Platte County

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History

In 1911, Platte County was created from a portion of Laramie County, which joins it to the south. Platte County takes its name from the North Platte River. It takes its name from the North Platte River. Platte from the French "plate", meaning "dull" or "shallow", a term singularly applicable to this stream.

Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens

Links

Platte County Mail List on Rootsweb
Platte County Message Board on Rootsweb
Platte County Message Board on Genforum
County Clerk
P.O. Box 728
800 9th St.
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone: 307-322-2315
Fax: 307-322-2245
Court Clerk
P.O. Box 158
800 9th St.
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone: 307-322-3857
Fax: 307-322-5402

Adjacent Counties

Niobrara County | Goshen County | Laramie County | Albany County | Converse County
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