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Welcome to Converse County ...

Time Zone: Converse County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Douglas is the Seat for Converse County.

Converse County was founded in 1888. Converse was created by taking area from Albany and Laramie Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Converse had a population of 13,865 people. This is an increase of 0.23% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,833 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Converse represented 2.45% of the total population of Wyoming.

Below are some of the communities located in Converse County:

  • Douglas
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas
    • Douglas is located in Converse County (WY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,375 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas <2>
  • Glenrock
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenrock
    • Glenrock is located in Converse County (WY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,567 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenrock <2>
  • Lost Springs
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the east)
  • Rolling Hills
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
    • Rolling Hills is located in Converse County (WY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people

Websites of Interest ...

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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