Our Team

Find all the contact information you need to live and work in and around our town, including information about our Mayor and Town Council, Town Staff & Departments, and Official Committees.  The Town Government is made up of a Mayor and six Council Members. Council meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The Town has finished construction on their new City Complex. The dedication of the new complex was July 22, 1995. The building houses the Town Offices, Council Chambers, Library, and Auditorium.


Discover Cheyenne Wells

Learn more about living, learning, and growing in and around Cheyenne Wells, a small town with big city amenities located at the junction of Highways 385 and 40 in Eastern Colorado.  We have several exciting events that happen in our small town during the year. Cheyenne Wells is the host of the Cheyenne County Fair, Tumbleweed Festival, and also the PBR Enterprise Bull Riding tour, just to mention a few. If you are in the area, stop in and let us show you our small town hospitality.



Local Events

  • TELEPHONE & OLD JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, August 24, 2019

    The Mountain States Phone Museum and the Old Cheyenne Co. Jail Museum will open on May 25, 2019 and Closing Date is September 2, 2019. 

    Hour's the Museum's are open; Saturday and Sundays 1:00-4:00 P.M.

    Mountain States Phone Museum is located at 50 South 1st in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    Cheyenne Co. Old Jail Museum is located at 55 West 2nd North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    The Museum's are available to tour on off hours by calling 719-767-5865 or contact President Rosemary Lengel 970-630-0794.

  • WELLS THEATER
    Sat, August 24, 2019
    SHOW TIMES ARE:  SATURDAYS 7:30 P.M. AND SUNDAYS 6:30 P.M. 
    PLEASE LOOK FOR SPECIAL MATINEE MOVIE DATES FOR CHILDREN.

    Wells Theater opened April 2015 as a community Volunteer run theater.  The venue is available to rent for events, birthday parties, and more.  A game room was added in 2016 for the youth of the community.  The game room is also available to rent for events. 

    Wells Theater is located at; 324 West 4th North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    For more information please contact; Kara Uhland at 719-343-0048 or go to the website at 

    www.wellstheater.com






  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, August 25, 2019

    Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool is located at 435 North 2nd East. 

    For all your parties, reunions, meeting, or any event you would like to hold, the Pavilion is a wonderful venue for all occasions.  The Pavilion was built in 1998.  It has a large fireplace, picnic tables, and gas grills.  The Pavilion is attached to the swimming pool and available for pool parties.  Please call for more information and to reserve the Pavilion or swimming pool 719-767-5958

    Exercise hour: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, August 25, 2019

    Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool is located at 435 North 2nd East. 

    For all your parties, reunions, meeting, or any event you would like to hold, the Pavilion is a wonderful venue for all occasions.  The Pavilion was built in 1998.  It has a large fireplace, picnic tables, and gas grills.  The Pavilion is attached to the swimming pool and available for pool parties.  Please call for more information and to reserve the Pavilion or swimming pool 719-767-5958

    Exercise hour: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

  • CHEYENNE WELLS TOWN TEAM SOFTBALL
    Thu, August 29, 2019
    The Cheyenne Wells Co-Ed Softball will begin on May 16, 2019. 

    The Cheyenne Wells Baseball Fields are located at 530 West 6th South in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    For more information please contact; Ashley Mitchek at 719-342-5097.


  • TELEPHONE & OLD JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, August 31, 2019

    The Mountain States Phone Museum and the Old Cheyenne Co. Jail Museum will open on May 25, 2019 and Closing Date is September 2, 2019. 

    Hour's the Museum's are open; Saturday and Sundays 1:00-4:00 P.M.

    Mountain States Phone Museum is located at 50 South 1st in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    Cheyenne Co. Old Jail Museum is located at 55 West 2nd North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    The Museum's are available to tour on off hours by calling 719-767-5865 or contact President Rosemary Lengel 970-630-0794.

  • WELLS THEATER
    Sat, August 31, 2019
    SHOW TIMES ARE:  SATURDAYS 7:30 P.M. AND SUNDAYS 6:30 P.M. 
    PLEASE LOOK FOR SPECIAL MATINEE MOVIE DATES FOR CHILDREN.

    Wells Theater opened April 2015 as a community Volunteer run theater.  The venue is available to rent for events, birthday parties, and more.  A game room was added in 2016 for the youth of the community.  The game room is also available to rent for events. 

    Wells Theater is located at; 324 West 4th North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    For more information please contact; Kara Uhland at 719-343-0048 or go to the website at 

    www.wellstheater.com






  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, September 1, 2019

    Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool is located at 435 North 2nd East. 

    For all your parties, reunions, meeting, or any event you would like to hold, the Pavilion is a wonderful venue for all occasions.  The Pavilion was built in 1998.  It has a large fireplace, picnic tables, and gas grills.  The Pavilion is attached to the swimming pool and available for pool parties.  Please call for more information and to reserve the Pavilion or swimming pool 719-767-5958

    Exercise hour: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, September 1, 2019

    Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool is located at 435 North 2nd East. 

    For all your parties, reunions, meeting, or any event you would like to hold, the Pavilion is a wonderful venue for all occasions.  The Pavilion was built in 1998.  It has a large fireplace, picnic tables, and gas grills.  The Pavilion is attached to the swimming pool and available for pool parties.  Please call for more information and to reserve the Pavilion or swimming pool 719-767-5958

    Exercise hour: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

  • TELEPHONE & OLD JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, September 7, 2019

    The Mountain States Phone Museum and the Old Cheyenne Co. Jail Museum will open on May 25, 2019 and Closing Date is September 2, 2019. 

    Hour's the Museum's are open; Saturday and Sundays 1:00-4:00 P.M.

    Mountain States Phone Museum is located at 50 South 1st in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    Cheyenne Co. Old Jail Museum is located at 55 West 2nd North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    The Museum's are available to tour on off hours by calling 719-767-5865 or contact President Rosemary Lengel 970-630-0794.

  • WELLS THEATER
    Sat, September 7, 2019
    SHOW TIMES ARE:  SATURDAYS 7:30 P.M. AND SUNDAYS 6:30 P.M. 
    PLEASE LOOK FOR SPECIAL MATINEE MOVIE DATES FOR CHILDREN.

    Wells Theater opened April 2015 as a community Volunteer run theater.  The venue is available to rent for events, birthday parties, and more.  A game room was added in 2016 for the youth of the community.  The game room is also available to rent for events. 

    Wells Theater is located at; 324 West 4th North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    For more information please contact; Kara Uhland at 719-343-0048 or go to the website at 

    www.wellstheater.com






  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, September 8, 2019

    Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool is located at 435 North 2nd East. 

    For all your parties, reunions, meeting, or any event you would like to hold, the Pavilion is a wonderful venue for all occasions.  The Pavilion was built in 1998.  It has a large fireplace, picnic tables, and gas grills.  The Pavilion is attached to the swimming pool and available for pool parties.  Please call for more information and to reserve the Pavilion or swimming pool 719-767-5958

    Exercise hour: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, September 8, 2019

    Cheyenne Wells Swimming Pool is located at 435 North 2nd East. 

    For all your parties, reunions, meeting, or any event you would like to hold, the Pavilion is a wonderful venue for all occasions.  The Pavilion was built in 1998.  It has a large fireplace, picnic tables, and gas grills.  The Pavilion is attached to the swimming pool and available for pool parties.  Please call for more information and to reserve the Pavilion or swimming pool 719-767-5958

    Exercise hour: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

  • TELEPHONE & OLD JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, September 14, 2019

    The Mountain States Phone Museum and the Old Cheyenne Co. Jail Museum will open on May 25, 2019 and Closing Date is September 2, 2019. 

    Hour's the Museum's are open; Saturday and Sundays 1:00-4:00 P.M.

    Mountain States Phone Museum is located at 50 South 1st in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    Cheyenne Co. Old Jail Museum is located at 55 West 2nd North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    The Museum's are available to tour on off hours by calling 719-767-5865 or contact President Rosemary Lengel 970-630-0794.

  • WELLS THEATER
    Sat, September 14, 2019
    SHOW TIMES ARE:  SATURDAYS 7:30 P.M. AND SUNDAYS 6:30 P.M. 
    PLEASE LOOK FOR SPECIAL MATINEE MOVIE DATES FOR CHILDREN.

    Wells Theater opened April 2015 as a community Volunteer run theater.  The venue is available to rent for events, birthday parties, and more.  A game room was added in 2016 for the youth of the community.  The game room is also available to rent for events. 

    Wells Theater is located at; 324 West 4th North in Cheyenne Wells, CO. 

    For more information please contact; Kara Uhland at 719-343-0048 or go to the website at 

    www.wellstheater.com






Missing animals, or found strays please call 719-767-5865. To check on lost animal or post about missing pets please check out our Facebook group Cheyenne Wells Dog Pound found here www.facebook.com/groups/cheyennewellsdogpound. Connect through Facebook icon on bottom of page. 

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THE CCR REPORT IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW.  IT IS POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD AT CHEYENNE WELLS CITY HALL LOCATED AT 151 S 1ST.  

Cheyenne Wells residents it’s time to renew your burn permits for yard debris for 2019 at the Town Clerk’s office the cost is $10.00. 

Cheyenne Wells residents remember you are required to file a building permit for all new structures, fences, sidewalks, patios, and driveways at the Town Clerk’s office cost will depend on type of construction.

 

Every resident within city limits who operates a business out of their house or in a residential zone must apply for a Condition Use Permit to operate a business in a residential zoned area.  This is a one- time application.  Please stop by the Town Clerk’s office for more details.

 

THE NEXT REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019  AT 6:00 P.M. 



THE WATER RATES INCREASED ON JANUARY 1, 2019. INSIDE CITY RATES ARE $23.75, OUTSIDE CITY RATES ARE $47.50, LARGE CONSUMERS RATES ARE $266.44, LOCAL FRESHWATER RATES ARE $23.75, AND OUT OF AREA FRESHWATER RATES ARE $47.50. 







  

 
   

 




History of Cheyenne Wells

Cheyenne Wells got its name from the Cheyenne Indians and their water well. The original Town was located near the fork of the Smokey Hill River, which is five miles north of its present location. When it was located north, it was a regular stop for the stagecoach line from Kansas City to Denver.

The Kansas Pacific Railroad reached the Town of Cheyenne Wells on March 3, 1870. The Town had a population of 695 then. Cheyenne Wells was the division point of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1890 to 1908. The Town was incorporated on March 14, 1890. When it was incorporated it had an area of 520 acres.

Cheyenne Wells is the County seat of Cheyenne County and has a population of approximately 920. The climate and environment are very healthy. The water supply is pure and unlimited.