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As you explore our Johnson County, you’ll experience a true western experience. Northeast Wyoming continues to thrive economically while providing a lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty, filled with world class adventure for those who live, work and visit here.
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Information

We enjoy an enviable quality of life with safe streets, top-ranked schools and exciting recreational opportunities…and invite you to do the same! Below are some quick facts to help you familiarize yourself with Johnson County.

Weather/Elevation

Weather:
Annual High/Low Temps – 84F – 7F
Average Precipitation – 13.5″
Sunshine Days – 211
Average Growing Days – 136

Elevation:
Buffalo – 4650
Kaycee – 4660

Transportation

Location:
Interchange of I-25 and I-90, 30 Miles South of Sheridan, WY

Airport:
Buffalo – Private Jets, Cargo, Ambulance, Private Hangars Available
Sheridan – 30 Miles Away, Daily Service to Denver

Rail:
30 Miles from Rail Yards in Sheridan

Truck:
Available County-wide

Population

Buffalo: 4,593 | Kaycee: 286
County: 8,443
Median Age: 46.3
Civilian Veterans: 11.4%

Medical

Johnson County Healthcare Center/Acute Care Hospital 25 Bed facility

Amy Holt Care Center/Nursing Home 44 Bed facility

Agape Manor Assisted Living 24 Units

Willow Creek Assisted Living 12 Units

Veterans’ Home of Wyoming 117 Units

Clear Creek Apartments Low-Income, Elderly Unassisted Living 30 Units

Buffalo Senior Center Activity & Meals Facility

Tax Rates

Sales/Use – 6%
Lodging Tax – 2%
State Income Tax – None
State Corporate Income Tax – None
State Inventory Tax – None
Estate Tax – None

Mileages

Sheridan – 30 mi
Billings, MT – 165 mi
Casper – 110 mi
Gillette – 70 mi
Rapid City, SD – 211 mi

Conference & Events Venues

Bomber Mountain Civic Center: Capacity 300

Bozeman Trail Steakhouse: Capacity 200

Cowboy Carousel Center: Capacity 200

Johnson County Fairgrounds: Capacity 250

The Hampton Inn and Suites Buffalo: Capacity 200

where to

Start

Below, you’ll find quick look phone numbers for everything from utility companies to pet licensing. We’re here to help as much as we can, so if you are in need of information that you are not finding here, please reach out to us and we’ll be glad to help.

Call us at:  307-620-2458

For Your Family

Find a Family Doctor

Johnson County Health Care Center
Critical Access Hospital
(307) 684-5521

Family Medical Center
(307) 684-2228

Bighorn Pediatric & Family Medicine
(307) 620-8845

Staying Fit
Buffalo Athletic Club
59 Western Ave | (307) 217-1893

Bighorn Fit Crossfit Gym
43 Western Ave | (307) 620-5430

Johnson County Family YMCA
101 Klondike Dr | (307) 684-9558

Daycare & Preschool

Buffalo Children’s Center Inc
Ages: 0-PreK | Enrollment: 84
(307) 684-5802

Buffalo Headstart
Ages: 3-4 yrs | Enrollment: 20
(307) 684-2873

Learning Tree Preschool
Ages: 2-6 yrs | Enrollment: 120
(307) 684-7509

Red Rover Childcare
(307) 621-0539

YMCA Child Care Center
(307) 684-9558

HealthCare

Abintra Psychological Associates
(307) 684-5828

Agape Manor
(307) 684-5504

Amie Holt Care Center
(307) 684-2122

Bighorn Pediatric & Family Medicine
(307) 620-8845

Buffalo Chiropractic LLC: Loyd Dr. Zoe DC
(307) 684-2449

Buffalo Physical Therapy
(307) 684-8623

Buffalo Prescription Shop
(307) 684-7003

Buffalo Urgent Care
(307) 278-0280

CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy
(307) 673-6161

Child Development Center
(307) 684-9271

Cornerstone Pharmacy
(307) 620-7071

Family Medical Center
(307) 684-2228

Johnson Chiropractic
(307) 684-8888

Johnson County EMS
(307) 684-2251

Johnson County Healthcare Center
(307) 684-5521

Johnson County Public Health
(307) 684-2564

Simply Chiropractic
(307) 670-3352

Dental
Schools

BUFFALO:

Buffalo Christian Academy
Grade: K-12 | Enrollment: 30
(307) 217-1556

Meadowlark Elementary
Grade: K-2 | Enrollment: 278
(307) 684-9518

Cloud Peak Elementary
Grade: 3-5 | Enrollment: 286
(307) 684-0153

Clear Creak Middle
Grade: 6-8 | Enrollment: 257
(307) 684-5594

Buffalo High School
Grade: 9-12 | Enrollment: 302
(307) 684-2269

New West High School
Grade: 9-12 | Enrollment varies
(307) 217-7030

Johnson County School District #1:  (307) 684-9571

KAYCEE:
Elementary/Middle/High School

Grade: K-12 | Enrollment: 148
(307) 738-2323

Vision
Places of Worship

Big Horn Baptist Church
(307) 684-5487

Buffalo Baptist Church
(307) 684-2740

Buffalo Seventh-Day Adventist Church
(307) 684-9062

Calvary Chapel Buffalo
(307) 684-8725

Church of Christ
(307) 684-5141

First United Methodist Church
(307) 684-5845

Grace Fellowship
(307) 684-7511

House Prayer United Pentecostal
(307) 684-7344

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
(307) 684-2750

New Life Assembly of God Church
(307) 684-5755

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (LCMS)
(307) 684-5470

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
(307) 684-7268

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
(307) 684-7529

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
(307) 684-7872

Summit Church
(307) 684-9548

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
(307) 684-5289

Union Congregational Church
(307) 684-2958

Colleges

Sheridan College in Johnson County
Bomber Mountain Civic Center, Buffalo

Sheridan College
Sheridan, WY – 30 miles

Gillette College
Gillette, WY – 75 miles

Northwest College
Powell, WY – 105 miles

Casper College
Casper, WY – 110 miles

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY – 217 miles

For Your Home or Business

Utilities

NATURAL GAS
Montana-Dakota Utilities
(307) 673-3122

WATER, SEWER, GARBAGE
City of Buffalo
(307) 684-5566

ELECTRIC
Powder River Energy Rural Electric
1-800-442-3630 customer service
1-888-391-6220 report an outage

Rocky Mountain Power
(307) 577-6905

PHONE & INTERNET
Verizon Cellular Only
(307) 621-0560

Century Link
(844) 905-5072

Spectrum Internet
(855) 366-7132

Visionary Broadband
(888) 682-1884

Update Your License Plates

Johnson County Treasurer’s Office
760 N Main | (307) 684-7308

Building & Zoning
Building Department
(307) 684-5566

Building Permit Requirements
(307) 684-5566

Commercial Construction
(307) 684-5566

Contractors License
(307) 684-5566

Manufactured Housing
(307) 684-5566

Johnson County Planner
(307) 684-1907

Planning Department
(307) 684-5566

Update Your Drivers License

DMV Driver’s License Dept
Open Wednesdays: 9 AM – 4 PM
350 E Hart St #3 | (307) 684-5809

Law Enforcement

City of Buffalo Police Department
639 Fort St | (307) 684-5581

Johnson County Sheriff
639 Fort St | (307) 684-5581

Banks

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
(307) 684-2211

Bank of Buffalo
(307) 684-5591

First Interstate Bank
(307) 684-2581

ANB Bank
(307) 684-2201

Insurance & Investments

Office Space & Commercial Property

If you are looking for business rental or purchase opportunities, use these resources to find your ideal business location:

Bomber Mountain Civic Center – Office Space Rental – (307) 620-2458

Commercial Property for Sale

Johnson County Real Estate

Event & Conference Space

If you are looking for space to host an event or meeting, use these resouces to book a venue to meet your needs:

Bomber Mountain Civic Center – Facility Rental – (307) 620-2458

Bozeman Trail Steakhouse – (307) 684-5555

Cowboy Carousel Center – (307) 217-4084

Johnson County Fairgrounds – (307) 684-7357

For Your Pets

Veterinarians
License Your Pet

St. Francis Animal Shelter
109 Flatiron Dr | (307) 684-1738

Supplies
Big Horn Co-op
(307) 684-9561

Bomgaars
(307) 278-0006

MTR Ranch Supply
(307) 684-9015

We want to make your transition to our community as easy as possible. That’s why we have created a relocation packet with all the information you need. Use the button below to download yours today!

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about us

JOCO FIrst

The Johnson County Tourism Association is teaming up with JOCO First to bring their mission to life: To build and enhance our regional economy, attract new businesses and support the growth of existing ones. To this end, we offer a range of resources, services and incentives.

Phone: 307.620.2458
Email: claudia@jocofirst.com

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