In Buffalo, you’ll find the laid-back charm of a true Western community. Buffalo is nestled at the base of the Big Horn Mountains. It is known as a a fantastic place to visit or put down roots. The school system is second to none, there’s always something in town to do and everywhere you turn, there’s the opportunity for all-season outdoor recreation.
Since being founded in 1879, Buffalo has seen its share of historic personalities: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, “Buffalo Bill” Cody, Tom Horn, Calamity Jane, Teddy Roosevelt and Owen Wister sought out a cozy bed and a strong drink in town. Historic sites like Fort Phil Kearney, Hole-In-The-Wall and the TA Ranch, home to the climactic end of the Johnson County Cattle Wars, are all within short driving distance. The rich history, mixed with quaint shops, great restaurants and friendly folk, make Buffalo a place to spend some quality time.
Buffalo is adjacent to I-90 and is the county seat of Johnson County. It is a big ranching area. It is home to Johnson County Health Care Center, which is one of the largest employers in the county. It is also home to Johnson County Airport. It is part of the Northern Wyoming Community College District.