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In Northern Wyoming, among the Bighorn Mountains in the heart of Johnson County lies the towns of Buffalo and Kaycee. With close proximity to both Montana, Yellowstone Park, and the junction of I-25 and I-90, residents enjoy the convenience of small town western life as well as world-class outdoor beauty and recreational opportunities.

Area Assets



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).