Namesake of Laramie River, mountain range, peak, US Army fort, county, and city is Jacques LaRamie. The French (or French Canadian) trapper was one of the first Europeans to visit the area. Founded in the 1860s, permanent structures soon popped up on Laramie property
. Early businesses included a mill, tie treatment, brickyard, brewery, glass blowing plant, plaster mill, and railroad yards. Several railroads were based here. Laramie is still an important junction on the Union Pacific Railroad line. University of Wyoming was established in 1886.
is about 40 miles west of Cheyenne and 115 miles north of Denver, along US Route 30, Interstate 80, and US Route 287. You’re just a short drive to world-class culture and entertainment, but you’ll find plenty of culture and entertainment within proximity of your Laramie property
The UW Geological Museum is open to the public and includes a dinosaur exhibit. The UW Art museum and Fine Arts Concert Hall are attractions in their own right. You’ll enjoy gallery exhibits, lectures, workshops, tours, concerts, and recitals. The Laramie Plains Museum
is housed in the Invinson Mansion. The Wyoming Children’s Museum and Nature Center attract families from miles around.
Laramie Homes for Sale
Today Laramie property
is one of the most highly sought after places to live in Wyoming. Local Laramie homes for sale
include luxury, waterfront, condo, residential, foreclosures, and short sale properties – not to mention land for developing. View the Multiple Listing Service for the latest offerings.
Contact one of the professional real estate agents at RE1. Each agent is a member of the Wyoming Association of Realtor®, the National Association of Realtors®, and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS). They’re eager to welcome you to the comfort of home. Directly connect with a Laramie Realtor