Casper has a total area of about 76 sq, kms. and is situated 5151 ft. above sea level. Casper is actually located in the eastern-central part of the state of Wyoming. It is located just at the foot of the Casper Mountains. Casper is said to be the second largest city of the state, just beneath the state Capital. The Mountain range of Laramie is located beside the river of North Platte. The city's wealth of natural resources has primarily attracted the industries involved in mining and petroleum extraction. The city of Casper has developed in providing services related to industries of aerospace, entertainment, automotive, fashion and electrical suppliers.