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Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne, Wyoming
Full nameCity of Cheyenne
Official nameCity of Cheyenne
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
MayorRichard Kaysen
Total Area21.2 sq mi (54.9 km2)
Land Area21.0 sq mi (54.4 km2)
Water Area0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation6062 ft (1847.7 m)
Total Population59466 (2010)
Density (pop.)1082.7/km2 (2805/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)71775
Metro (pop.)91738
Other information
Time zoneMountain (UTC-7)
- Summer (DST)Mountain (UTC-6)
Area code307
FIPS code56-13900 
GNIS feature ID1609077 

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Cheyenne ( or -enʃaɪˈɛn or Shy-anne) 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 is 59,466 at the 2010 census. Cheyenne is the northern terminus of the extensive and fast-growing Front Range Urban Corridor. 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 populated metropolitan area in the United States.

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