Fort Laramie

Wyoming's First Settlement

Fort Laramie, Wyoming

Fort Laramie is a town in Goshen County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 230 at the 2010 census.

The town is named after historic Fort Laramie, an important stop on the Oregon, California and Mormon trails as well as a staging point for various military excursions.

The fort was located across the North Platte River from the current town, at the mouth of the Laramie River.


Geography

Fort Laramie is located at 42'12'48"N 1049 1'2"W (42.213233, 104.517123).6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.11'

Fort Laramie, Wyoming

Location in Goshen County and the State of Wyoming

Coordinates: 42°12'48"N 104'31'2"W

Country: United States

State: Wyoming

County: Goshen

Elevation: 4,239 ft. (1,292 m)

Population Estimate: (2012) 233

Density 851.9/sq mi (328.9/kin2)

Time zone: Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

ZIP code: 82212

Area code(s): 307

Goshen County Chamber of Commerce www.gogoshen.net

Goshen County Economic Development www.goshenwyo.com