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Sheridan County, Wyoming


Gateway to the Big Horn Mountains

Page Contents for Ranchester, Wyoming

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Wyoming state capital is Cheyenne.
The population of Ranchester is approximately 736 (2007), 855 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 290 (2000), 312 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ranchester is 1.566 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Ranchester is 0.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ranchester to Washington DC is 1705 miles.
The distance to the Wyoming state capital is 288 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ranchester is positioned 44.90 degrees north of the equator and 107.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Ranchester elevation is 3760 feet above sea level.
Ranchester per capita income is $ 19,705 (2009).
Ranchester median income is $ 48,443 (2009).
The Ranchester median home price is $ 184,303 (2009).


in north-central Wyoming near the Montana border. Nearby communities include Dayton, Parkman, Sheridan, Big Horn and Story, all in Wyoming and Wyola, Tongue River and Lodge Grass all in Montana.
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seasonal, with all four seasons represented. Here is a current, local weather page for Ranchester.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Dayton and Ranchester with information and nice historical pictures too.
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Ranchester City Government

Town of Ranchester
145 Coffeen Street
Ranchester, WY 82839
Phone: 307-655-2283

Ranchester Chamber

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 707
1517 E. 5th St.
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-672-2485
Toll-free: 800-453-3650

Ranchester Organizations

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 707
1517 E. 5th St.
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-672-2485
Toll-free: 800-453-3650

Ranchester Schools

Sheridan County School District #1
Serving Big Horn, Dayton and Ranchester
P.O. Box 819
1127 Dayton St.
Ranchester, WY 82839
Phone: 307-655-9541

Tongue River Elementary School
124 Dayton St.
Ranchester, WY 82839

Tongue River Middle School
1251 Dayton St.
Ranchester, WY 82839

Tongue River High School
1100 Main Street
Dayton, WY 82836 Ranchester


The population of Ranchester was:
1900 - 676
2000 - 701
2007 - 736

Median age:
2000 - 37 years

Number of Housing Units was:
1990 - 267
2000 - 290

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 36,094
2009 - $ 48,443

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 15,421
2009 - $ 19,705

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 83,500
2009 - $ 184,303

Ranchester is located in the Mountain Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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