Platte County, Wyoming

Platte County: County in Wyoming, United States


Platte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,667 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,578 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wheatland. The county was created 110 years ago in 1912.

Quick Facts about Platte County

Population : 8,578 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
Different from : Platte County, Platte County
Area : 5467 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : North Platte River
Capital : Wheatland
Establishment : January 01, 1913
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 05:03:20 (4th June 2023)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.04% (2010-2020)
Platte County locator map
Location of Platte County on Wyoming map.
Platte County Courthouse image
Platte County Courthouse
Platte County Courthouse image


Platte County is located at 42°7'59"N 104°57'57"W (42.1330500, -104.9658200). It has 5 neighbors: Albany County, Converse County, Goshen County, Laramie County and Niobrara County.

Platte County map

Platte County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Platte County.

City Name Population Title
Wheatland 3,522 Town in Wyoming, United States
Guernsey 1,143 Town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States of America
Glendo 208 Town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States
Chugwater 203 Town of the United States
Hartville 60 Town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States

Platte County has 5 neighbours.

  • Wheatland


According to census records, the population of Platte County decreased by 1.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,667 - census
2011 8,697 0.34% estimation process
2012 8,729 0.37% estimation process
2013 8,710 -0.22% estimation process
2014 8,775 0.74% estimation process
2015 8,798 0.26% estimation process
2016 8,662 -1.57% estimation process
2017 8,541 -1.42% estimation process
2018 8,516 -0.29% estimation process
2019 8,393 -1.47% estimation process
2020 8,578 2.16% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (3)

Wyoming Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Laramie County 100,595 County in the southeastern corner of Wyoming, United States
Natrona County 80,815 County in Wyoming, United States
Cheyenne 64,742 Capital of Wyoming, United States and seat of Laramie County
Casper 58,498 City in and county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States
Campbell County 46,676 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Sweetwater County 42,673 County in Wyoming, United States
Fremont County 39,317 County in western Wyoming, United States
Albany County 38,950 County in Wyoming, United States
Laramie 32,661 City in and county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States
Gillette 32,220 City in Campbell County, Wyoming, United States
Sheridan County 30,863 County in Wyoming, United States
Park County 29,331 County in Colorado, United States
Teton County 23,497 County in Wyoming, United States
Rock Springs 22,943 City in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States
Lincoln County 20,253 County in Wyoming, United States
Uinta County 20,215 County in Wyoming, United States