Overview

Located at the exact half-point between Yellowstone National Park and Mount Rushmore, Sheridan,Wyoming, population 17,500, is one of the biggest cities in Northeast Wyoming. However, Sheridan is just one part of the area that locals know. There are a wealth of smaller communities in both Sheridan County and neighboring Johnson County that contribute to the history, community and culture of the area.

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Below you will find additional information about each of these community destinations and their rich histories. Though the amount of big city amenities have increased over the years, Sheridan and Johnson counties are not only rich in history, but boast strong community connections and have not lost that “Old West” feel over 100 years later.

Big Horn Wyoming

Big Horn Wyoming

Location The unincorporated town of Big Horn is located at the base of the Bighorn Mountains, approximately 10 miles south of the county seat of Sheridan. History The historic Bozeman Trail of the mid-1860s passed through Big Horn. Scouted by John Bozeman through eastern Wyoming to the rich gold fields

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Clearmont Wyoming

Clearmont Wyoming

Location Clearmont lies in the southeast portion of Sheridan County, Wyoming, just 38 miles from Sheridan, the county seat and nearest large community with full amenities and a hospital. History In 1890, the Pratt & Ferris Cattle Company controlled the valley where the town of Clearmont is located. By September

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Dayton Wyoming

Dayton Wyoming

Location The town of Dayton frames U.S. Highway 14 as it enters the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains in northwestern Sheridan County, approximately 17 miles from the county seat of Sheridan. History Dayton celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2006. Incorporated in 1906, the town has a strong agricultural history. Fertile

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Kaycee Wyoming

Kaycee Wyoming

Step back in time with the friendly folks of Kaycee, Wyoming. Located in southern Johnson County, Wyoming, Kaycee is where you will find yourself surrounded by the history of the Old West, Indian battles, pioneer ranches, settler’s homesteads, outlaw hideouts and rustler’s ranges. Kaycee is situated on the banks of

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Ranchester Wyoming

Ranchester Wyoming

Location The town of Ranchester is located 9 miles south of the Montana border beneath a panoramic central view of the Bighorn Mountains. U.S. Highway 14 west of Ranchester leads to the mountains and onward to Yellowstone National Park. The county seat of Sheridan lies just 12 miles to the

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Sheridan Wyoming

Location The City of Sheridan is the county seat and the hub of activity for Sheridan County. Conveniently located adjacent to I-90, Sheridan is just 30 miles from the intersection of Interstate 90 with Interstate 25; 124 miles southeast of Billings, Montana; 264 miles west of Rapid City, South Dakota

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Story Wyoming

Story Wyoming

Location The unincorporated community of Story is just 20 minutes south of Sheridan, but worlds apart from the “busyness” of the city. Nestled in the pines between North and South Piney Creeks, this wooded bedroom community has long been a favorite summer retreat of locals and visitors alike. Abundant wildlife

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