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The population of Lander is approximately 7,023 (1990), 7487 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,890 (1990), 3161 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lander is 11.024 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lander to Washington DC is 1761 miles. The distance to the Wyoming state capital is 239 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lander is positioned 42.83 degrees north of the equator and 108.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Lander elevation is 5,357 feet above sea level.
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Lander location: in central Wyoming. Nearby communities include Milford, Kotey Place, Wyopo, Wind River, Arapahoe, St. Stephens and Fort Washakie

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Lander is seasonal with snowfalling a good deal in the winter. The growing season is short, between 79-101 days. Generally there are 114 clear days in the area each year with 122 party cloudy and 129 cloudy.
Lander average annual snowfall is 108 inches per year.
Lander average annual humidity is 52%
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Lander history:

Lander was founded in 1884 and incorporated just a few years later in 1890. On 16 January 1963, it became a First Class City.
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Lander attractions:

Sinks Canyon State Park
just seven miles from town

Pioneer Days Rodeo and Parade is held each July

Lander Jazz Festival
P.O. Box 413
Lander, WY 82520
Toll-free: 1-800-433-0662

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