Casper, Wyoming is one of the most outstanding communities in the Rocky Mountain region. Casper has the amenities of a metro area with the convenience and accessibility of a smaller community. As the 2nd largest metropolitan area in Wyoming and located within Natrona County, Casper has diverse outdoor recreation opportunities within a 20 minute drive and the best variety of indoor recreation within a 10 minute drive. From downhill skiing to Broadway shows, Casper offers them all.
Download the 2017 Casper Guide, which is designed to give you a better idea of what Casper is all about, and help make your move to Casper as easy as possible with critical information about real estate, activities in and around the city, and dining and entertainment.
275 Days of Sunshine
With relatively low annual precipitation and a high number of days of sunshine per year, Casper is the perfect location for your business and family. Our climate is perfectly suited for the active outdoor lifestyles our residents enjoy.
Hub for Healthcare
Casper offers access to incredible regional healthcare options, from specialists in cancer treatment, orthopedics, and neurology to general family practice physicians. We have options to fit all of your healthcare needs.
Plenty of Play
Casper is one of the most affordable communities in the state, with plenty of recreation opportunities for your free time. From family friendly pools to world-renowned golf courses to adventure activities such as hiking, skiing, and snowmobiling.
Casper and Natrona County enjoy a central location in the heart of the Great State of Wyoming and acts as the business hub for the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Our central location allows superb access to worldwide markets:
- Through Wyoming’s only International Airport
- Via enhanced freight routes along I-25
- With the superior rail yard, routes & service of BNSF
- With a new transload facility
- With unsurpassed telecommunications capabilities
The ability to get your goods and services to more markets makes your business more efficient, and more profitable. Casper is the heart of Wyoming business. As one of the fastest growing economic centers in the western United States, it is known for its pro-business attitude and pro-industry growth. This makes Casper the profit center of the American West. Its location and business community drives the need for FedEx and UPS to service a regional hub out of the Casper/Natrona County International Airport. Daily flights are offered to Denver, Minneapolis, and Salt Lake City. Flights to Las Vegas are offered twice a week.
- Founded: The first settlement occurred in the Casper area in the late 19th century. Natrona County was created by the legislature of the Wyoming Territory on March 9, 1888.
- Size: 5,376 square miles, of which 5,340 square miles is land and 36 square miles is water.
Persons per square mile:
Natrona County – 14.0
Casper – 5.9
- Mean Travel Time to Work: 17.7 minutes
Form of Government
Natrona County – Commissioners
City of Casper – Council/Manager