A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Cheyenne ...
When the people of Cheyenne refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cheyenneite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cheyenne has a population of 64,459 people<3> (see below for details).
Cheyenne was established in 1867.
The community of Cheyenne is 6,070 feet [1,850 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Cheyenne is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Cheyenne lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cheyenne is within the boundaries of the (307) area code.
The ZIP codes for Cheyenne: 82001-82003, 82005-82010<5>
Websites for Cheyenne ...
Official Website: www.cheyennecity.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cheyenne had an population of 64,459 people. This is an increase of 8.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cheyenne had a population of 59,466 people (or 64.82% of the total population of Laramie County). This makes Cheyenne the county's most populous community.
The population of Cheyenne represents 10.55% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 59,466 people, the population of Cheyenne increased 12.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 53,011 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cheyenne.
Adding Cheyenne to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cheyenne in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cheyenne was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Cheyenne on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cheyenne on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Cheyenne ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cheyenne - they are located in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cheyenne.
Communities near Cheyenne ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cheyenne.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cheyenne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cheyenne.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cheyenne. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cheyenne.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cheyenne. Our list includes 73 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cheyenne.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cheyenne ...
Looking for more information about Cheyenne? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Cheyenne, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cheyenne.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cheyenne: www.cheyennecity.org/
The official website for Laramie County: www.webgate.co.laramie.wy.us/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021