Place:Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States

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NameCasper
TypeCity
Coordinates42.835°N 106.325°W
Located inNatrona, Wyoming, United States     (1845 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Natrona Memorial Gardens
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Casper (Lakota: Pahášaša Otȟúŋwahe; "Red Hill City") is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Casper is the second-largest city in Wyoming, according to the 2010 census, with a population of 55,316. Only Cheyenne, the state capital, is larger. Casper is nicknamed "The Oil City" and has a long history of oil boomtown and cowboy culture, dating back to development of the nearby Salt Creek Oil Field. In 2010, Casper was named the highest-ranked family-friendly small city in the West, and ranked eighth overall in the nation in Forbes magazine's list of "the best small cities to raise a family".

Casper is located in east-central Wyoming at the foot of Casper Mountain, the north end of the Laramie Mountain Range, along the North Platte River.

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