Campbell County, Wyoming

Campbell County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 47,026,[1] making it the third-most populous county in Wyoming. Its county seat is Gillette.[2]

U.S. county in Wyoming
Campbell County

Campbell County Courthouse


Location within the U.S. state of Wyoming

Wyoming’s location within the U.S.


Country  United States
State  Wyoming
Founded February 21, 1911
Named for Robert Campbell
Seat Gillette
Largest city Gillette

  Total 4,807 sq mi (12,450 km2)
  Land 4,803 sq mi (12,440 km2)
  Water 4.0 sq mi (10 km2)  0.08%%

  Total 46,133

  Density 9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (Mountain)
  Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district At-large

Campbell County comprises the Gillette, WY Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Campbell County was created in 1911 from land annexed from Crook and Weston Counties.[3] It was named either for John Allen Campbell, a governor of the Wyoming Territory, or for Robert Campbell, an trapper and fur trader associated with William Henry Ashley.[4]

Eagle Butte coal mine north of Gillette

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,807 square miles (12,450 km2), of which 4,803 square miles (12,440 km2) is land and 4.0 square miles (10 km2) (9.6%) is water.[5]

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