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Facts About Sheridan
The city was named after General Philip Sheridan, Union cavalry leader in the American Civil War.
Sheridan is located at 44°47′48″N 106°57′32″W (44.796720, −106.958970).
Sheridan has a total area of 10.95 square miles, of which, 10.93 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles is water.
The average low temperature is 31 degrees F and The average high temperature is 58 degrees F.
The CEO of Best Buy, Brad Anderson, is a Sheridan native.
Sheridan is the county seat of Sheridan County, which was organized in 1888
The Sheridan Inn, which is a National Historic Landmark, was established in May 1893.
Sheridan is the hometown of John B. Kendrick, the Governor of Wyoming from 1915 to 1917; Jim Benepe, who won the 1988 Beatrice Western Open; and Brad Anderson, the CEO of Best Buy.
Sheridan is the headquarters of the Bighorn National Forest, and tourism is an economic asset.
An annual festival WYO Rodeo is held in Sheridan since 1931.