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Living Here

“Western” means different things to different people, and in Sheridan and the surrounding area you’ll find communities that honor their frontier past while embracing their multifaceted future. The area’s rich agricultural heritage remains alive in the many working and recreational ranches in the area, and our striking scenery and abundant wildlife remains unspoiled by the push of big-city development. Our community culture is growing as artisans flock to the area. Our natural resources industry is expanding with the development of new technologies, and our new high tech business park and high-level connectivity infrastructure is bringing in technology businesses.

Our Weather. The weather is somewhat typical for the northern Rocky Mountain region, with fairly cold winters and warm summers. Wintertime highs average in the mid-30s, with occasional cold snaps dropping the mercury below zero. Summertime highs generally range from the mid-80s to mid-90s, cooling off considerably at night. Sheridan itself is about 3,700 feet in elevation (one of the lowest areas in Wyoming), and generally does not receive the winds that other parts of the state experience. Precipitation averages about 15 inches per year, with most falling in the form of snow (72 inches per year). The average growing season is 199 days. We hope to see you soon!

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