Platte County
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Title:Platte County
History:The Eleventh State Legislature created and defined the boundary of Platte County on February 9, 1911. It was organized on January 6, 1913 with Wheatland as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Platte
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Received its name from the North Platte River which flows through the county in a southeasterly direction. Separated from Laramie County and organized in 1913. County seat is in Wheatland. (WPA)The Eleventh State Legislature created and defined the boundary of Platte County on February 9, 1911. It was organized on January 6, 1913 with Wheatland as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Wyoming Platte County heritage. Platte County Extension Homemaker's Council (Wyo.) Wheatland, Wyo. : The Council, c1981.; Platte County. Talbott, Starley. San Francisco, CA : Arcadia Pub., 2009.; Nicole Lebsack. Platte County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11141887

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