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== History and Tidbits  ==
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=== Cities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
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[http://www.laramiecounty.com/ Laramie County Courthouse]<br> 309 W 20th Street; <br>Cheyenne, WY 82001<br> Phone: 307.633.4268&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1868 <br>and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce, <br>probate and court records, see Nebraska&nbsp;for 1860 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Laramie County, Wyoming</ref>
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1867--''''''Laramie''' County was created 9 January 1867&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Cheyenne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie%2C+Albin|subject|disp=Albin}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie%2C+Cheyenne|subject|disp=Cheyenne}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse_Creek,_Wyoming Horse Creek]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie%2C+Pine+Bluffs|subject|disp=Pine Bluffs}}
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| Altvan
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| Durham
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| Islay
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranchettes,_Wyoming Ranchettes]
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| Arcola
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| Egbert
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| Lambert
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Greeley,_Wyoming South Greeley]
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| Athol
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| Farthing
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meriden,_Wyoming Meriden]
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| Speer
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burns,_Wyoming Burns]
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| Gleason
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| Orchard Valley
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| Tracy
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie%2C+Carpenter|subject|disp=Carpenter}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillsdale,_Wyoming Hillsdale]
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| Otto
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| Tremain
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]]
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*[[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Goshen County, Wyoming|Goshen]]
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*[[Kimball County, Nebraska|Kimball County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Larimer County, Colorado|Larimer County, Colorado]]
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*[[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]]
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*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld County, Colorado]]
  
 
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Cheyenne
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Laramie County has a&nbsp;District , a County Circuit Court, and Municipal courts. District and County Circuit courts are in Cheyenne and municipal courts are in Burns, Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs.The Districtthree &nbsp;Court handles civil matters over $7000 (Judgments, Divorces, Torts, Adoptions, etc.) Criminal Felonies, Juvenile Crimes and Neglect, Paternity and Child Support Enforcement Cases, Probate Matters such as Estates or Involuntary Commitments. The Circuit Court is a limited jurisdiction court. It hears all misdemeanor criminal cases and smaller civil cases. Judges are full time and they must be lawyers. Municipal Court administers the operation of the judicial branch of the City Government according to the ordinances adopted by the City Council.
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*Laramie County District Court<br>309 W. 20th Street Room 3205<br>Cheyenne WY 82003-0787<br>Telephone: 307-633-4270<br>Website: http://www.laramiecounty.com/_departments/_district_court/index.asp
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*Laramie County Circuit Court<br>309 W 20th Street Room 2300,<br>Cheyenne WY 82001<br>Telephone:307-633-4298 <br>Website: http://courts.state.wy.us/Viewpage.aspx?PageURL=Brochure_files/cccys.html
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*Burns Municipal Court<br>102 East 1st Street<br>Burns WY 82053<br>Telephone: 307-547-2206
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*Cheyenne Municipal Court<br>309 W 20th St Room 2100 <br>Cheyenne WY 82001<br>Telephone: 307-633-4422
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*Pine Bluffs Municipal Court<br>220 Main Street, PO Box 429<br>Pine Bluffs WY 82082<br>Telephone; 307-245-3746
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214 marriages from 7 Feb 1868 to 23 Aug 1899 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Cheyenne Wyoming Genealogical and Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 2539<br>Cheyenne, WY 82003-2539<br>Email: [mailto:cghswyoming@gmail.com cghswyoming@gmail.com]<br>"Local research volunteers will give 30 minutes of time to research information located in the Laramie County Library Genealogy Room. Additional time needed to research data outside of the Genealogy Room may be billed per an agreement with the research volunteer." Requests for research should have the word "research" in the subject line of emails or on the envelopes of written requests.
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*[http://www.uphs.org/ Union Pacific Historical Society]<br>1111 East Lincolnway<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001-4849<br>Mailing Address:<br>PO Box 4006<br>Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003<br>Telephone: (307) 635-5197<br>The Society was founded in 1984 to preserve the rich and colorful history of the railroad from its beginning in 1862 to the present. It is not connected with the railroad, only wih preserving history.<br>
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==== Family History Centers <br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Cheyenne Wyoming Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Revision as of 18:02, 4 October 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Laramie County Courthouse
309 W 20th Street;
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307.633.4268 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1868
and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce,
probate and court records, see Nebraska for 1860 census[1]

History

Parent County

'1867--'Laramie County was created 9 January 1867 as an original county.  County seat: Cheyenne [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Albin Cheyenne Horse Creek Pine Bluffs
Altvan Durham Islay Ranchettes
Arcola Egbert Lambert South Greeley
Athol Farthing Meriden Speer
Burns Gleason Orchard Valley Tracy
Carpenter Hillsdale Otto Tremain









Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Laramie County, Wyoming census records online, see: Wyoming Census.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Cheyenne

Court

Laramie County has a District , a County Circuit Court, and Municipal courts. District and County Circuit courts are in Cheyenne and municipal courts are in Burns, Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs.The Districtthree  Court handles civil matters over $7000 (Judgments, Divorces, Torts, Adoptions, etc.) Criminal Felonies, Juvenile Crimes and Neglect, Paternity and Child Support Enforcement Cases, Probate Matters such as Estates or Involuntary Commitments. The Circuit Court is a limited jurisdiction court. It hears all misdemeanor criminal cases and smaller civil cases. Judges are full time and they must be lawyers. Municipal Court administers the operation of the judicial branch of the City Government according to the ordinances adopted by the City Council.

  • Burns Municipal Court
    102 East 1st Street
    Burns WY 82053
    Telephone: 307-547-2206
  • Cheyenne Municipal Court
    309 W 20th St Room 2100
    Cheyenne WY 82001
    Telephone: 307-633-4422
  • Pine Bluffs Municipal Court
    220 Main Street, PO Box 429
    Pine Bluffs WY 82082
    Telephone; 307-245-3746

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

214 marriages from 7 Feb 1868 to 23 Aug 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

  • Cheyenne Wyoming Genealogical and Historical Society
    P.O. Box 2539
    Cheyenne, WY 82003-2539
    Email: cghswyoming@gmail.com
    "Local research volunteers will give 30 minutes of time to research information located in the Laramie County Library Genealogy Room. Additional time needed to research data outside of the Genealogy Room may be billed per an agreement with the research volunteer." Requests for research should have the word "research" in the subject line of emails or on the envelopes of written requests.
  • Union Pacific Historical Society
    1111 East Lincolnway
    Cheyenne, WY 82001-4849
    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 4006
    Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003
    Telephone: (307) 635-5197
    The Society was founded in 1984 to preserve the rich and colorful history of the railroad from its beginning in 1862 to the present. It is not connected with the railroad, only wih preserving history.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Laramie County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).