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
 
 
$499,000
Amazing western views from your front porch - hay meadows, wildlife and willows.

Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming


Recently updated country house on the hill. No covenants, 17 acres, fenced, barn/outbuilding and clay shooting area. Built by Carter Brothers, with a unique layout. Well maintained county road with only 2 properties beyond, so very little traffic. Only one mile of dirt road. Close to Curt Gowdy State Park and John & Annie Woodhouse recreation & wildlife habitat area. A truly lovely place to call home.

Cathy Anderson , Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange

17.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3214 SQ FT
 
$945,900
The Lucky Dog Ranch - 40 Acre Wyoming Ranch Near Jackson Hole

Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming


Beautifully crafted one story log home on 40 acres, The Lucky Dog Ranch. 45 minutes to Grand Teton National Park, an hour and a half to Jackson Hole. The Wyoming Ranch, Triangle C, owned by Chris Cox (Chris Cox Horsemanship), is just a few miles down the road. High ceilings in the living room and dining room with a massive river rock fireplace, large kitchen with new appliances, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, pantry. Wood floors throughout and ample storage. Barn with tack room, hay storage, chicken coop and 4 stalls. One story 1,700 sq ft guest house with 2 bedrooms 2 baths , bonus room and full kitchen. The guest house and barn were built in 2013. CONTACT BERT MILTON REALTY IN DUBOIS, WY, 307-455-2452. OR EMAIL, PROPERTYINFO@BERTMILTONREALTY.COM Reference MLS#20166870, the Lucky Dog Ranch

C. Schwartz

40.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3092 SQ FT
 
$549,000
A home for you AND your horses at the base of White Mountain!

Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming


New 1200 Sq. Ft. Cleary Brown Barn designed for 3 stalls. 2.06 acres of leveled ground. If that isn't enough check out the 2040 Sq. Ft. heated garage/shop with a built in half bath.

Mary Manatos , High Country Realty

2.06 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4208 SQ FT
 
$525,000
Gorgeous Custom - Built Home on Nearly 60 Acres Near Wildlife Refuge

Riverton, Fremont County, Wyoming


If quiet, country living is what you're after, this is it! With nearly 60 acres - over 40 of which is irrigated - and bordering lands controlled by the Bureau of Reclamation, this is an ideal spot for you, your family, and your horses to live!

Olivia Prince , Wind River Realty

57.40 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3507 SQ FT
 
$849,900
Arena in the Valley- Spur Ridge

Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming


4 Bedroom, 3 bathroom updated ranch style house on 39 acres with 2 car oversized attached garage, mudroom, recreation room, library, gigantic master suite with double sink master bath, walk in closets for all 4 bedrooms, great room, entertaining kitchen with new appliances including gas stove top, double oven with convection, sun porch off west side, indoor riding arena approximately 160x80with insulated tack, heated shop approximately 60x40, and 3 stall barn with 2 winterized automatic waterer and hay storage and tack. Two of the stalls are insulated. Set up for horse or pigs, goats, etc! Privacy and views abound on this ultimate horse property. Views of the Snowy Mountains and Medicine Bow peark- Just up the road from BLM. Excellent water and wood furnace. Please call to discuss this price. We are willing to pay realtor fee for buyers if you prefer to use a realtor in your purchase. We are ready to sell- so bring your numbers to the negotiation table. For sale by owner. Contact owner Less

Katrina Cox

38.20 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3692 SQ FT
 
$695,000
120 acres with a gorgeous 4608 sq ft new home! It's a horse lovers dream!!!

Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming


This property is 120 acres east of Douglas. The property is fenced and cross fenced with quality grass. The home is a gorgeous 4608 sq. ft. home with amazing mountain views!

Rhonda Holdbrook , American West Realty

120.00 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4608 SQ FT
 
$6,200,000
Spectacular End of the road Horse Ranch bordering river and National Forest

Cody, Park County, Wyoming


Situated in the South Fork of the Shoshone River Valley, 40 miles southwest of Cody, Wyoming, is the Flying H Ranch. Comprised of 280 diverse deeded acres, the land is a blend of lush irrigated hay fields, riparian corridor, aspen and cottonwood groves and rangeland pastures. This combination provides excellent habitat to the abundant wildlife, including elk, moose, mule deer, mountain lion and the occasional grizzly bear or wolf. With the quality forage the ranch qualifies for land owner tags for deer and elk. Bordered by public Shoshone National Forest, an incoming owner will enjoy unlimited recreation, privacy and peace unrivaled by other ranches. Considered one of the best trout fisheries in Wyoming, the South Fork of the Shoshone River runs along the property for approximately two miles. To compliment the river there are three ponds on the ranch, providing excellent onsite fishing opportunities for rainbow, brook and brown trout. Naturally appealing, the irrigated meadows produce approximately 50 tons of quality grass hay annually. Year round accessibility provides the opportunity to live on the ranch continually or make this a summer vacation property. Improvements include a beautiful owner’s home, guest house, managers home, bunk house, heated shop, and historic horse barn. With spectacular mountain views, abundant wildlife, recreation and end of the road seclusion, Flying H Ranch offers a western lifestyle unmatched in the Rocky Mountain region.

Ted Harvey , Live Water Properties of Cody

280.00 ACRES
14 BEDROOMS
8 BATHROOMS
8642 SQ FT

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