Rural Charm in the Heart of the Historic Wild West
Nestled into the rolling countryside at the junction of the Tongue River and the Little Tongue River, the charming town of Dayton, WY offers a relaxed rural lifestyle in the heart of the Wild West. With the stunning Big Horn Mountains rising in the distance and lush landscape all around, Dayton offers truly breathtaking views from every angle. For those seeking small-town community in the open countryside of cowboy country, look no farther than Dayton, Wyoming.
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Dayton at a Glance
Major Roads: US-14, I-90
Airport: Sheridan County
Sheridan: 30 min
Billings, MT: 1hr 45 min
Zip Code: 82836
Median Home Price: $196,700
Spotlights of Dayton
What You'll Love in Dayton
Endless Outdoor Pursuits
The opportunities for outdoor enjoyment are nearly endless. The Tongue River Cave offers unique exploration through rare cave formations, while the Scott Bicentennial Park offers sports fields and courts, walking and biking trails, and even skateboarding. And don’t forget all the Big Horn Mountains have to offer—hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, snowmobiling, skiing, sledding and more.
Dayton is served by Sheridan County School District #1, which seeks to promote individual success for all students through stellar academic, top-notch athletic, and extensive extracurricular programs. Tongue River High School is located within Dayton, and Tongue River Middle School and Tongue River Elementary School are located in neighboring Ranchester.
Rich Historic Landmarks
Step back through time to the days of the Wild West at several historic locations throughout the town. On Main Street, Keibler's Cabin and Dayton Mercantile offer a glimpse of the old days. The Dayton Bell Tower was constructed in 1911 as a fire watch tower. And the Tongue River itself was once an important mode of transportation for early logging companies.
Dayton Real Estate
Dayton Real Estate offers home buyers a variety of property types including older existing single-family ranch style homes, newer ranch homes with acreage along with large parcels of land. Ranch properties here, in and around Story, are both vast and unique offering live stock and horses plenty of room to roam. Dayton, WY single-family homes generally start in the price range of around $150k and escalate to over a $1.25 million for larger tracts of land and luxury mountain properties.
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