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The Cities and communities of Park County, Wyoming *

Canyon, Clark, Cody (County Seat)

Fishing Bridge, Frannie

Garland

Mammoth Hot Springs, Mantua, Meeteetse

Pahaska, Powell

Ralston

Tower Junction

Valley

Wapiti, Willwood

Yanceys, Yellowstone National Park (portion)

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, neighborhoods, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

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Information & Facts about Park County, Wyoming


Attractions & other Information - Climate - Economy - Genealogy - Geography -
Government - History - Libraries - Location - Organizations & Groups -
Other Facts & Figures - Population - Schools


Government

Park County government
1002 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, Wyoming 82414
toll-free 800-786-2884
Courthouse Phone: (307) 527-8500

Sheriff Department

County Seat: Cody

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Population:
1910 - 4,909
1920 - 7,298
1930 - 8,207
1940 - 10,976
1950 - 15,182
1960 - 16,874
1970 - 17,752
1980 - 21,639
1985 - 22,515
1990 - 23,178
1991 - 23,185
1992 - 23,272
1993 - 23,681
1994 - 24,241
1995 - 24,909
1996 - 25,327
1997 - 25,335
1998 - 25,665
2000 - 25,786
2010 - 28,205

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Location:

Park County is located in the northwest corner of Wyoming. A portion of Yellowstone National Park is in the county. Neighboring counties to Park County are: Big Horn, Washakie, Hot Springs, Fremont and Teton. To the north in Montana, they are Carbon, Park and Gallatin. To the west in Idaho are Teton and Fremont.

GIS location map page

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Climate:

The area experiences four distinct seasons with snowfall likely all but a few months during the year. Winters are cold and summers are not extreme.

Average Rainfall: 9.4 inches
Average Snowfall: 24.2 inches

Average summer temperature: 72 degrees F.
Average winter temperature: 24 degrees F.

This is a current weather page for the area. Here is another weather page for the area.

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Other Facts and Figures:

Housing Units:
2000 - 11,869

Median Household Income:
2000 - $35,829

Median Family Income:
2000 - $41,406

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $18,020

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History:

The county was created on 15 Feb 1909. The courthouse in Cody was finished in 1912.

The county had some adjustments in boundaries early on, but has basically maintained the same boundaries since 1931.

Here is a history page for Park County. Learn more about Buffalo Bill Cody, namesake and founder of Cody, Wyoming.

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Geography:

Park County is located in northwest Wyoming. Over 50% of Yellowstone National Park's total area is located within this county.

Latitude: 44°29'N
Longitude: 109°33'W

Land area: 6,943 square miles

Elevation:
Cody - 5016 feet above sea level

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Genealogy:

Wyoming GenWeb page for Park County

Cemeteries of Park County

Political Graveyard site

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Libraries:

Park County Library system
1500 Heart Mountain Street
Cody, WY 82414
Phone: 307-527-1880

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Schools:

Park County School District # 6
919 Cody Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
Phone: (307) 587-4283

Park County School District # 1
160 North Evarts Street
Powell, WY 82435
Phone: 307-764-6186

Northwest Community College
231 West 6th Street
Powell, Wyoming 82435
Toll-free: 800-560-4692

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Economy:

Park County Economic Profile

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Organizations & Groups

Cody Country Chamber of Commerce
836 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
Phone: 307-587-2777

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Attractions & Other Information

The Buffalo Bill's Yellowstone Country
The Park County Travel Council website
Post Office Box 2454
Cody, Wyoming 82414
Telephone: 307-587-2297
Toll-free: 800-393-2639

Yellowstone National Park
Information about Park County from the State of Wyoming. Learn more about the county on this page

Buffalo Bill Historical Center
720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, Wyoming 82414
Phone: 307-587-4771

Homesteader Museum
324 E. First Street
P.O. Box 54
Powell, Wyoming 82435
Phone: 307-754-9481

Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo
P.O. Box 1327
Cody, Wyoming 82414
Phone: 800-207-0744

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