Laramie, Wyoming - Facts & Figures
Laramie was settled in the mid-19th century along the Union Pacific Railroad line, which crosses the Laramie River at Laramie. It is home to the University of Wyoming, Wyoming Technical Institute and a branch of Laramie County Community College. Laramie Regional Airport serves Laramie. The ruins of Fort Sanders, an army fort predating Laramie, lie just south of the city along Route 287. Located in the Laramie Valley between the Snowy Range and the Laramie Range, the city draws outdoor enthusiasts with its abundance of outdoor activities.
In 2011, Laramie was named as one of the best cities in which to retire by Money Magazine, which cited its scenic location, low taxes, and educational opportunities.
- Population: 30,816
- Industries: Educational Services, Retail Trade, Healthcare & Social Assistance
- Area Codes: 262
- ZIP Codes: 53401-53408
- Surrounding Cities: Cheyenne, WY , Fort Collins, CO , Windsor, CO , Loveland, CO , Greeley, CO