The county seat of Natrona County, Casper is the second biggest city in the state of Wyoming, second only to Cheyenne in terms of population. Casper has earned the nicknamed of 'The Oil City' due to its prosperous oil industry and is located in the central part of Wyoming. It covers an area of 15.4 square miles and has an estimated population of around 59,000 people, with over 81,000 in the surrounding metropolitan area. The beginnings of Casper began with the construction of Fort Caspar, an army post that was named after an officer called Caspar Collins who was killed in combat with Native Americans.
2.Elevation of Casper, WY
3.Climate and Things to Do in Casper, WY
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