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April 2, 2014

Welcome to Sheridan, WY

Wyoming’s Jewel, Sheridan’s fabled western history and dramatic mountain vistas meet new west comfort and the serenity of wide-open spaces. The city was named after General Philip Sheridan, Union cavalry leader in the American Civil War. In the 21st century, Sheridan is the economic center for a large area spanning three counties in north-central Wyoming and southern Montana. The town has a relatively diversified economy which includes government, healthcare, education, real estate, mining, and financial services, with a growing manufacturing sector. Sheridan provides history with a view – from Main Street to the magnificent backdrop of the Bighorn Mountains – it offers modern hospitality with old west charm. For a long time, tourism has had a significant factor in Sheridan’s economy and community life. Numerous guest ranches including Eaton’s Ranch hosted guests that arrived by rail. Books like “Diary of a Dude Wrangler and Hell Among the Yearlings” document it’s history. Sheridan was actually ranked #1 by the True West Magazine in 2006 among the Top Western Towns. It was ranked #6 in 2007. It is a vacation destination and a travel stop, due to its proximity to Interstate 90 and U.S. Route 14. Welcome to Sheridan, Wyoming.

 


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