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Converse County, Wyoming

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Converse County was created in 1888 by the legislature of the Wyoming Territory, of area annexed from Albany and Laramie counties.

Converse County was named for A.R. Converse, a banker and rancher from Cheyenne, Wyoming, who was co-owner with Francis E. Warren in a large ranch in the eastern part of Converse County.

A portion of Converse County territory was annexed for the formation of Niobrara County in 1911. Converse County was slightly enlarged with territory from Albany County in 1955 after a special election.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Bill
  • Boxelder
  • Douglas (County Seat)
  • Esterbrook
  • Glenrock
  • Lost Springs
  • Orin
  • Parkerton
  • Rolling Hills
  • Shawnee

Links

Wikipedia

Medicine Bow National Forest (part)

Thunder Basin National Grassland (part)

Lee Pringle's Bar

Douglas City Hall

Fort Fetterman

Chicago & NW Railway Passenger Depot

Hotel Higgins

Hotel LaBonte

Camp Douglas POW Camp (Italian, German)