Cheyenne, Wyoming - Facts & Figures
Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming, and at one point in its history was the wealthiest city in the world due to railroads and cattle. Part of the Western frontier, Cheyenne continues with strong economic sectors in its industries of origin, adding manufacturing and military operations to its base. Cheyenne is known for its quality of life and for high clean air ratings. The city's largest single employer is U.S. Strategic Air Command, which is part of the F. E. Warren U.S. Air Force Base. Cheyenne is a major producer of manufactured products, including electronics, precision instruments, and restaurant equipment. Cheyenne uses its wide open spaces to raise cattle and sheep.
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- Population: 59,739
- Industries: Railroads and transportation; Agriculture; Cattle; Food processing; Government and military; Manufacturing; Tourism; and Services
- Area Codes: 307
- ZIP Codes: 82001, 82002, 82003, 82006, 82007, 82008, 82009, 82010
- Surrounding Cities: West Adams, CO; Fox Farm-College, WY; Ranchettes, WY; Warren AFB, WY; South Greeley, WY; Burns, WY; Nunn, CO; Wellington, CO; Pierce, CO