Place:Platte, Wyoming, United States

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NamePlatte
Alt namesPlattesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.133°N 104.967°W
Located inWyoming, United States     (1911 - )
See alsoLaramie, Wyoming, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Platte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,667. Its county seat is Wheatland.

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History

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Platte County was created February 21, 1911 with land detached from Laramie County.

The county was named for the North Platte River, which flows through the northeastern part of the county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1873 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 7,421
1930 9,695
1940 8,013
1950 7,925
1960 7,195
1970 6,486
1980 11,975
1990 8,145

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