Sheridan County and Its Communities

With a population of 17,940 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sheridan is the sixth largest city in Wyoming. Bedroom communities in Sheridan County include Big Horn, Clearmont, Dayton, Ranchester and Story for a total population of approximately 30,485.

Sheridan’s workforce is spread across a diverse landscape of industries, including educational, health and social services; agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting and mining; construction; and arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services.

Residents report some of the shortest commute times in the country, and Sheridan is home to dozens of foundations, nonprofit groups and community organizations, with a strong focus on education, the arts, senior care, recreation and history.

Sheridan sits at the base of the Big Horn Mountains at an elevation of 3,742 feet. Sheridan is 130 miles southeast of Billings, Montana (two-hour drive), 430 miles north of Denver, Colorado (six-hour drive) and 204 miles east of Yellowstone National Park (four-and-a-half-hour drive).

Click here to learn more about Sheridan County’s history.

Click here for demographics and statistics for Sheridan.

Click here for demographics and statistics for Sheridan’s bedroom communities and other Wyoming cities and towns.

Click here to learn about Sheridan’s accolades and recognitions.


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