Demographics & Economics Profile
Why Buffalo, Wyoming? Why Not?
Buffalo is located at the base of the picturesque Big Horn Mountains. The town sits at the intersection of Interstate 25, Interstate 90 and Highway 16 which offers easy access to major cities in all directions. Wyoming is also close to vital markets such as Denver CO, and Salt Lake, UT.
Buffalo is a great location for a home and a business. There are many opportunities for recreation in and around Buffalo all year round. Activities include Nordic skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, boating, fishing, hunting, camping and more. The town of Buffalo itself boasts a historic downtown and was a vital part of the history of the Old West. The Bozeman Trail crossed over Clear Creek at what is now the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse and there are several bronze statues around town depicting the Johnson County Cattle War which occurred south of Buffalo in April of 1892. The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum is an accredited Western History Museum while the Occidental Hotel and Saloon holds the distinction of being the oldest working hotel in Wyoming and hosted the likes of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Buffalo has very little crime and none of the pressures of the big city. The pace is more relaxed with no traffic jams, noise or air pollution. In Buffalo, you will find a nurturing, supportive community full of friendly places and faces.
With three frequently used highways, Interstate 25, Interstate 90, and Highway 16, Buffalo is easily accessible from major cities. Johnson County, of which Buffalo is the county seat, has an operating private airport. For commercial flights, the Sheridan County Airport is thirty minutes north of Buffalo. Campbell County Airport is sixty minutes east of Buffalo and the Natrona County Airport is approximately ninety minutes south of Buffalo. Sheridan, thirty minutes north, also has an operating railroad.
More About Buffalo
|Estimated for 2011||*4,624|
|*U.S. Census Estimates|
|Elevation — Buffalo||4,645 Feet|
|Annual Average Temperature||57.6|
|Monthly Average Temperature (January)||33.7|
|Monthly Average Temperature (July)||84.5|
|Average Annual Precipitation||15.54″|
|Elevation —Kaycee||4,660 Feet|
|Average Growing Days||115|
|Police Department||10 Full-time||1 Full-time||13 Full-time|
|Industrial Plan Approval||No||No||No|
Buffalo Bulletin (Weekly)
The Mini (Daily)
KLGT-FM Today's New Hit Country
KBBS-AM Classic Hit Country
KZZS-FM Today's New Hit Music
KSLW-FM Christian Radio
Visionary Communications; Fiberpipe Wireless;
Yes (Zip Code 82834)
Express Mail & Shipping
Federal Express; United Parcel Service
Western Union; Post Office
|Major Highways||I-25, I-90 and US 16|
|Railroad||Burlington Northern (33 miles north)|
|Parcel Service||UPS, FED EX, Post Office|
|Bus Service||Jefferson Bus Lines|
|Public Transportation||Buffalo Area Transportation Service - Telephone: (307) 684-9551|
|Car Rentals||Enterprise in Sheridan (33 miles north)|
|Trucking Firms||North Park Transportation, Edson Express,
USF Reddaway, Private Haulers
|Airport||Lights; 6,158 Ft. Asphalt runway; No tower, instrument landing system or commercial service. Nearest Commercial Service: Sheridan (33 miles north)|
Buffalo Commerce Center
Forty-five acres have curbs, gutters, streets and underground utilities. The remaining thirty acres will be developed in the future. A variety of businesses have already located at the Buffalo Commerce Park.
The addition provides the potential for different sizes of lots based on the prospective businesses’ needs. The park has easy access to Interstate 90 and Interstate 25, plus a spectacular view of the Big Horn Mountains. Strong covenants protect the quality of the development.