10 Interesting Facts About Cody, Wyoming

Facts About Cody, Wyoming

Facts About Cody

  1. Cody is named after Colonel William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody for his part in the founding of Cody in 1896.
  2. Cody is a city in Northwest Wyoming and the county seat of Park County, Wyoming, United States.
  3. Cody is located at 44°31′24″N 109°3′26″W (44.523244, −109.057109).
  4. The city has a total area of 10.43 square miles, of which 10.20 square miles is land and 0.23 square miles is water.
  5. Cody’s elevation is approximately 5016 ft above sea level. The main part of the city is split across three levels, separated by about 60 feet.
  6. The wettest calendar year has been 1991 with 16.04 inches and the driest 1956 with 3.58 inches.
  7. The estimated population of Cody is 9,764, as of 2019.
  8. Cody is twinned with the following Sister city Lanchkhuti, Georgia
  9. Cody is surrounded by the Absaroka, Bridger, Owl Creek and Big Horn Mountains.
  10. Buffalo Bill first went through this area in the 1870’s and was so impressed with the future development possibilities that he returned in the early 1890’s with some friends and founded the city.


Facts About Cody, Wyoming
Facts About Cody, Wyoming