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Welcome to Laramie ...
When the people of Laramie refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Laramieite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Laramie has a population of 32,611 people<3> (see below for details).
Laramie was established in 1868.
The community of Laramie is 7,140 feet [2,176 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Laramie is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Laramie lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Laramie is located in the (307) area code.
The ZIP codes for Laramie: 82051, 82063, 82070-82073<5>
Websites for Laramie ...
Official Website: www.ci.laramie.wy.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Laramie had an population of 32,611 people. This is an increase of 5.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Laramie had a population of 30,816 people (or 84.89% of the total population of Albany County). This makes Laramie the county's most populous community.
The population of Laramie represents 5.47% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 30,816 people, the population of Laramie increased 13.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 27,204 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Laramie.
Adding Laramie to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Laramie 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 Laramie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Laramie on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Laramie on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Laramie ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Laramie.
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 Laramie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Laramie.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Laramie. 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 Laramie.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Laramie. Our list includes 47 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Laramie.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laramie ...
Looking for more information about Laramie? 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 Laramie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Laramie.
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The official website for Laramie: www.ci.laramie.wy.us/
The official website for Albany County: www.co.albany.wy.us/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021