Laramie County, Wyoming Genealogy

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County Courthouse


Parent County

'1867--'Laramie County was created 9 January 1867 as an original county.  County seat: Cheyenne [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


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




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Cheyenne


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


Local Histories






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
    "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.

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


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).