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Welcome to Gillette ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gillette has a population of 32,100 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gillette.
Gillette is 4,600 feet [1,402 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Gillette is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Gillette lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Gillette is located in the (307) area code.
The ZIP code for Gillette: 82716<4>
Websites for Gillette ...
Official Website: www.ci.gillette.wy.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.gillettechamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gillette had an population of 32,100 people. This is an increase of 10.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gillette had a population of 29,087 people (or 63.05% of the total population of Campbell County). This makes Gillette the county's most populous community.
The population of Gillette represents 5.16% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 29,087 people, the population of Gillette increased 48.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,646 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gillette.
Adding Gillette to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gillette 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 Gillette was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Gillette on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gillette on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Gillette ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Gillette - they are located in Florida, New Jersey and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gillette.
Communities near Gillette ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gillette.
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 Gillette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gillette.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gillette. 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 Gillette.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gillette. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gillette.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gillette ...
Looking for more information about Gillette? 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 Gillette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gillette.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Gillette: www.ci.gillette.wy.us/
The official website for Campbell County: www.ccg.co.campbell.wy.us/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021