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Magic City of the Plains
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The Wyoming state capital is Cheyenne.

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82001, 82002, 82003, 82006, 82007, 82008, 82009, 82010

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Cheyenne is approximately 57,618 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 21,859 (1990), 25557 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cheyenne is 54.7 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Cheyenne is 39.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.2 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cheyenne to Washington DC is 1532 miles. The distance to the Wyoming state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Cheyenne is positioned 41.14 degrees north of the equator and 104.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cheyenne elevation is 6,062 feet above sea level.
Cheyenne per capita income is $30,174 (2008).
Cheyenne median income is $55,743 (2008).

The Cheyenne median home price is $173,617 (2008).

Cheyenne miscellany.

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Cheyenne location: in southeast Wyoming about 100 miles north of Denver, Colorado. It is at the intersection of I25 and I80. Other nearby communities include Fox Farm-College, Ranchettes, Warren AFB, South Greeley, Burns, all in Wyoming and Nunn, Wellington and Pierce, all in Colorado.

Here is a map page for Cheyenne.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Cheyenne is seasonal with snow and cold temperatures in the winter and warm summers with cool evenings. It is considered to be a semi-arid climate. Winters, although cold and long, are mostly dry.
The weather in Cheyenne is moderate. Here is a current weather page for Cheyenne.
Cheyenne average annual rainfall is 14.1 inches per year
Cheyenne average annual snowfall is 60 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 23 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Cheyenne history:

When the Union Pacific Railroad came through in 1867, Cheyenne was born. It was named for an Indian tribe in the area. The area blossomed so quickly that the nickname, Magic City of the Plains, was coined. The city was incorporated 8 August 1867. This was before Wyoming was a state. Cheyenne became a "first class city" on 9 July 1945. Here is a history page for Cheyenne. Also try this history page fdor Cheyenne.
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Cheyenne attractions:

At several locations around Cheyenne are eight foot tall cowboy boots that have been painted by local artists to show Wyoming's and Cheyenne's history. Location maps of the boots may be found at the depot. See this page for a few of the pictures.

See this page for lots of nice picture of Cheyenne and the area.

Historical Governor's Mansion
300 E 21st St
Cheyenne, WY, 82001
Phone: 307-777-7878

Old West Museum
Frontier Park
4610 N. Carey Avenue
Cheyenne, WY, 82001
Phone: 307-778-7290

Wyoming State Museum
2301 Central Ave
Cheyenne, WY, 82001
Phone: 307-777-7022

Cheyenne Frontier Days
World's Largest Rodeo & Western Celebration, Est. 1897
held each year the end of July.

Cheyenne Depot Museum
Also known as the Wyoming Transportation Museum
121 W. 15th
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-632-3905 A National Historic Landmark, this former Union Pacific Depot has been restored and is now the home of a visitor center and restaurant as well as the Cheyenne Depot Museum.

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
Located in Lions Park, this garden has many plants and flowers and also a large greenhouse. The site is maintained by volunteers.
Phone: 307-637-6458

Cheyenne STreet Railway Trolley
121 W. 15th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-778-3133
Toll-free: 800-426-5009
City tours may be taken on the trolley.

Nelson Museum of the West
1714 Carey Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-635-7670
This museum has over 11,000 square of displays including indian artifacts, cowboy and military items.

Cheyenne Regional Airport
4000 Airport Parkway
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-634-7071

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