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Explore Big Horn County, WY


Experience Big Horn County, WY


Engage Big Horn County, WY

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:


Big Horn County Public Health Seeking Community Members 

Big Horn County Public Health is seeking Community members to participate as part of the Big Horn County Health Needs Assessment Team

See Flyer for more information 


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