Cities & Towns

The different communities of Albany County, Wyoming share the beauty of our wide open spaces out west while offering different amenities and characteristics unique to each.

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Centennial

Nestled at the bottom of the Snowy Range Scenic Byway, this community is the gateway to the Snowy Range Mountains and is...

Albany

The community of Albany is home to Albany Lodge and sits at the base of the mountain on the way to Rob Roy Reservoir,...

WyColo

Located at nearly 9,000 feet, the community of WyColo and WyColo lodge are located in the southern part of Albany County...

Foxpark

Foxpark is a small community located close to WyColo and Woods Landing-Jelm that offers abundant outdoor recreation...

Rock River

The town of Rock River is a rural plains town born from the ashes of “Hell on Wheels.” Rock River was founded...

Bosler

Bosler is located north of Laramie. It was originally part of the railroad community and now offers the chance to view...

Buford

Buford is located along Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie. Originally located along the railroad lines on the...

Tie Siding

Tie Siding is located in the southern part of Albany County. Like many towns in the area, Tie Siding was connected to the...

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The different communities of Albany County, Wyoming share the beauty of our wide open spaces out west while offering different amenities and characteristics unique to each.

Laramie

Laramie is the central hub and largest community in Albany County, Wyoming. Home to the University of Wyoming as well as many other cultural, educational, and tourist attractions, Laramie is the main draw to the area and is home to approximately 32,000 residents when including the UW student body.

Centennial

Nestled at the bottom of the Snowy Range Scenic Byway, this community is the gateway to the Snowy Range Mountains and is home to 300 residents. The town was originally formed to support the railroad and timber industries, and visitors can explore this history by visiting the Nici Museum. Centennial also serves as the ideal jumping-off point for those seeking outdoor adventure, offering abundant recreation opportunities for enthusiasts of all kinds all year round. 

Albany

The community of Albany is home to Albany Lodge and sits at the base of the mountain on the way to Rob Roy Reservoir, Keystone, and other camping and recreation areas. The town of Albany offers a paradise for outdoor recreation that is rich in western mining history and features hundreds of miles for snowmobiling in the winter and ATVs in the summertime.

Woods Landing – Jelm

This small community sits at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest and Jelm Mountain. It is ideal for those looking for a quieter escape at the Woods Landing Resort, and offers visitors many nearby fishing opportunities on the Laramie River. 

WyColo

Located at nearly 9,000 feet, the community of WyColo and WyColo Lodge are located in the southern part of Albany County and close to the state line shared with Colorado. This area is situated in the heart of the Medicine Bow National Forest, making it a great place for those looking for all kinds of recreation opportunities in any direction.

Foxpark

Foxpark is a small community located close to WyColo and Woods Landing-Jelm that offers abundant outdoor recreation opportunities any time of the year. If you are looking for quiet trails and an escape away from it all, this is a great place to start your adventure.

Rock River

Rock River is located north of Laramie in Albany County and sits alongside the Union Pacific Railroad. The drive north of Laramie to Rock River offers expansive views of Wyoming’s open spaces and typically offers good opportunities to view antelope.

Bosler

Bosler is located north of Laramie. It was originally part of the railroad community and now offers the chance to view buildings from a simpler time or the lone remaining business, Doc’s furniture store.

Buford

Buford is located along Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie. Originally located along the railroad lines on the approach to Sherman Hill Summit and now the Ames Monument, the area is now a ghost town after its lone resident for nearly two decades left the area in 2012.

Tie Siding

Tie Siding is located in the southern part of Albany County. Like many towns in the area, Tie Siding was connected to the booming railroad industry in the 1860s. History has it that Edward Ivinson originally stopped here before deciding to continue on to Laramie, going on to build the historic Ivinson Mansion now known as the Laramie Plains Museum today.