Introduction to Sheridan, Wyoming
Sheridan is the county seat of Sheridan County, which was organized in 1888. The city is named in honor of General Philip H. Sheridan, the Union cavalry leader who served during the American Civil War. The Sheridan Inn, which is a National Historical Landmark, was established in May, 1893. Sheridan is the hometown of John B. Kendrick, the Governor of Wyoming from 1915 - 1917; Jim Benepe, who won the 1988 Beatrice Western Open; and Brad Anderson, the CEO of Best Buy.
Sheridan and nearby Attractions
- Sheridan Inn National Historical Landmark
- Bradford Brinton Memorial Museum
- Tongue River Reservoir State Park
- Trail End State Historic Site
- Rosebud Battlefield State Park
Things To Do In Sheridan
The Bradford Brinton Memorial Museum and the Trail End State Historic Site provides insight into the history of Bradford. The Bighorn National Forest is nearby as well. Local golf courses include Powder Horn, the Kendrick Golf Course, Sheridan Country Club and the Buffalo Golf Club. The city hosts the Big West Arts Festival, Don King Days, the Sheridan County Fair, Celebrate the Arts, the Sagebrush Cowboy Gathering, and the Sheridan County Rodeo annually.
Sheridan County Airport is nearby.
Sheridan Higher Education
The city is home to Sheridan College. Montana State University-Billings, Black Hills State University and Casper College are all nearby as well.