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Gillette is a city in Campbell County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Weston Gillette, surveyor and civil engineer

The latitude of Gillette is 44.291N. The longitude is -105.501W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,554 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,840.


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Median household income
Local
$46,521
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gillette demographic reports
Gillette is on the Missouri Plateau
Former and merged names include:
· Rocky Pile
· Donkey Town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 48. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Harvest Festival - Oct. 31, 2007
  • Octoberfest - Oct. 19-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gillette web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Rockpile Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
There is a name for the depression and lawlessness that come with the dubious blessing of mineral wealth: Gillette syndrome. The psychologist ElDean Kohrs coined the term in 1973, (describing) the ills then being visited upon the coal town of Gillette, Wyoming.
-- New Yorker, Feb. 5, 2007

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gillette demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Campbell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82716 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Gillette residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gillette ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gillette was $19,749, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Gillette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Gillette festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gillette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $868.


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Libraries

Libraries in Gillette include Campbell County Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Gillette include Gillette News-Record

TV stations in Gillette include K06JM.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KUWG.

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Politics

Campbell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gillette political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Gillette workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Gillette between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Gillette include Best Value Inn Gillette, Best Western Tower West Lodge, Clarion Hotel Gillette, Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inn Gillette, Econo Lodge Gillette, Holiday Inn Express Ste Gillette, Motel 6, National 9 Gillette, Quality Inn Gillette ... More hotels.

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“ There is a name for the depression and lawlessness that come with the dubious blessing of mineral wealth: Gillette syndrome. The psychologist ElDean Kohrs coined the term in 1973, (describing) the ills then being visited upon the coal town of Gillette, Wyoming. ”
~ New Yorker, Feb. 5, 2007

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