Historic Registry and Districts

Historic Registry and Districts

What are the Historic Districts of Casper?

Casper has two official historic districts, The Downtown Historic District, and the South Wolcott Street Historic District. The Old Yellowstone District is not a historic district but includes many unique historic places.

How many homes and buildings are listed on the National Register in Casper?

22 individual buildings/properties
2 distinct historic districts

Use the map below to explore the historic places in Casper.

CHPC Historic Registry Image
First Annual County Fair Celebration. September 23, 24, 25, 1914. Casper, Wyoming (Center Street looking north from Midwest).
Ruth Scott Hocker Collection, Casper College Western History Center

National Register

What is the National Register? Listing on the National Register of Historic Places is an honorary recognition of its historic importance and assists in preserving our nation’s heritage.

View the Historic National Register

How can you apply to the National Register? To qualify, one must work with the State Historic Preservation Office and follow the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. More Information.

What are the benefits of being on the National Register? Listing of the property assures proactive review of Federal projects that might adversely affect the character of the historic property. Owners of properties listed in the National Register may be eligible for a 20% investment tax credit for the certified rehabilitation of income-producing certified historic structures such as commercial, industrial, or rental residential buildings. http://www.nps.gov/tps/tax-incentives.htm