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QUICK FACTS

Modern Wyoming is wildlife and wild lands. Located in the Rocky Mountain section of the western United States, Wyoming has the second highest mean elevation in the country (6,700 feet above sea level). The climate is semi-arid, but due to its elevation, Wyoming is also relatively cool.

Founded by Colonel William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the Yellowstone/Cody Country area is officially Park County, Wyoming, gateway to Yellowstone National Park. We live and breathe the spectacular beauty of the area every day. Here are some key facts in a nutshell that might help you plan your next adventure.

Climate

Every year, there are Approximately

300 days of
sunshine

Temperature

July (high: 90s; low 60s)

72F

Average

January (high 30s; low teens)

24F

Precipitation

Average annual rain

9.4 Inches

Average annual snow

24.2 Inches

Population

Park County

29227

Cody

9,833

Powell

6,476

Meeteese

332

Topography: Elevations

Cody

5,095
Feet

Meeteetse

5,897
Feet

Powell

4,365
Feet

Accommodations

Cody

  • 26 Motels
  • 8 Bed & Breakfasts
  • 145 Guest Houses
  • 5 Guest/Dude Ranches
  • 47 Restaurants
  • 7 RV Parks

Powell

  • 5 Motels
  • 1 Campground
  • 12 Restaurants

East
Yellowstone
Valley

  • 12 Guest/Dude Ranches
  • 9 Restaurants
  • 12 Guest Houses
  • 4 Motels
  • 2 RV Parks

Meeteetse

  • 2 Motels
  • 1 Bed & Breakfasts
  • 2 RV Parks
  • 2 Restaurants

Yellowstone
National Park

  • 9 Hotels/Lodges
  • 5 Restaurants
  • 1 RV Park
  • 4 Campgrounds