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 WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, July 12, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Mon, July 13, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Tue, July 14, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Wed, July 15, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Thu, July 16, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Fri, July 17, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY FAIR/RODEO AND TUMBLEWEED FESTIVAL
    Sat, July 18, 2020

    The events kick off with the Smoky River Golf Tournament on July 19, 20. at the Smoky River Golf Course located at 475 North 2nd East. 


    Cheyenne County Fair/Rodeo starts Monday with the 4-H Exhibit Day and the Food and Cake Auction Awards.  All Market Livestock weigh in is Tuesday July 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

    The events will end on July 26th as the last day of the marathon softball tournament wraps up.  

    There will be a free movie sponsored by Wells Theater 3:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. located at 325 West 4th North. 

    For a full list of events please go to the Town of Cheyenne Wells Facebook page. 

    For more information please contact Jim Lengel at 970-630-9045 or email james.lengel@icloud.com.

    THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

  • CHEYENNE CO. OLD JAIL MUSEUM AND MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM
    Sat, July 18, 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 WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sat, July 18, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • SMOKEY RIVER GOLF TUMBLEWEED CALCUTTA
    Sat, July 18, 2020

    The Smoky River Golf Tumbleweed Tournament & Calcutta will be at the Golf Course Club House located at 475 North 2nd East. 

    Drinks and Appetizers start at 4:00 p.m. with the Calcutta following. 

    Tee time for the 2 man scramble is July 19, 20 at the Club House.  Call 719-767-5021 or Amy Mitchek at 719-342-0233 for more information. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY FAIR/RODEO AND TUMBLEWEED FESTIVAL
    Sun, July 19, 2020

    The events kick off with the Smoky River Golf Tournament on July 19, 20. at the Smoky River Golf Course located at 475 North 2nd East. 


    Cheyenne County Fair/Rodeo starts Monday with the 4-H Exhibit Day and the Food and Cake Auction Awards.  All Market Livestock weigh in is Tuesday July 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

    The events will end on July 26th as the last day of the marathon softball tournament wraps up.  

    There will be a free movie sponsored by Wells Theater 3:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. located at 325 West 4th North. 

    For a full list of events please go to the Town of Cheyenne Wells Facebook page. 

    For more information please contact Jim Lengel at 970-630-9045 or email james.lengel@icloud.com.

    THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

  • SMOKY RIVER GOLF TUMBLEWEED TOURNAMENT
    Sun, July 19, 2020
    Sign up & Tee time is Sunday July 19, 2020 for the 2 man scramble.  

    Sign up is at the club house or may call the Club House at 719-767-5021 or Amy Mitchek at 719-342-0233.

    You may reach Amy Mitchek at ajm.justagirl.com for more information. 



  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Sun, July 19, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY FAIR/RODEO AND TUMBLEWEED FESTIVAL
    Mon, July 20, 2020

    The events kick off with the Smoky River Golf Tournament on July 19, 20. at the Smoky River Golf Course located at 475 North 2nd East. 


    Cheyenne County Fair/Rodeo starts Monday with the 4-H Exhibit Day and the Food and Cake Auction Awards.  All Market Livestock weigh in is Tuesday July 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

    The events will end on July 26th as the last day of the marathon softball tournament wraps up.  

    There will be a free movie sponsored by Wells Theater 3:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. located at 325 West 4th North. 

    For a full list of events please go to the Town of Cheyenne Wells Facebook page. 

    For more information please contact Jim Lengel at 970-630-9045 or email james.lengel@icloud.com.

    THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

  • CHEYENNE WELLS SWIMMING POOL
    Mon, July 20, 2020

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


    The swimming pool is open Mon-Friday 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 p.m.  Adult exercise hour is 5:00-6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri. 

    Schedule your swim parties, meetings, reunions, or any events you would like to hold under the pavilion by calling 719-767-5958 or contact Dana Unruh 719-343-0881.

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,  JUNE 9, 2020 AT 6 P.M.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY-The Town of Cheyenne Wells is accepting applications for the Town Superintendent position. This position works under the supervision of the Mayor and is responsible for directing, administering, and coordinating the activities of the Town in support of policies, goals, and objectives established jointly with the Town Council by performing the duties set forth.  The applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent and experience in the field of government would be beneficial. Applicant must possess excellent communication skills and high integrity. Salary will range from $42,000 to $62,000 based on experience. Benefits to include employee Health Insurance and Retirement Plan.  Applications, job description, and questions for this position may be obtained from Town Clerk’s office located at 151 So. 1st Street, P.O. Box 125, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810, via the Town website; www.townofcheyennewells.com, or requested by email at chtcw@rebeltec.net. Position opened until filled. Please contact Cindy L. Hoffman, Town Clerk, at 719-767-5865 for more information. The Town of Cheyenne Wells reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications. The Town of Cheyenne Wells is an equal opportunity employer. No Discrimination or prejudice will be made because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, or handicap, unless related to a bonafide occupational qualification.

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.