February 12, 2018

Wheatland, Wyoming

Life in Wheatland, Wyoming, explained by people who’ve lived in Wheatland:



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*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Wheatland)


Wheatland Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Wheatland?

  • Maverick and park in summer. (Christie, 5 years)
  • Rock hunting. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • How small it is. (Halle, 16 years)
  • The ease of outdoor activities like camping, hiking, fishing, etc. (Amber, 20 years)
  • Living outside of town. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • The small town, supportive and kind atmosphere. (Jen, 30+ years)
  • Quiet. (Anonymous, N/A)

Wheatland Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Wheatland?

  • Nothing to do in the winter. (Christie, 5 years)
  • Drama and nosy people. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • There’s nothing to do. (Halle, 16 years)
  • The drama. (Amber, 20 years)
  • Some of the people are just downright rude and nosy. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • The lack of access to certain items, and resistance to change. (Jen, 30+ years)

Wheatland Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Wheatland?

  • Park or fishing. (Christie, 5 years)
  • Lil res and grey rocks. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • Bowling. (Halle, 16 years)
  • The park and pool are great, all the lakes nearby, going to the movie every weekend. (Amber, 20 years)
  • Swimming in the summer at the lakes. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • Movies, hiking trails, fishing, school sports events. (Jen, 30+ years)

Wheatland’s Reputation

What’s Wheatland known for?

  • Favoritism. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • It’s size. (Halle, 16 years)
  • The smell. (Amber, 20 years)
  • Don’t have a clue, maybe the wind. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • Small town lifestyle and good fishing spots. (Jen, 30+ years)

Wheatland Crime

What’s the crime like in Wheatland? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • There is none they get away with it all so nothing is reported. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • There is no crime. (Halle, 16 years)
  • Almost nonexistent. (Amber, 20 years)
  • It’s getting a lot worse. We never used to have crime at all. Now it’s a weekly thing it seems. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • Low crime. (Jen, 30+ years)

Wheatland Advice

Any advice for people moving to Wheatland?

  • Nice lakes and parks. (Christie, 5 years)
  • Don’t. It will make your life a living hell. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • Go to local businesses and meet people through that. (Halle, 16 years)
  • Avoid the bar scene drama. (Amber, 20 years)
  • Be prepared to drive to Cheyenne, Casper or Colorado to buy anything because stuff is way overpriced here. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • Get involved in school, church, senior, any activity groups to meet people. (Jen, 30+ years)
  • Don’t move here. (Anonymous, N/A)

Wheatland Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Wheatland (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • First big fish caught here. (Christie, 5 years)
  • Mud bog. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • I always have fun going to the lake and spending time with family. (Halle, 16 years)
  • This summer when we visited we joined in the painted rock craze and it was a blast! (Amber, 20 years)

Wheatland’s Future

How do you think Wheatland will change over the next 10 years?

  • A retirement town. (Christie, 5 years)
  • It won’t. They won’t bring anything new in. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • It will have more businesses. (Halle, 16 years)
  • Not much will change. A little more growth but it will always be the same small town. (Amber, 20 years)
  • Hopefully we will be able to bring some businesses in and spark some growth. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • Very little. (Jen, 30+ years)
  • It won’t change much. (Anonymous, N/A)

Wheatland Facts

Any other interesting facts about Wheatland?

  • Known for meth use. (Anonymous, 9 years)
  • We don’t grow wheat. (Halle, 16 years)
  • Selection of places to eat is minimal. (Theresa, 32 years)
  • They have their own criminal justice system. They make up their own rules. (Anonymous, N/A)