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Welcome to Douglas ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Douglas has a population of 6,385 people<2> (see below for details).
Douglas was established in 1886.
The community of Douglas is 4,820 feet [1,469 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Douglas is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Douglas lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Douglas is located in the (307) area code.
The ZIP code for Douglas: 82633<4>
Websites for Douglas ...
Official Website: www.cityofdouglaswy.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Douglas had an population of 6,385 people. This is an increase of 4.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.75% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Douglas had a population of 6,120 people (or 44.24% of the total population of Converse County). This makes Douglas the county's most populous community.
The population of Douglas represents 1.09% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,120 people, the population of Douglas increased 15.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,288 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Douglas.
Adding Douglas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Douglas 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 Douglas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Douglas on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Douglas on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Douglas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Douglas - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Douglas.
Communities near Douglas ...
We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Douglas.
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 Douglas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Douglas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Douglas. 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 Douglas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Douglas. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Douglas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglas ...
Looking for more information about Douglas? 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 Douglas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Douglas.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Douglas: www.cityofdouglaswy.com/
The official website for Converse County: www.conversecounty.org/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021