Laramie, Wyoming, USA - 1895 - Laramie
Laramie, the capital of Albany co., Wyoming, is situated near the W. base of the Laramie Range of mountains, on the Great Laramie Plain, and on the Union Pacific Railroad, 57 miles W.N.W. of Cheyenne, and 573 miles from Omaha. It is 7123 feet above the level of the sea, and is surrounded by mountains and beautiful scenery. It contains a court-house, a penitentiary, a Catholic hospital, 5 churches, 3 national banks, a public library, several hotels, 2 high schools, a rolling-mill, a round-house, and machine shops of the railroad company. Two daily newspapers are published here. Pop, in 1890, 6388.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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