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The Big Horn County Commissioners are dedicated to preserving the health, safety & welfare of our citizens through conservative, responsive, & thoughtful action based on the premise that all people are entitled to fair, equal, & limited government.



 Safety Alert

Posted Saturday February 11, 2017

Safety Alert: Ice jams in the Big Horn River have started sooner than expected. Flooding has started in the Worland area. All those down river from Worland need to start preparing for ice jams and flooding. If your property has flooded in the past, there is a good possibility that it will flood now. Move livestock and machinery to a safe place. If you know someone that does not have access to facebook or the internet please advise them. Updates will be posted on this facebook page, the Sheriff's facebook page, emergency managements face book page, the Sherrifs website and the County web site. if you experience any flooding please notify the Sheriff's office at 307-568-2324.

Below is some additional information and resources

Red Cross Flood Safety Checklist 

EPA Well Water What do To After a Flood


Immediate Job Opening
Big Horn County Clerk’s Office

The County Clerk’s office is looking for an energetic, ambitious and outgoing employee to join our team and fill an immediate full-time position.  Ideal candidates will have excellent customer service and organizational skills.  Candidates will be required to work accurately with careful attention to detail in a close team environment.  Basic computer skills and clerical experience are necessary.  Job duties are varied and require the ability to multitask, lift objects as heavy as 30 lbs, have legible handwriting, communicate effectively, and work well with others in a busy office.  Please send or hand deliver resumes to the Big Horn County Clerk at PO Box 31, Basin WY 82410.  This position will remain open until filled.





Appointed Board Application

Download application for appoinment to board or commission. 


Commission Meeting Agenda

Download Tentative Agenda

Big Horn County, Wyoming

Big Horn County, Wyoming is located in the northern part of Wyoming's Big Horn basin.

Big Horn County was created from parcels taken from Johnson, Fremont, and Sheridan counties, and was organized in 1897.

The principal industries in Big Horn County are gas and oil development, bentonite mining, farming, ranching, and tourism.

The people in our communities still understand and exemplify the Old West traditions of hard work, self sufficiency, and mutual support. Our farms are second to none in sugar beet, grain, bean, and hay production.

Many sights of historical and natural interest are easily accessed and enjoyed on a tour through Big Horn County. Our county offers many attractions, including the Bighorn National Forest and Cloud Peak Wilderness, Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Refuge, Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site, Greybull Museum, Red Gulch Dinosaur Track Site, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area (also known as Yellowtail Reservoir) , Shell Falls, Paintrock, and the ancient Medicine Wheel. Outdoor recreationists find a wealth of wild game, fish, and outdoor scenery in Big Horn County.





The people in our communities understand & exemplify the Old West traditions of hard work, self sufficiency, & mutual support.

Photo of Devil's Kitchen in Big Horn County, WY