About Wyoming

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Wyoming is the least populous U.S. state, with a U.S. Census population of 563,626 in 2010. This is a 14.1% increase since 2000. It is the tenth largest U.S. state by area. Cheyenne is the capital and the most populous city of Wyoming with a population of nearly 60,000 people within its city proper.

In 2002, more than six million people visited Wyoming’s national parks and monuments. The key tourist attractions in Wyoming include Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower National Monument, Independence Rock (Wyoming) and Fossil Butte National Monument. Each year Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park, receives three million visitors.

Historically, agriculture has been an important component of Wyoming’s economy. Its overall importance to the performance of Wyoming’s economy has waned. However, agriculture is still an essential part of Wyoming’s culture and lifestyle. More than 91% of land in Wyoming is classified as rural.

Economic Impacts of the Horse Industry are valued at approximately $286 million with an activity distribution as follows: • $46 million from Racing • $98 million from Showing • $77 million from Recreation • $64 million from other activities.

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Rodeo is big in Wyoming. Maybe it’s the Western culture that surrounds it, the history behind it or the no-holds-barred displays of courage and expertise, but rodeo is unlike any other sport and it is also about authentic Old Western spirit, camaraderie among competitors and raw emotion in the arena. Nowhere else can you truly witness the essence of Wyoming quite like this. Rodeo is a way of life and a profession for cowboys and cowgirls, who travel across the West making their living by bronc and bull riding, calf roping and barrel racing. It’s an occupation born in the days of the Wild West, when excellent horsemanship was a necessity on the ranch, as it still is in many places in Wyoming today. Back then, working cowboys would show off their riding and roping talents to one another, sometimes competing with neighboring outfits. Eventually, these get-togethers moved into towns as organized “bucking shows,” which gained popularity in part due to Buffalo Bill Cody’s traveling Wild West Show. 

Wyoming is home to one herd of wild horses which is located in the Pryor Mountains south of Billings along the Montana-Wyoming border. For more than a century, the Pryor Mountains have been home to free-roaming bands of wild horses.  The Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range is unique in both its setting and for the wild horses that inhabit it. Many of the horses have primitive striping on their backs, withers, and legs and are reputed to be descendents of "colonial" Spanish horses. 

 
  Wyoming in Numbers:
img Horse Population: Approximately than 99,000
img Total Economic Impact: $286 million
img Population: 563,626
img Land area: 97,100 sq. miles
img Capital: Cheyenne
img Counties: 23
img Highest Point : Gannett Peak 13,809 feet
img Lowest Point: Belle Fourche River 3099 feet
img 10 largest Cities :
 
 
  • Cheyenne, 55,731
  • Casper: 51,738
  • Laramie: 26,050
  • Gillette 22,685
  • Rock Springs: 18,772
 
  • Sheridan: 16,333
  • Green River: 11,787
  • Evanston: 11,459
  • Rivertom: 9,430
  • Cody: 9,100
 
 
$298,900
Beautiful, Cody, Wyoming, Horse Property with Exceptional Views

Cody, Park County, Wyoming


City conveniences only minutes away! Engaging views on 26.05 acres with plenty of roaming room for your small herd of horses. Enjoy the quiet little creek that ambles through and watch the wildlife wander by! All utilities are to the lot line. Gorgeous views of Carter Mountain and Heart Mountain! Build your Dream Home and settle into a premier subdivision on the outskirts of town. Agent interest.

Sue Franks, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Brokerage West, Inc.

26.00 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$6,750,000
Jackson Hole Horse Property ,offering a lot more than just a Ranch

Wilson, Teton County, Wyoming


This wooded 4.66 acre property is for sale by Owner, waiting on a new guide to take over as caretaker of the land, to come enjoy the tireless view of the "Grand" overlooking the open pastures for our horses and the creeks and ponds. We are in Tucker Ranch, on the Exclusive West Bank of Jackson Hole, a unique property affording the owner with the opportunity to be your own guide to an adventure, an adventure living in the Hole. We are talking about a lifestyle , an experience of La Segunda Vida, or the warm up to heaven. Whether you bring your family on vacation or stay year round, lay out the buffalo robes as a welcome mat for friends or clients, or an investor looking for a great investment, or on the lam or avoiding the news which would make your head explode-- well you will have found heaven. As an owner you will have access to a privately stocked 35 acre Tucker Lake, and if looking for the big fishing holes take a short 500 yard walk and enjoy our private access to the Snake River. The property itself in fact encompasses a compound retreat of 5 separate structures centered on the lodge pole pine Main House, and surrounded by a detached log Guest House/3 car Garage, a Summer outdoor Kitchen featuring professional appliances, a heated cedar Greenhouse with water, and a barn with three stalls, hay storage, loft, tack and wash rooms, and a 785 sq ft caretakers apartment. During ski season as many as 16 people have slept comfortably here , and during the summer when even more folks show up, you go to the bunk beds in the bunk house, or as some grandkids prefer, pitch a teepee or tent in the woods. The property was designed for privacy with the three larger structures being fully self sufficient accommodations, but close enough to the Main House or Summer Kitchen for entertaining and family gatherings, which has hosted several 200 person events. The property comes with virtually unlimited water rights dating from the 1800s, with water as cold as ice and crystal clear from 2 wells. Lastly for the wildlife lover you will soon fall in love with the "locals", and if you are like most folks around here you will need a digital camera with a big memory to capture the bald eagles and nest right off the property line, the herds of elk, Mama Moose and her twins, the horses out in the pasture, coyotes, foxes, deer, squirrels, chipmunks, humming birds, owls, and the occasional bear seeking refuge from a fire. You will soon realize that you really do live in your own park, yet surrounded by the rival national park system. It is a very special place, and we have no geysers. Please Go to our Featured Website for more information: www. tuckerranchproperty.com

Russell Magarity

4.66 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5785 SQ FT
 
$689,000
Custom Wyoming Log Home on 80 Acres with Equine Improvements

Wheatland, Platte County, Wyoming


The Horses, Hills and Stars Ranch consists of 80 deeded acres located 13 miles east of Wheatland. The pastures are fenced and crossed-fenced with good quality grass. The 3,948 sq. ft. log home has great views of the Laramie Range Mountains and is planted with over 200 trees.

Scott Leach, Clark and Associates Land Brokers LLC

80.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3948 SQ FT
 
$1,250,000
150 Acres In Western Wyoming w/ Home & Excellent Equine Improvements

Boulder, Sublette County, Wyoming


Productive farm and ranch land with recreational splendor. It is within the vicinity of 1,000 lakes in the Wind River Mountains. Jackson Hole, WY is 90 miles to the north of the property. The ranch has water rights on all 150+/- deeded acres and is cross-fenced into five pastures for rotational feeding and calving. The pastures have native grass and is owner-rated for 25 pairs year round. Also available with 305 Acres.

Scott Leach, Clark and Associates Land Brokers LLC

150.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
2272 SQ FT

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