J. Box (American writer) he was born in 09/11/1958
  • Bill Flores (American politician) he was born in 25/02/1954
  • Rensis Likert (American statistician) he was born in 05/08/1903
  • James Bergquist (American physicist) he was born in 01/01/1947
  • Rink Babka (athletics competitor) he was born in 23/09/1936
  • Janice Bolland (American racing cyclist) she was born in 25/01/1966
  • Robert Adamson (American actor) he was born in 11/07/1985
  • Jim Siedow (American actor (1920-2003)) he was born in 12/06/1920
  • Lloyd Fredendall (American General during World War II) he was born in 28/12/1883
  • Tony Andruzzi (Professional magician) he was born in 22/05/1925
  • Kevin D. Randle (prominent ufologist) he was born in 04/06/1949
  • Patricia MacLachlan (American writer of children's books) she was born in 03/03/1938
  • Jimmy Darden (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 19/06/1922
  • Alan Bond Johnson (United States federal judge) he was born in 14/01/1939

Schools in Cheyenne

College & universities near Cheyenne, WY

Code Name City ZIP
240709 Cheeks Beauty Academy Cheyenne (WY) 82001-4413
240620 Laramie County Community College Cheyenne (WY) 82007-3299

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cheyenne, WY

Code Name Address Type
CHY Cheyenne, Wyoming 222 Deming Drive BUS
FCC Fort Collins, Colorado 250 North Mason St. BUS
WHT Wheatland, Wyoming 1857 West Mariposa Parkway BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS

Post offices near Cheyenne

Post Office Name City ZIP
Capitol Station Post Office Cheyenne (WY) 82001
Airpor Post Office Cheyenne (WY) 82001
Fe Warren Afb Post Office Fe Warren AFB (WY) 82001
Cheyenn Post Office Cheyenne (WY) 82009
Carr Post Office Carr (CO) 80612

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Laramie County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Laramie County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Ranchettes 5,798 Census-designated place in Laramie County, Wyoming
South Greeley 4,217 Census-designated place in Laramie County, Wyoming
Pine Bluffs 1,163 Town in Laramie County, Wyoming, United States
Burns 316 Town of the United States
Albin 207 Town in Laramie County, Wyoming, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cheyenne distances to largest Wyoming cities