September 7

posted Sep 7, 2014, 6:08 AM by   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 10:09 AM by State Library ]
1887 Wheatland Post Office was established on September 7, 1887. The name comes from the fact that the country surrounding the town is well adapted to the growing of wheat. The vicinity was once known as the Wheatland Flats, 50,000 acres of irrigated land in the Laramie Valley.