|State capital and city|
|City of Cheyenne|
Capitol Ave. in Downtown Cheyenne
|Nickname(s): Magic City of the Plains; Capital City (of Wyoming); The Frontier City|
Location of Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming.
|Named for||Cheyenne people|
|• Mayor||Marian Orr|
|• City||24.63 sq mi (63.79 km2)|
|• Land||24.52 sq mi (63.51 km2)|
|• Water||0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2) 0.45%|
|Elevation||6,062 ft (1,848 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||64,019|
|• Rank||US: 564th|
|• Density||2,425.2/sq mi (936.4/km2)|
|• Urban||73,588 (US: 377th)|
|• Metro||96,389 (US: 359th)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (Mountain)|
|Zip Code||82001, 82002, 82003, 82006, 82007, 82008, 82009, 82010|
|GNIS feature ID||1609077|
Cheyenne (// shy-AN or //) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. It is the principal city of the Cheyenne, Wyoming, Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Laramie County. The population was 59,466 at the 2010 census. Cheyenne is the northern terminus of the extensive and fast-growing Front Range Urban Corridor that stretches from Cheyenne to Pueblo, Colorado, and has a population of 4,333,742 according to the 2010 United States Census. Cheyenne is situated on Crow Creek and Dry Creek. The Cheyenne, Wyoming Metropolitan Area had a 2010 population of 91,738, making it the 354th-most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
- 1 History
- 2 Geography and climate
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Government
- 5 Education
- 6 Parks and recreation
- 7 Landmarks
- 8 Transportation
- 9 Cheyenne Frontier Days
- 10 Media
- 11 Notable people
- 12 Sister cities
- 13 Suburbs
- 14 See also
- 15 Notes
- 16 References
- 17 Bibliography
- 18 External links
On July 5, 1867, General Grenville M. Dodge and his survey crew plotted the site now known as Cheyenne in Dakota Territory (later Wyoming Territory). This site was chosen as the point at which the Union Pacific Railroad crossed Crow Creek, a tributary of the South Platte River. The city was not named by Dodge, as his memoirs state, but rather by friends who accompanied him to the area Dodge called "Crow Creek Crossing". It was named for the American Indian Cheyenne tribe, one of the most famous and prominent Great Plains tribes closely allied with the Arapaho. This was the last confirmed sighting of territory now enclosed in the fabled "Wyoming"
The construction of the Union Pacific Railroad brought hopes of prosperity to the region when it reached Cheyenne on November 13, 1867. The population at the time numbered over 4,000, and grew rapidly. This rapid growth earned the city the nickname "Magic City of the Plains".
The Wyoming State Capitol was constructed between 1886 and 1890, with further improvements being completed in 1917.
The Wyoming Stock Growers Association met at The Cheyenne Club, which allegedly acted as an interim government for the territory. Many of the WSGA's rules and regulations became state laws.
The Cheyenne Regional Airport was opened in 1920, initially serving as a stop for airmail. It soon developed into a civil-military airport, serving DC-3s and various military craft. During World War II, hundreds of B-17s, B-24s, and PBYs were outfitted and upgraded at the airfield. Today, it serves a number of military functions, as well as a high-altitude testbed for civilian craft.
Geography and climate
Lying near the southeast corner of the state, Cheyenne is one of the least centrally located state capitals in the nation (together with cities such as Carson City, Nevada; Juneau, Alaska; and Topeka, Kansas).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.63 square miles (63.79 km2), of which 24.52 square miles (63.51 km2) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.
Cheyenne, like most of the rest of Wyoming, has a cool semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk), and is part of USDA Hardiness zone 5b, with the suburbs falling in zone 5a. Winters are cold and moderately long, but relatively dry, with a December average of 28.8 °F (−1.8 °C), highs that fail to breach freezing occur 35 days per year, and lows dip to the 0 °F (−17.8 °C) mark on 9.2 mornings. However, the cold is often interrupted, with chinook winds blowing downslope from the Rockies that can bring warm conditions, bringing the high above 50 °F (10 °C) on twenty days from December to February.
Snowfall is greatest in March and April, seasonally averaging 60 inches (1,500 mm), historically ranging from 13.1 inches (330 mm) between July 1965 and June 1966 up to 121.5 inches (3,090 mm) between July 1979 and June 1980, yet thick snow cover rarely stays. Summers are warm, with a high diurnal temperature range; July averages 69.4 °F (20.8 °C), and highs reach 90 °F (32.2 °C) on an average twelve afternoons annually. Spring and autumn are quick transitions, with the average window for freezing temperatures being September 29 thru May 14, allowing a growing season of 106 days. Official record temperatures range from −38 °F (−38.9 °C) on January 9, 1875, up to 100 °F (37.8 °C) on June 23, 1954, the last of four occurrences; the record cold daily maximum is −21 °F (−29.4 °C) on January 11, 1963, while, conversely, the record warm daily minimum is 68 °F (20 °C) on July 31, 1960. The annual precipitation of 15.9 inches (400 mm) tends to be concentrated from May to August and is low during fall and winter; it has historically ranged from 5.04 inches (128.0 mm) in 1876 to 23.69 inches (602 mm) in 1942.
The city averages below 60% daily relative humidity in each month and receives an average 2,980 hours (~67% of the possible total) of sunshine annually. On July 16, 1979 an F3 tornado struck Cheyenne causing one death and 40 injuries. It was the most destructive tornado in Wyoming history.
|Climate data for Cheyenne Regional Airport, Wyoming (1981–2010 normals, extremes 1872−present)[a]|
|Record high °F (°C)||66
|Average high °F (°C)||39.5
|Average low °F (°C)||18.0
|Record low °F (°C)||−38
|Average precipitation inches (mm)||0.33
|Average snowfall inches (cm)||5.9
|Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in)||4.9||6.2||8.6||10.3||12.4||11.4||10.7||11.0||8.3||7.4||6.4||6.2||103.8|
|Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in)||5.7||6.5||7.8||6.1||1.8||0.1||0||0||0.7||3.4||6.1||6.8||45.0|
|Average relative humidity (%)||52.5||54.6||56.1||54.3||55.8||53.5||51.3||51.4||51.5||50.0||53.6||54.0||53.2|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||190.7||202.6||253.1||271.9||291.9||303.2||317.5||297.4||262.3||237.0||178.8||175.4||2,981.8|
|Percent possible sunshine||64||68||68||68||65||67||69||70||70||69||60||61||67|
|Source: NOAA (relative humidity and sun 1961−1990)|
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2005–2007 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates, the city's population was 87.2% White or European American (79.3% non-Hispanic White alone), 12.7% Hispanic or Latino (of any race), 4.5% Black or African American, 2.5% American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.1% Asian and 6.4% from some other race. 22.5% of the total population had a Bachelor's degree or higher.
As of the census of 2010, there were 59,467 people, 25,558 households, and 15,270 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,425.2 inhabitants per square mile (936.4/km2). There were 27,284 housing units at an average density of 1,112.7 per square mile (429.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.44% European American, 2.88% African American, 0.96% Native American, 1.24% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 4.0% from other races, and 3.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.45% of the population.
There were 25,558 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the city was 36.5 years. Twenty-four percent of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 53,011 people, 22,324 households, 14,175 families residing in the city, and 81,607 people residing in the Metropolitan Statistical Area making it the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Wyoming. The population density was 2,511.4 inhabitants per square mile (969.6/km²). There were 23,782 housing units at an average density of 1,126.7 per square mile (435.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 78.1% White or European American, 2.8% Black or African American, 0.8% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.4% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. 12.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 22,324 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.93.
The city has a wide range of age groups, with 24.9% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,856, and the median income for a family was $46,771. Males had a median income of $32,286 versus $24,529 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,809. About 6.3% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
Cheyenne's government consists of a mayor and a city council. The mayor is elected in a citywide vote. The city council has nine members each of whom are elected from one of three wards. Each ward elects three members. The mayor's office is responsible for managing the various city departments which consist of Street/Alley, Police, Fire, Parks, Fleet Maintenance, Traffic, Sanitation, Downtown Historic District, Weed and Pest, Facilities Maintenance, and Cemetery. The Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities is owned by the city but is semi-autonomous.
Public education in the city of Cheyenne is provided by Laramie County School District #1. The district is served by four high schools, Central High on the northwest side, East High on the east side, South High on the south side, and Triumph High, also on the south side.
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Government is the largest sector of Cheyenne's economy. The state of Wyoming operates a multitude of offices in downtown Cheyenne. Many area residents are employed by or are dependent on the U.S. Air Force, through F.E. Warren Air Force Base to the west of the city, or by the Wyoming National Guard.
Due much in part to work done by Cheyenne's economic development agency "Cheyenne Leads", successful steps have been taken in recent years to diversify the city's economy. Lowe's and Wal-Mart both operate distribution centers on the city's outskirts. Sierra Trading Post is headquartered in the city and also operates its distribution and fulfillment centers in the city. In addition, because of the towns cooler summers and abundant electricity supplies (both renewable and non-renewable), Cheyenne has been able to attract a number of data centers including the NCAR supercomputing center, along with a Microsoft data center, powered by bio gas and  powered by wind energy.
Cheyenne's high elevation, coupled with its position on the continent, make it one of the windiest cities in the United States. The abundance of wind makes Cheyenne an opportune place to develop wind energy. Wind turbines are currently being placed around Laramie County. Laramie County Community College is home to a leading wind energy technician program, where students learn to maintain these turbines. The opening of a Vestas wind turbine blade assembly in nearby Weld County, Colorado, as well as other alternative energy manufacturing facilities around Colorado, are transforming the region into a center for alternative energy.
Parks and recreation
The Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Department operates an Ice and Events center, swimming pool, spray park, skateboard park, two golf courses, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens (including the Paul Smith Children's Village at the Gardens), paddle boat rentals in Lions Park (summers only), cemeteries, forestry operations, community house, Youth Activity Center and a miniature golf park. The Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Department also operates a 37 miles (60 kilometers)) Greater Cheyenne Greenway system. The greenway connects parks and neighborhoods of greater Cheyenne. It includes many bridges and underpasses where travelers can avoid high traffic roads and travel above waterways and drainages. In 1996, as a result of the greenway, Cheyenne was named a "Trail Town USA" by the National Park service and the American Hiking Society.
The Cheyenne Warriors were founded as an American Professional Football League team in 2012. After playing a season in the APFL, they announced a move to the Indoor Football League. Shortly after the owner of the team died in December 2012, the Warriors announced that they were forming the new Developmental Football League. After playing several games in this new league, the team folded in May 2013.
- Wyoming State Capitol
- F.E. Warren Air Force Base, one of the nation's oldest, continuously active installations (originally U.S. Army Fort D.A. Russell).
- Nagle Warren Mansion
National Register of Historic Places
Over fifty different locations in Cheyenne are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including:
- The Historic Plains Hotel (added 1978)
- Atlas Theatre (added 1973)
- Union Pacific Depot (Cheyenne Depot Museum) (1973)
- the Governor's Mansion (1969)
- Nagle-Warren Mansion (1976)
- First Presbyterian Church (1869)
- First United Methodist Church (1975)
- St. Mark's Episcopal Church (1970)
- St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral (1974)
- Cheyenne High School (2005)
- High Plains Horticulture Research Station a.k.a. High Plains Arboretum (1930–1974)
- Storey Gymnasium (2005)
- Park Addition School (1970)
- Big Boy Steam Engine (1956)
- Botanic Gardens Rotary Century Plaza & Steam Locomotive (1921)
Several districts in the city are also listed, including:
- Downtown Cheyenne Historic District (1978, with boundary increase in 1980, 1988, 1996. Encompasses 205 acres (0.83 km2) and 67 buildings)
- Lakeview Historic District (1996, 350 acres and 109 buildings)
- Rainsford Historic District (1984, 1980 acres and 288 buildings)
- Capitol North Historic District (1980, 204 acres and 112 buildings)
- Fort David A. Russell (1969, 6,300 acres and 19 buildings)
- Union Pacific Roundhouse, Turntable and Machine Shop (1992, 113 acres and 2 buildings)
- South Side Historic District (2006)
- I-25 – North–South Interstate running from New Mexico to Wyoming intersects I-80 southwest of Cheyenne.
- I-80 – East-West Interstate running from California to New Jersey. Intersects I-25 southwest of Cheyenne.
- I-180 – Bypass Interstate that runs concurrent with US 85 from I-80 to US 30.
- US 30 (Lincoln Highway) – East-West route through Cheyenne
- US 85 (South Greeley Highway, Central Avenue (Southbound), Warren Avenue (Northbound)) – North–South route through Cheyenne
- US 87 – North–South through Cheyenne that runs concurrent with I-25 through Cheyenne
- WYO 210 (Happy Jack Road) – East-West route from I-25/US 87 (Exit 10) west out of Cheyenne towards Laramie
- WYO 211 (Horsecreek Road) – Runs northwest out of Cheyenne to Horse Creek.
- WYO 212 (College Drive, Four Mile Road) – North–South route that forms a beltway around Cheyenne. From I-25 (Exit 7) to WYO 219
- WYO 219 (Yellowstone Road) – North–South route from US 85 in Cheyenne near the Cheyenne Airport north out of the city
- WYO 221 (Fox Farm Road) – East-west route from US 85 east to WYO 212 in Cheyenne
- WYO 222 (Fort Access Road) – North–South route from WYO 225 just southeast of Cheyenne and travels north to F.E. Warren Air Force Base and continues on its north route east of the city to WYO 221
- WYO 225 (Otto Road) – East-West route from I-80/US 30 southwest of Cheyenne west
Local bus service
Cheyenne provides local hourly bus service from 6 a.m.–7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturday. There is no Sunday service.
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne Frontier Days, which is held over ten days centered around the last full week in July, is the largest outdoor rodeo in the US. The events include professional bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping, bronc riding, steer roping, bareback riding, and many others. During this week there are many parades and other events. Additionally there is a carnival with numerous rides, games, and shops.
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- Vernon Baker, Medal of Honor recipient
- Jillian Balow, Wyoming superintendent of public instruction since 2015
- James Emmett Barrett, U.S. federal judge
- Larry Birleffi, voice of the Wyoming Cowboys, 1947–1986
- Bryant B. Brooks (1861-1944) - Governor of Wyoming 1905-1911
- Harriet Elizabeth Byrd, first African-American to serve in Wyoming Legislature
- Rich Crandall, member of Arizona State Senate, moved to Cheyenne in 2013 to assume new position of "director" of Wyoming Department of Education
- Neil Diamond, singer, lived in Cheyenne during his father's military service in World War II era
- David R. Edwards, late state representative from Converse County was born in Cheyenne in 1938.
- Floyd Esquibel, member of Wyoming Senate and former member of Wyoming House of Representatives
- James M. Flinchum, editor-in-chief of Wyoming State Tribune from 1961 to 1985
- Stephanie Flowers, African-American Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, former Cheyenne resident
- Shirley E. Flynn, Cheyenne historian and author
- John Frullo, former Cheyenne resident and member of Texas House of Representatives from Lubbock
- Bill Garnaas, NFL player for Pittsburgh Steelers, 1946-48
- John Godina, shot putter, silver medalist at 1996 Atlanta Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney games
- Mark Gordon, state treasurer since 2012
- Curt Gowdy, sportscaster, member of American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame, recipient of Spink Award from baseball's Hall of Fame
- Robert Mills Grant, rancher, expert in branding law, state representative, was born and died in Cheyenne but spent his life in Platte County
- Charles G. Hall, photojournalist
- Mildred Harris, actress and first wife of actor Charlie Chaplin
- Cecilia Hart, actress and second wife of actor James Earl Jones
- Wild Bill Hickok, iconic gunfighter and lawman
- Robert Holding, founder of Grand America Hotels & Resorts
- Tom Horn, American Old West lawman, scout, soldier, hired gunman, detective, outlaw and assassin
- Jeremy Horst, MLB pitcher with Cincinnati Reds (2011) and Philadelphia Phillies (2012–2013)
- George Clayton Johnson, fiction writer
- James Johnson, professional basketball player with the NBA's Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, and Miami Heat
- Raymond A. Johnson, aviation pioneer
- Wayne Harold Johnson, Republican member of both houses, respectively, of the Wyoming State Legislature from 1993 to 2016; resident of Cheyenne
- Daniel Junge, documentary filmmaker, Academy Award winner for Saving Face
- William T. Kane, physicist in field of fiber optics
- Chris LeDoux, rodeo champion and country music legend; graduate of Cheyenne Central High
- Phil Ligrani, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville
- Cynthia Lummis, former state treasurer and member of United States House of Representatives
- Edgar Warner Mann, Wyoming territorial legislator and lawyer
- Marlin McKeever, defensive end for USC and NFL's Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles
- Mike McKeever, All-American football player for USC, twin of Marlin McKeever
- Joseph B. Meyer, Wyoming attorney general and state treasurer
- Jennifer Nichols, archer who competed in 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics
- Brandon Nimmo, baseball player for the New York Mets
- Leslie Osterman, member of Kansas House of Representatives from Wichita; Cheyenne native
- Charles E. Richardson, former newspaper publisher, Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner; retired to Cheyenne until his death in 2009
- Tracy Ringolsby, sportswriter and sportscaster
- Robert Schliske, member of Wyoming House of Representatives, 1971–1975
- Edwin H. Whitehead, former member of the Wyoming House of Representatives and leader of the John F. Kennedy forces in Wyoming in 1960
- Alvin Wiederspahn (1949–2014), Cheyenne lawyer, historical preservationist, rancher, and member of both houses of the Wyoming State Legislature; husband of U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis
Cheyenne's sister cities are:
- Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
- Hammam Sousse, Tunisia
- Lourdes, France
- Taichung, Taiwan
- Voghera, Italy
- Waimea, Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States
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- "Cheyenne". The New Student's Reference Work. 1914.
- "Cheyenne, the chief city and capital of Wyoming, U.S.A.". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). 1911.