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Gillette, Wyoming
Location of Gillette, Wyoming
Location of Gillette, Wyoming
Coordinates: 44°16′58″N 105°30′19″W / 44.28278, -105.50528
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Campbell
Area
 - Total 13.4 sq mi (34.7 km²)
 - Land 13.4 sq mi (34.6 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation 4,554 ft (1,388 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 19,646
 - Density 1,469.5/sq mi (567.4/km²)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 307
FIPS code 56-31855[1]
GNIS feature ID 1609094[2]

Gillette is a city in and the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming, United States.[3] The population was 19,646 at the 2000 census. Because Gillette is centrally located in an area that is vital to the development of vast quantities of American coal, oil, and coal bed methane gas, the city proudly calls itself the "Energy Capital of the Nation". Image File history File links WYMap-doton-Gilette. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... List of 23 counties in the U.S. state of Wyoming: Categories: | ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Mountain Standard Time (MST) is UTC-7, Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) is UTC-6 The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn and winter, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... Area code 307 is the area code that serves the entire U.S. state of Wyoming. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... Coal Example chemical structure of coal Coal is a fossil fuel formed in ecosystems where plant remains were saved by water and mud from oxidization and biodegradation. ... Petro redirects here. ... Coal bed methane extraction is a method for extracting methane from a coal deposit. ...


Gillette is the hometown of U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a conservative Republican who is also a former mayor of Gillette and member of both houses of the Wyoming State Legislature. The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Michael Bradley Mike Enzi (born February 1, 1944) is a United States Senator from Wyoming. ... Conservative may refer to: Conservatism, political philosophy A member of a Conservative Party Conservative extension, premise of deductive logic Conservativity theorem, mathematical proof of conservative extension Conservative Judaism britney spears Category: ... GOP redirects here. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne where the legislature meets. ...

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Geography

Gillette is located at 44°16′58″N, 105°30′19″W (44.282660, -105.505256)[4]. It is situated between the Big Horn Mountains to the west and the Black Hills to the east, in the Powder River Basin. The Bighorn Mountains are shown highlighted in red in the western United States The Bighorn Mountains are a mountain range in northern Wyoming in the United States, forming a spur from the Rocky Mountains extending approximately 200 miles (320 km) northward on the Great Plains. ... This article is about the place in South Dakota. ... The Powder River Basin spanning the Montana — Wyoming border is the single largest source of coal mined in the United States. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.4 square miles (34.7 km²), of which, 13.4 square miles (34.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.15%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 151
1910 448 196.7%
1920 1,157 158.3%
1930 1,340 15.8%
1940 2,177 62.5%
1950 2,191 0.6%
1960 3,580 63.4%
1970 7,194 100.9%
1980 12,134 68.7%
1990 17,635 45.3%
2000 19,646 11.4%
[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 19,646 people, 7,390 households, and 5,113 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,469.5 people per square mile (567.3/km²). There were 7,931 housing units at an average density of 593.2/sq mi (229.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.50% White, 0.20% African American, 0.96% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 1.31% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.94% of the population. 1900 US Census The Twelfth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21. ... The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twentieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 7,390 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.12. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $46,521, and the median income for a family was $52,383. Males had a median income of $41,131 versus $22,717 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,749. About 5.7% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Media

Gillette has one newspaper, The Gillette News-Record. Established in 1904, it serves all of Campbell County.


It also has one local television station, Gillette Public Access, that operates three cable channels; one for Public Access, one for Educational programming and one for Governmental programming.


Special facilities

At Gillette, Wyoming there is a LORAN-C transmitter at 44°00'11" N and 105°37'24" W. Its aerial, a 213.36 metre high guyed radio mast, is the tallest structure in Wyoming.[citation needed] The LORAN-C transmitter Gillette is a LORAN-C transmission facility near Gillette, Wyoming at 44°0011 N and 105°3724 W. Its aerial, a 213. ... KVLY-TV mast, which is guy-wire supported. ... Masts of the Rugby VLF transmitter in England Steel lattice tower Radio masts and towers are, typically, tall structures designed to support antennas (also known as aerials in the UK) for telecommunications and broadcasting, including television. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ...


The city is also home to Gillette-Campbell County Airport which is served by Great Lakes Airlines, a Frontier and United partner. They currently operate 5 flights to and from Denver each day. Completion is slated in mid-summer 2008 for the new Wyoming Center, a 9,000 seat arena located at the Cam-Plex just east of the city.[1] Gillette-Campbell County Airport (IATA: GCC, ICAO: KGCC) is a public airport located north of Gillette, Wyoming. ... Great Lakes Airlines, formerly Great Lakes Aviation, is an American airline based in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. It is a regional airline operating domestic scheduled and charter services. ...


Famous People

  • Alicia Craig - Distance Runner
  • Kimberly Wilkerson - Miss Wyoming 2000
  • Clint Oldenburg - NFL Football Player, New York Jets

Clint Oldenburg is an american football offensive tackle. ...

References

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External links

  • Gillette, Wyoming is at coordinates 44°16′58″N 105°30′19″W / 44.28266, -105.505256 (Gillette, Wyoming)Coordinates: 44°16′58″N 105°30′19″W / 44.28266, -105.505256 (Gillette, Wyoming)

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