The Buffalo and Johnson County community has a number of attractive assets for new business and industry, including:

  • Strong investment in infrastructure, including water and sewage treatment.  Considerable excess sewage treatment capacity exists.
  • Abundant and relatively inexpensive electric power.
  • Broadband telecommunications capacity.
  • Location on the intersection of a major east-west Interstate Highway (I-90) and north-south Interstate Highway (I-25), and U.S. Highway 16 that provides access through the Big Horn Mountains to the west.
  • One of the higher unemployment rates in the State, indicating an availability of workers.
  • Sheridan College in Johnson County community college with an extension campus in downtown Buffalo.
  • An attractive quality of place with numerous recreational and lifestyle amenities.  Downtown Buffalo is a particularly attractive asset for a community of this size.
  • A business friendly tax and regulatory environment.
  • Good hotel accommodations and restaurants.
  • A professional economic development organization (JOCO First).