The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Laramie (county)

Edition of 1879. See also Laramie County, Wyoming on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

LARAMIE, an E. county of Wyoming territory, bounded N. by Montana, E. by Dakota and Nebraska, and S. by Colorado; area, about 14,000 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 2,957. It is intersected by the North Platte, and watered in the south by the South Platte and in the north, by the Big Cheyenne, a branch of the Missouri. The N. E. part is occupied by a portion of the Black Hills. The Union Pacific and Denver Pacific railroads traverse the S. part. In 1870 there were 2 manufactories of tin, copper, and sheet-iron ware, 1 of boots and shoes, 1 of jewelry, and 2 railroad repair shops. Capital, Cheyenne, which is also the capital of the territory.