About Cheyenne, WY

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Cheyenne is the largest city in Laramie County and the capital of Wyoming. The small city is located in southern Wyoming near the northern border of Colorado and has a population just under 60,000.


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Cheyenne History

The land that is now Cheyenne was first chosen in 1867, as the site where the Union Pacific Railroad would cross Crow Creek. The settlement was named “Cheyenne” for the Native American Cheyenne nation. Because of the presence of the railroad, the population of the town grew quickly. Construction began on the Wyoming State Capitol in 1886 and was completed in 1890. Learn more about Cheyenne history:


Cheyenne Weather

On average, Cheyenne receives 15 inches of rain and 55 inches of snow. Temperatures are warm in the summer with the average July high being 83 degrees and winters are cold with a January low around 16 degrees. Learn more about Cheyenne weather:


Cheyenne Transportation

The Cheyenne Transit Program (CTP) provides bus service within the city six days a week from 6am to 7pm. Cheyenne Regional Airport provides daily flights to Denver International Airport and other nearby locations. Learn more about Cheyenne Transportation:


Cost of Living in Cheyenne

The cost of living in Cheyenne is 1.8% less than the Wyoming state average and 7.6% less than the national average. See how far your budget will stretch in Cheyenne:


Cheyenne Schools

Public schools in Cheyenne are operated by Laramie County School District #1. Cheyenne also has several small community college and university campuses. Learn more about Cheyenne schools:


Cheyenne Hospitals

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center provides general medical and surgical services and is known for its high performance in heart failure treatments and procedures. If you’re planning a move to Cheyenne, it’s a good idea to know the medical resources available to you:


Cheyenne Real Estate

The average listing price of a home in Cheyenne is $246,219. However, the listing prices vary by zip code location and neighborhood. Browse all Cheyenne real estate using the following resources: 


Cheyenne Hotels

In addition of various chain hotels, Cheyenne has unique accommodations such as Little America Hotel and Resort, a rustic “old-timey” hotel with beautiful views. Learn more about accommodations in Cheyenne and find the perfect place for you:


Cheyenne Restaurants

Being an icon of the American West, it is no surprise that Cheyenne has some fantastic barbeque and steakhouses. A few favorites include T-Joe’s Steakhouse & Saloon, Rib & Chop House, and Mitchell’s BBQ. Other popular restaurants include Morris House Bistro, The Bunkhouse Bar and Grill, and Anong’s Thai Cuisine. Learn more about Cheyenne restaurants:


Things to Do in Cheyenne

Of Cheyenne’s numerous attractions, the one it is famous for is Cheyenne Frontier Days – the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and Western celebration featuring 10 days of rodeo action and other activities. In addition to its rodeo claim to fame, Cheyenne is also a famous railroad town and Big Boy Steam Engine, the world’s largest steam locomotive is a year-round popular attraction. Learn more about these and other Cheyenne attractions: