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Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. The 2010 census put the population at 17,444 and a Micropolitan Statistical Area of 29,116. It is the county seat of Sheridan County.HistoryThe city was named after General Philip Sheridan, Union cavalry leader in the American Civil War. Travel book information describe Sheridan at the scene of many fierce battles between US Cavalry and the Sioux, Cheyenne and Crow Indian tribes.Geography and climateSheridan is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.95sqmi, of which, 10.93sqmi is land and 0.02sqmi is water.ClimateSheridan experiences a semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk), with cold, dry winters and hot, wet summers, though Summers in recent years have been trending more dry.EconomyLike many towns in the western United States, Sheridan's early industries included cattle ranching, logging, coal mining, railroading, agriculture, and small factories including a flour mill, brewery, and sugarbeet refinery. Residents today find employment in many fields including nearby coal mines; education; coal bed methane extraction; health care; retailing; banking; law firms; city, county, and state government; National Forest; home construction; and a large number of small businesses; farming; and ranching.Sheridan is in Wyoming (WY). Our United States online day trip planner allows you to schedule your trip to Sheridan, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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