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Welcome to Douglas ...

The city of Douglas is located in Converse County (at the time of its founding, Douglas was located in Albany County) and is the County Seat for Converse County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Douglas has a population of 6,541 people<1> (see below for details).

Douglas was established in 1886.

The community of Douglas is 4,820 feet [1,469 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation 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 lies within the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Douglas: 82633<3>

Population Details ...

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 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 (with a count of 5,288 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Douglas had an population of 6,541 people. This is an increase of 6.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Douglas.

Communities near Douglas ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Douglas and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bill   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Binford   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Esterbrook   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Glendo   [Map]   203   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Glenrock   [Map]   2,595   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Keeline   [Map]   ---   E   31 miles [49.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Douglas.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Douglas. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Douglas. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Douglas:

Websites for Douglas ...

Official Website: www.cityofdouglaswy.com/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Douglas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Douglas.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Douglas. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Douglas.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Douglas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Douglas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Douglas. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Douglas) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Douglas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Douglas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7595, Longitude: -105.3827     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Douglas.