Cheyenne, the capital of Wyoming, USA; 59,500 residents (2010), 1900 masl Close by is the rocket base Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, which with its many employees and associated service functions has become a kind of “city within the city”. As a tourist destination, Cheyenne is known for the summer festival Frontier’s Days with one of America’s oldest and largest rodeos.
- CountryAAH: Lists all cities and towns of Wyoming in alphabetical order. Covers maps and airports in each major city in the state of Wyoming.
Laramie, a town in Wyoming, USA, 80 km west of Cheyenne; 2200 masl, 30,800 residents (2010). It became grdl. 1868 during the construction of the Union Pacific Railway and in the pioneer period was given the predicate “The wildest city in the Wild West”. Today it is dominated by the University of Wyoming (1886). The city’s attractions include the Wyoming Territorial Park with the infamous prison where George Parker alias Butch Cassidy was imprisoned 1896-97.
Casper, a working-class town on the North Platte River in central Wyoming, USA; 55,300 residents (2010). Since the 1890’s, the city, which became famous in 1923 in connection with the Teapot Dome scandal, has been dominated by the oil and natural gas industry, based on extraction from nearby fields.
- Abbreviationfinder website: Lists 2-letter and 3-letter abbreviations for Wyoming. Also covers state facts, major cities, and popular acronyms about the state of Wyoming.
Cody, City of Wyoming, USA, 9520 Ind. (2010); named after William F. Cody, aka Buffalo Bill. The city is known for the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, which includes the Whitney Gallery of Western Arts, the Plains Indian Museum, the Cody Firearms Museum, and Buffalo Bill’s birthplace, which moved here from Iowa in 1933.