Here to develop our economy, support local small business & expand our economic footprint.
As you explore our Johnson County, you’ll experience a true western experience. Northeast Wyoming continues to thrive economically while providing a lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty, filled with world class adventure for those who live, work and visit here.
Conveniently located at the gateway to the west and nestled at the base of the Beautiful Big Horn Mountains, our communities are alive with history and culture, where you and your families can create history and make memories of your own. Our communities are home to local shops offering home grown and homemade products, unique eateries with small town charm, and so much more.
We enjoy an enviable quality of life with safe streets, top-ranked schools and exciting recreational opportunities…and invite you to do the same!
JOCO First – A Joint Powers Board
The Economic Development Joint Powers Board was created and filed with the Wyoming Secretary of State July 19th, 1994. The Board serves as the economic development entity for the participating agencies to foster collaboration in the recruitment, due-diligence, facilitation, placement, construction and operation of facilities which further the economic and community development of Johnson County, Wyoming.
Mayor of Buffalo
Mayor of Kaycee
Want to Contact a Board Member? Please click the button below to Contact our Manager, Claudia. She will get you in touch with the person you would like to contact.
Board Meeting Minutes
Johnson County at a Glance
Populations: Buffalo – 4,784 | Kaycee – 274 | County – 8,585 (2015 Estimates)
Weather | Elevation
Annual High/Low Temps – 84F – 7F
Average Precipitation – 13.5″
Sunshine Days – 211
Average Growing Days – 136
Buffalo – 4650
Kaycee – 4660
Sales/Use – 6%
Lodging Tax – 2%
State Income Tax – None
Buffalo (Age/Grade & Enrollment):
Learning Tree Preschool – 2-6yrs – 120
Headstart – 3-4 yrs – 20
Buffalo Children’s Center – 0-PreK – 84
Buffalo Christian Academy – K-12 – 30
Meadowlark Elementary – K-2 – 278
Cloud Peak Elementary – 3-5 – 286
Clear Creak Middle – 6-8 – 257
Buffalo High School – 9-12 – 302
Elementary/Middle/High – K-12- 148
Sheridan College: Sheridan/Buffalo
Univeristy of Wyoming: Laramie
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Johnson County Healthcare Center/Acute Care Hospital 25 Bed facility
Amy Holt Care Center/Nursing Home 44 Bed facility
Agape Manor Assisted Living 24 Units
Willow Creek Assisted Living 12 Units
Veterans’ Home of Wyoming 117 Units
Clear Creek Apartments Low-Income, Elderly Unassisted Living 30 Units
Buffalo Senior Center Activity & Meals Facility
Lake DeSmet | Healy Reservoir
Crazy Woman Canyon
Downhill / Cross Country Skiing
Snow Shoeing | Snowmobiling
Biking & Walking Trails
Fishing | Boating | Water Skiing
Scenic Motorcycle Rides
Parks – 3
Swimming Pools – 2
Banks – 4
Daycares – 6
Museum – 2
Crazy Woman Square
Bomber Mountain Civic Center
Cowboy Carousel Center
Ice Skating Rink
Golf Course – 18 Holes
Indoor Golf | Miniature Golf
Parks – 2
Community Building | Fair Grounds
Baseball Fields | Soccer Fields
Daycare – 1
Museum – 1
Discover More About Life in Johnson County
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BMCC Facility Rental
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Not sure what’s right for you? Contact Claudia, she’ll be happy to help.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Office Space Rental
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