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
 
 
$660,000
70 North Fork Road

Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming


This beautiful 6 bedroom 3.5 bath home offers over 2800 square feet of single level living space. With quality construction throughout and a large private patio complete with hot tub this is the perfect place to unwind after a long day. The irrigated pasture surrounding the home has historically high yields of quality grass hay with territorial 1876 water rights. With the barn, multiple loafing sheds, automatic waterers and small riding arena, everything is in place for your livestock. The views in every direction and the overall attention to detail that has been placed in this property truly makes this a rare find.

Brooke McWilliams , Wind River Realty

13.50 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
2832 SQ FT
 
$549,000
Wyoming horse property nestled into a ridge line with majestic mountain views.

Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming


Only 20 miles from Cheyenne, WY! Very private getaway on 23 acres with no covenants. Very serene, expansive views, 30x30 Barn with stalls, and paddock area. Very near Curt Gowdy State Park, and Vedauwoo Recreation area. Live like you want to, ride to your heart's content.

Cathy Anderson , Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange

23.16 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2628 SQ FT
 
$2,695,000
Unique

Alpine, Lincoln County, Wyoming


UNIQUE HORSE PROPERTY AT ALPINE AIRPARK, ALPINE, WYOMING. A gated 2.78 acre Lake Front Property bordering the BLM Land at Palisades Reservoir. You own compound not only for you and your aircraft but for your horses as well, with fenced pasture and corrals. The 63 wide by 60 length Hangar has an attached 1,100 square foot apartment with views of the mountains to the East and the Palisades Reservoir to the West. Quality construction with many design features that add to the rustic, western theme. The fully carpeted hangar has a heated apron, big cabinets for all your aviation gear and horse equipment. Across the taxiway is a rustic 2,500 sq ft "Barn House" for you or your guests. Best feature, open the gate and ride for miles on the Palisades Reservoir with trails for miles on BLM Palisades Reservoir land.

Marion Schulte , Real Estate of Star Valley

2.78 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
2500 SQ FT
 
$328,500

SOLD

Breathtaking Views of Big Horn Mountains & valley! Great future Horse Property !

Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming


Well is in place, last year a gravel driveway to homesite location with ditched block drain to homesite and push probe borings and lab test data available for the home location. Electricity is close by. There are other homesites on this lot in which you can build a guest quarters/shop or in-laws home and have plenty of space in-between. All locations have outstanding views in all directions. Come take a look at Bozeman Trail Ranches. All homeowners have at least 35+ acres, horses and cows. This was part of a historic ranch in the area. This particular acreage is in the back of the subdivision and backed up to the Soldier Creek Trail from town, just the other side of the fence on the north side. Lots of wildlife, Antelope, pheasants, deer, birdlife to enjoy as you ride on your rolling property in the neighborhood and beyond. This is the last lot in this premier subdivision and just listed. Quality homes surrounding in this subdivision. Peace and quiet can be yours, yet close to town, hospitals, the #1 Western Town in America, Sheridan, Wyoming, shopping and polo, not to mention the famous" Wyo Rodeo" right here in Sheridan. Take a look at this and dream of your Equestrian Estate!

Paula A. Wilcox Hubbard , MC2 Land Company, LLC. Engineering,Construction,Real Estate - Johnson & Sheridan Counties also Licensed in Montana

35.04 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$2,795,000
Likely the finest horseback country in the western USA. Rich horse culture here.

Cody, Park County, Wyoming


Located in NW Wyoming in the middle of Shoshone Nat'l Forest and Washakie Wilderness. Riverfront acreage with home, barn, second barn/shop, corral. Numerous trails within riding distance from the property. The Southfork River Valley has drawn in people who love to ride and appreciate majestic natural beauty. The combination is magical. Cody, Wy is the town down the road with shopping, airport, hospital, schools and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. The culture here is one that places high value on the horse's contribution to our lifestyle of loving this gorgeous country and exploring it.

Shirley Lehman , Western Real Estate of Wyoming, Inc.

129.43 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
5803 SQ FT
 
$179,950

SOLD

Horse Property with endless trails & spectacular Big Horn views

Greybull, Big Horn County, Wyoming


Unique small horse property with spectacular Big Horn mountain views, grass pasture and large shade trees. Ready to Bring Your Horses!! Endless trail access to BLM and Big Horn National Forest. Surrounded by ranch land. House is 2-br, 2-bath passive solar fixer with 1,530 sf upstairs & 1,350 sf basement 90% complete. A bargain opportunity to get million dollar views and easy access to amazing canyon and mountain trails, while still being close to services and amenities.

joyce anderson

7.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1530 SQ FT
 
$1,965,000
Homestead Draw Ranch - A horse property in the Wind River Valley

Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming


Homestead Draw Ranch comprises 294.86 deeded acres abutting Shoshone National Forest in the foothills of the mighty Wind River Mountains. It is just 6 miles west of the charming and friendly western town of Dubois, Wyoming and a 50 min drive from Jackson Hole through National Forest. The acreage consists primarily of rolling, native sagebrush/grassland suitable for horse pastures, though a level portion is dedicated to an irrigated meadow with Wind River water rights currently used to produce quality horse hay. The property also includes an aspen grove with year-round spring, and a forested mountainside. The topography, though gentle, affords spectacular views of the Absaroka Mountains—including Ramshorn Peak, a signature feature of the Dubois area—as well as the dramatic Dubois Badlands.

Andrew Coulter , Live Water Properties

295.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
1944 SQ FT

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