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The population of Douglas is approximately 5,627 (2007), 6120 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,385 (2000), 2546 (2010).

The amount of land area in Douglas is 13.247 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Douglas is 5.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.367 sq kilometers.
The distance from Douglas to Washington DC is 1580 miles. The distance to the Wyoming state capital is 115 miles. (as the crow flies)
Douglas is positioned 42.75 degrees north of the equator and 105.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Douglas elevation is 4,836 feet above sea level.
Douglas per capita income is $26,646 (2008).
Douglas median income is $50,856 (2008).

The Douglas median home price is $159,206 (2008).

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Douglas location: east of the Casper area in east-central Wyoming, near I-25 and the Platte River.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Douglas is seasonal with warm summers and cold winters with snowfall. Here is a current weather page for Douglas.
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History & History Related Items

Douglas history:

Douglas was named for Stephen A. Douglas, the US Senator who opposed Abraham Lincoln for President

The area has deep pioneer roots with the Oregon, Emigrant, Mormon and Bozeman trails all crossing the area. Some wagon wheel ruts may still be seen today . The town, itself, was founded in 1886 when the railroad came into this part of Wyoming. People from Fort Fetterman also came and settled here. As the railroad moved further west, Douglas stopped its major growth and even dropped in population. It remained so for many years. During the 1970's, oil and natural gas was explored in the area which, along with uranium and coal. A large power plant was also built nearby, increasing those coming to the area.

Here is a history page for Douglas.

Try this history page with pictures of Douglas many years ago. The local chamber offers another history page for Douglas.
The incorporation date of Douglas: September 1887

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Douglas attractions:

Wyoming State Fair & Rodeo
400 W. Center
P.O. Drawer 10
Douglas, Wyoming 82633
Phone: 307-358-2398
Held each year in August

Jackalope Days
A three day event held each year in mid to late June
Various activities continue during the festival including a car show, pancake breakfast and much more.

What is a Jackalope?
The supposed story is that the animal was first seen by local pioneers in the 1820s. Today, one can purchase a Jackalope hunting license but the season is only two hours long with a few other restrictions. See pictures of a Jackalope on our Douglas pictures.

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Economy & Industry

Douglas economy:

Converse Area New Development Organization
130 South 3rd Street
Douglas, WY 82633
Phone: 307-358-2000
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