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Campbell County, Wyoming is situated between the Big Horn Mountains to the west and the Black Hills to the east, in the Powder River Basin. The Basin is divided by the Powder River, which flows north into Montana where it joins the Yellowstone River.

Established in 1911, it is home to the cities of Gillette and Wright, along with the unincorporated communities of Recluse and Rozet.

The growing economy makes Campbell County a wonderful and exciting place to live. Outstanding quality of life for residents means:

  • low crime rate
  • low property tax
  • more than 250 days of sunshine
  • no traffic jams or smog
  • no state tax
  • room to expand
A crowded street parade

The region is home to numerous cafes, fine steakhouses, grills, sushi and more, and there are many stores to browse through for clothing, electronics, gifts, shoes, etc. And, if you're wild about wildlife, nearly 77,000 pronghorn call this region home, along with a multitude of mule deer, turkey, sage grouse and more wild animals.

The population in Gillette and Campbell County is steadily increasing with more than 30,000 people in the City limits and nearly 47,000 residents living in the County.

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Cultural and Recreational Opportunities

Gillette is the largest city in the County. The city boasts an art walk, bowling alleys, community art center, excellent parks, golf and disc golf courses, gyms, movie-plex, museum, recreational facilities, and the state's premier multi-use facility, CAM-PLEX, among others. There are a variety of events offered throughout the year-from rodeos to fairs to concerts and theatrical productions to hockey games and music festivals.

Wright is the second largest community in the County. The town keeps active with numerous community events, parks, the Haycreek Golf Course, and a recreation center. Panther Pond, which is well stocked with trout, crappie, catfish and bass, has a walking path around its perimeter where antelope, deer, and Canadian geese can be seen. The recreation center provides a range of youth programs and is equipped with a four-lane swimming pool, fitness areas, racquetball courts, picnic areas, playgrounds and more.

Residents in Campbell County participate in numerous outdoor activities such as BMX bike racing, boating, cycling, fishing, golfing, hiking, hunting, motocross, rock climbing, roller derby, running, skiing, snowmobiling, and water sports, among others.

Surrounding areas of attraction
Big Horn Mountains and National Forest
Black Hills National Forest
Custer State Park
Devil's Tower National Monument
Grand Tetons National Park
Keyhole State Park
Mt. Rushmore National Monument
Yellowstone National Park

Surrounding Communities
Billings, Mont., 235 miles
Buffalo, Wyo., 72 miles
• Casper, Wyo., 126 miles
Denver, Colo., 345 miles
Rapid City, SD, 140 miles
Sheridan, Wyo, 104 miles


Campbell County School District serves about 8,750 students in 24 schools; it's the third-largest in Wyoming and continues to steadily grow. District facilities include a planetarium, an aquatic center and the Science Center-Adventurarium.

The region is also home to Gillette College, part of the Northern Wyoming Community College District. The institution offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Certificates and more. The school features a Nursing School and a state-of-the-art Technical Education Center.

Additional Information

Find more information about Gillette and Wright, Wyoming at the following websites:
• Campbell County Chamber of Commerce,
• Campbell County Convention & Visitors Bureau,
• Energy Capital Economic Development,
• Campbell County Government,
• Campbell County School District,
• CAM-PLEX Multi-Event Facilities,
• City of Gillette,
• Gillette College,
• Town of Wright,

For more information on activities to do in Gillette, Wyoming, visit:
• 307 Mysteries Escape Rooms,
• Area 59,
• AVA Community Art Center,
• Basin Radio Network,
• Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Business Directory and Event Calendar
• Campbell County Convention & Visitors Bureau Event Calendar
• Campbell County Parks and Recreation,
• CAM-PLEX Multi-Event Facilities Event Calendar
• Campbell County Rockpile Museum,
• Campbell County School District Planetarium and Science Center
• Campbell County Senior Center,
• County 17 - Community News Stream,
• Donkey Creek Festival,
• Durham Bison Ranch,
• Gillette Community Theatre,
• Gillette Main Street,
• Gillette News Record,
• Gillette Theatres,
• Hands on Pottery,
• Powder River Playhouse,

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Campbell County Health is looking for positive, energetic individuals to join our outstanding healthcare team in Campbell County, Wyoming. Campbell County Health is the most comprehensive healthcare provider in the state of Wyoming. We are dedicated to excellence every day-providing you with great benefits and relocation packages, educational assistance, patient-focused resources, professional development, childcare, a vibrant community, and work/life balance. Check out all our job openings and apply online.

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