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

The community of Cheyenne is the Seat for Laramie County. Cheyenne is also the capital of Wyoming.

Laramie County is one of the original counties of Wyoming and was founded in 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Laramie had a population of 88,854 people. This is an increase of 8.88% since the last Census (which gave a population of 81,607 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Laramie represented 16.53% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's most populous county (out of 23 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201091,738+12.41%+3.25% since 2009
200988,854+8.88%+1.25% since 2008
200887,759+7.54%+1.34% since 2007
200786,601+6.12% 
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200081,607The Last Census

More information can be found on the Laramie County Census Page for Laramie County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Laramie County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Laramie County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Cheyenne   57,47853,0118.43% increase  
Pine Bluffs   1,1681,1531.3% increase  
Burns   31928511.93% increase  
Albin   1171202.5% decrease  

Websites for Laramie County

Official Website:   www.webgate.co.laramie.wy.us/

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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