The city is about 50 miles (80 km) west of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and 130 miles (209 km) north of Denver, Colorado. The average temperature in December is 21.1 °F (−6.1 °C), and in July it is 64.0 °F (17.8 °C). Because of the high elevation, winters are long, and summers are short and relatively cool.
European-American settlers named a river, mountain range, peak, US Army fort, county, and city for him.
More Wyoming landmarks are named for him than for any other trapper but Jim Bridger.
However, the judge ruled that the opponents had failed to meet their burden of showing significant problems with the election, and the ordinance, which had become effective in April 2005, remained in effect.
Laramie is on a high plain between two mountain ranges, the Snowy Range, about 30 miles (48 km) to the west, and the Laramie Range, 7 miles (11 km) to the east. Route 287, and it remains an important junction on the Union Pacific Railroad line.
Located in the Laramie Valley between the Snowy Range and the Laramie Range, the city draws outdoor enthusiasts with its abundance of outdoor activities.