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

  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, September 26, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, October 3, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, October 10, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, October 17, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, October 24, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, October 31, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, November 7, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • UNITED METHODIST BAZAAR
    Sat, November 14, 2020
    The United Methodist Bazaar offers a soup luncheon, crafts for sale and an opportunity to come out and visit with friends while looking for Christmas gifts. 

    Hope to see you there!

    For more information please contact Myka Ryser at 719-340-1000. 

  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, November 14, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, November 21, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, November 28, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, December 5, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • UNITED METHODIST ORNAMENT EXCHANGE
    Sun, December 6, 2020
    Come join the fun at the Ornament exchange! There is a meal served along with wonderful entertainment, all that is requested is that you bring an ornament to exchange at the end of the program.

    Please call Myka Ryser for more information.  719-340-1000. 

  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, December 12, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, December 19, 2020

    The Cheyenne County Old Jail Museum and the Mountain States Telegraph Museums will open May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) and Close September 6, 2020 (Labor Day).

    The Museum's are open 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday's and Sunday's.  

    Cost for out of County visitors is $5.00.

    Please call 719-767-5865 for assistance scheduling a time to visit the museum during closed hours. 


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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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 TOWN OF CHEYENNE WELLS NEXT REGULAR TOWN MEETING WILL BE TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 AT 6 P.M.

TOWN OF CHEYENNE WELLS
POSITIONS OPEN FOR APPOINTMENT

The Town of Cheyenne Wells Town Council is seeking an appointment for two Town Trustee positions. Qualifications for this appointment are: individual must be 18 years of age, registered voter, and live within the city limits. The appointments will remain on the Town Council until April of 2022.

If you are interested in working with the Council for the Town of Cheyenne Wells please submit a letter of interest to Cindy L. Hoffman, Town Clerk P.O. Box 125, 151 So. 1st Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810 or call at 767-5865 if you have any questions concerning the position.

                                           






   

 
   

 




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.