Cheyenne

Population

2010: 59,466, #1 in Wyoming

1950: 31,395

2010 Metropolitan Area: 91,738, #354 in U.S.

Setting

Cheyenne was founded in 1867 at the location where the Union Pacific Railroad crossed Crow Creek.

Buildings

Tallest Building: State Capitol, 146 feet (1917)

Stores

Cheyenne has no downtown department stores.

Trains

Amtrak has no service to Cheyenne.

Museums

The Wyoming State Museum, the Nelson Museum of the West, and the Cheyenne Depot Museum are in the downtown area.

Downtown Cheyenne and State Capitol

Theaters

The Lincoln Theater shows second-run movies. The Cheyenne Civic Center (1981) hosts the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra and touring Broadway shows. The Cheyenne Little Theatre is also downtown.

Sports

The annual Cheyenne Frontier Days is the largest outdoor rodeo in the U.S.

Map of Downtown Cheyenne

DowntownCheyenne.com

Convention and Visitors Bureau