Gillette is a city in and the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming, United States.The population was 29,087 in 2010. Gillette is a city centrally located in an area involved with the development of vast quantities of American coal, oil, and coal bed methane gas. The city calls itself the "Energy Capital of the Nation
Gillette was incorporated on January 6, 1892, less than two years after statehood. The city was named after Edward Gillette, a surveyor and civil engineer.
Four television stations are available in Gillette: KTVQ (CBS) and KULR (NBC) from Billings, KSWY (NBC) from Casper, and PBS station K28CH is a local translator for KCWC-TV in Lander.
Gillette has one newspaper, the Gillette News-Record, published by Ann Kennedy Turner. Established in 1904, it serves all of Campbell County.
There are seven area radio stations. The Basin Radio Network owns and operates KIML 1270 AM, KAML-FM 97.3 FM, KGWY 100.7 FM, and KDDV-FM 101.5 FM. KGCC 99.9 FM and KXXL 106.1 FM are operated by Keyhole Broadcasting, LLC. KUWG 90.9 FM, is a Wyoming Public Radio station.
Public education in the city of Gillette is provided by Campbell County School District #1. Gillette is home to Campbell County High School. Gillette College, a two-year college, is part of the Northern Wyoming Community College District.
At Gillette, Wyoming there is a LORAN-C transmitter at 44°00'11" N and 105°37'24" W. Its antenna, a 700 ft (213.36 meter) high guyed radio mast, is the tallest structure in Wyoming.
Gillette-Campbell County Airport(GCC) is served by Great Lakes Airlines, United Airlines, and SkyWest Airlines. These airlines currently operate 10 flights daily to hubs in Denver, Salt Lake City, and Billings.