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Explore Big Horn County, WY


Experience Big Horn County, WY


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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.



We want your opinion! Wyoming Region 6 (including Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park, and Washakie counties) is developing a regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2016 to build community resilience and comply with the federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. The purpose of this short survey is to collect information from the public and stakeholders to better understand the vulnerabilities within the counties as well as solicit input on ideas to mitigate, or reduce, the impacts of natural hazards before they occur again.  Please complete this survey by June 30th, 2016.

 The survey can be accessed at:


Natural Resource Management Plan 


Big Horn County, Wyoming, is soliciting proposals from consulting firms to provide professional services and the writing of a Natural Resource Management Plan for State and Federal Lands in Big Horn County. A complete copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP) may be obtained here or from Lori Smallwood, Clerk, Big Horn County, P.O. Box 31, Basin, WY 82410 (

Proposals are due by no later than 2:00pm (local time) on May 24, 2016.   CLOSED - PROPOSALS UNDER REVIEW 

Link to RFP

 Links to Work Completed To Date

Plan Draft One

Plan Draft Two 



The Big Horn County Commissioners are requesting Letters of Application for the position of County Health Officer.  A Degree of Doctor of Medicine is required for the position.  Please send the letter to Big Horn County Commissioners, P.O. Box 31, Basin, WY 82410 no later than June 17th 2016        Click here for Job Description



Appointed Board Application

Please consider serving the citizens of Big Horn County. - Click here to download current board openings.

Download application for appoinment to board or commission. 


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