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|Laramie County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||January 9, 1867|
|Address|| Laramie County Courthouse|
309 W 20th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Laramie County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County Clerk has marriage records from 1868
and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce,
probate and court records, see Nebraska for 1860 census
'1867--'Laramie County was created 9 January 1867 as an original county. County seat: Cheyenne 
|Albin||Cheyenne||Horse Creek||Pine Bluffs|
- Banner County, Nebraska
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For tips on accessing Laramie County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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.
- Laramie County District Court
309 W. 20th Street Room 3205
Cheyenne WY 82003-0787
- Laramie County Circuit Court
309 W 20th Street Room 2300,
Cheyenne WY 82001
- Burns Municipal Court
102 East 1st Street
Burns WY 82053
- Cheyenne Municipal Court
309 W 20th St Room 2100
Cheyenne WY 82001
- Pine Bluffs Municipal Court
220 Main Street, PO Box 429
Pine Bluffs WY 82082
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
"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
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
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Laramie County, Wyoming
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).