Place:Cheyenne, Colorado, United States

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Cheyenne County is the sixth least densely populated of the 64 counties of the state of Colorado of the United States. The county population was 1,836 at 2010 census. The county seat is Cheyenne Wells.

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History

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Cheyenne County was created with its present borders by the Colorado State Legislature on March 25, 1889, out of portions of northeastern Bent County and southeastern Elbert County. It was named after the Cheyenne Indians who occupied eastern Colorado.

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Date Event Source
1889 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1889 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1893 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 534
1900 501
1910 3,687
1920 3,746
1930 3,723
1940 2,964
1950 3,453
1960 2,789
1970 2,396
1980 2,153
1990 2,397

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