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Originally, Johnson County was named Pease County honoring Dr. E. Pease. It included what is now Sheridan, Big Horn, Washakie and Hot Springs Counties as well as the current Johnson County. In 1879, they changed the name to Johnson County to honor a Cheyenne attorney, E. P. Johnson. It was not officially organized, however, until 1881. The county seat is Buffalo located in the north central part of the county.

Official Homepage for Johnson County - http://www.johnsoncountywyoming.org/

Johnson County Courthouse

76 North Main St.

Buffalo, Wyoming 82834


email: commissioners@johnsoncowy.us

Clerk - 1-307-684-7272

Johnson County Photos Johnson County Photo Album
Maps Johnson County Map - 1888

Wyoming Map 1890

Wyoming Map 1920

Schools Johnson County High School Yearbook - 1926

Johnson County High School Yearbook - 1927

Johnson County High School Class Reunion Photo

History Under construction
Towns in Johnson County Johnson County Towns
Johnson County Query Board Query Board  - brand new, under construction - needs queries
Military Wyoming Veterans

U.S. Army Posts in Wyoming

Wyoming Veterans Roll of Honor



Johnson County GenWeb Rootsweb Resources

Mailing List:

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Johnson County Resources listed at Rootsweb

Wyoming State Archives
Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002

Phone: (307) 777-7826


Query Boards

Ancestry.com Johnson County Board

CousinConnect.com - Johnson County Genealogy Queries


Johnson County War - Wyoming Tales and Trails

History of Johnson County - e-referenceDesk

Major Walcott's List - Guns used by the Johnson County War Invaders - includes a list of the men's names as well.

Ghosttowns of Wyoming

National Register of Historical Places

Community Links

Johnson County Fair and Rodeo

Buffalo Wyoming Chamber of Commerce

Kaycee Wyoming Chamber of Commerce

Big Horn Mountain Festival

Registered Sex Offenders of Wyoming - search by county or name

Maps off site

1895 Johnson County - by Pam Rietsch

Libraries and Museums

Johnson County Library

171 Adams, Buffalo, WY 82834
307-684-5546 and 800-661-7071

Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

P.O. Box 596

100 Fort St.
Buffalo, WY 82834



School District One

Travel and Sports

Arcadian Outdoor Guide to Johnson County

Sports Lure Travel Adventures in Johnson County

Johnson County Websites

Billycreek Traders



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Page created January 23, 2006 by Mary Thompson Saban. Perpetual Copyright 2006. Page last updated 01/18/2014.

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