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

  • Wells Theater
    Sat, March 31, 2018

    Show times are Saturday 7:30 p.m.  Sundays 6:30 p.m.

    Wells Theater is located at the old Cheyenne Wells High School building.

    To check movies showing and show times go to www.wellstheater.com, and wells theater on Facebook.

    Venue is available to rent please contact Kara Uhland at 719-343-0048 for more information.  


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Cheyenne Wells residents it’s time to renew your burn permits for yard debris for 2018 at the Town Clerk’s office the cost is $10.00. 

Cheyenne Wells residents remember you are required to file a building permit for all new structures, fences, sidewalks, patios, and driveways at the Town Clerk’s office cost will depend on type of construction.


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.




Town of Cheyenne Wells Notice of Regular Municipal Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Regular Municipal Election will be held by the Town of Cheyenne Wells, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the sole polling place: Cheyenne Wells City Complex Auditorium at 151 South 1st , Cheyenne Wells, Colorado 80810.

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. THERE WILL BE NO MAIL OUT BALLOT. 

Absentee Ballots are available upon application at the City Clerk’s Office from 90 days prior to election day until Friday, March 30, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Every person who has attained the age of eighteen years, is a citizen of the United States, and has resided in the Municipal Election precinct for thirty-two days immediately preceding the election is eligible to vote, if registered according to the law.

TRUSTEES (Three-4-year terms) Vote no more than three.

Monica Wendt
Erica Kern
Rayetta J. Addy
Marion Henderson
George Unruh
Saundra Roberts

If you have questions concerning the election please call 767-5865.

Town of Cheyenne Wells
Cindy L. Hoffman
Town Clerk/Treasurer





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.