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    F.E. Warren AFB, WY Local Information

    Cheyenne, Wyoming, is the closest major city to Warren AFB. Cheyenne has about 60,000 people, and is in Laramie County, which has a population of about 92,000 people. Other nearby small communities include Ranchettes, Wyoming, (about 5,800), Fox-Farm College (about 3,600), South Greeley (about 4,200), and the city of Laramie, a community an hour to the west, with about 31,000 people.

    It is about 3 miles from downtown Cheyenne to Warren; this takes about 8 minutes to commute, but the city is spread out, most of it on the opposite side of downtown and travel times can vary significantly. The average commute in Cheyenne is about 14 minutes, and Laramie County about 18 minutes.

    Major local employers are the military and related service businesses, and major chain distribution centers.

    Local Housing Rental Prices:
    The average apartment rent in the Cheyenne area is about $600 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices:
    The average price for a house in Cheyenne is about $169,000, compared to $184,000 for Wyoming.

    Short Description of the Area:
    Cheyenne is a small city in the southeast section of Wyoming. It is relatively flat, with broken plains north, south and east, and hills and mountains west. This is West country, deep red-white-blue, and generally very homely.

    Climate and Weather
    : The area has a semi-arid cool climate, generally dry and fairly clear, winter temperatures of the high 30s to high 10s and summer temperatures in the range of the low 80s to mid-50s. Summers are semi-clear, with regular rain and some thunderstorms. Winters are long and cold, and fairly dry with snow and occasional severe snowstorms. Springs are short and wet, falls are short and dry.