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

  • THE EASTERN COLORADO HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S
    Mon, December 31, 2018

    The Eastern Colorado Historical Society's 

    AULD LANG SYNE CAJUN BOIL AND SILENT DESSERT AUCTION

    DECEMBER 31, 2018 AT 6:00 P.M.

    AT THE CHEYENNE COUNTY COMMUNITY BUILDING 

    Purchase of advanced tickets recommended

    Upon availability, tickets at the door: $50.00 per person

    Tickets are available from an Eastern Colorado Historical Society member, at the Range Ledger, and the Town of Cheyenne Wells. 

    Members selling tickets: 

    Rayetta Addy, Sherry LeFlore, Susanne Debus, Sharon Hevner, Rose Galli, Rosemary Lengel, Nancy Bogenhagen, Sherrie Nestor, Mike Terpening, Linda Roth, Carmen Halde, Karen Pelton, Carleton Pelton, Debbie Knudsen, Cassie Pelton Turner. 

    For more information, contact:

    Rosemary Lengel @ 970-630-0794 or Rayetta Addy @ 719-342-5491

    All proceeds will help the Eastern Colorado Historical Society with museum renovations 

    TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED PRIOR TO DECEMBER 20TH 

    BEER MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. 



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Cheyenne Wells residents it’s time to renew your burn permits for yard debris for 2018 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 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018  AT 6:00 P.M. 

 




  

    

 




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.