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 COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, June 24, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, July 1, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, July 8, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • ANNUAL TUMBLEWEED FESTIVAL
    Sat, July 15, 2017

    The Annual Clark Osborn Softball Tournament on July 15-16, 2017.  The Calcutta will be on July 14, 2017 at the Gap beginning at 6:30 p.m. come by and bid on a team.  

    Cheyenne Wells Annual Tumbleweed Festival offers fun games on the Courthouse lawn from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  

    Free Breakfast at the Cheyenne Wells Firehouse sponsored by the Eastern Colorado Bank. Free Hot Dog Lunch sponsored by the Town of Cheyenne Wells, Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry sponsored by the Cheyenne Wells Fire Department.  

    The Mr. & Miss Tumbleweed Pageant will begin on the Courthouse steps at 9:00 a.m. 

    The Smoky Rivers Golf Club Annual 2 Man Scramble will be on July 16, 2017. 

    COME JOIN THE FUN!!!!

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, July 15, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • Smoky River Golf Course Tumbleweed Calcutta
    Sat, July 15, 2017

    2 Man Scramble Calcutta is tentatively set for 7:00 p.m. 

    come and buy a team.  

  • SMOKY RIVER GOLF 2 MAN SCRAMBLE
    Sun, July 16, 2017
    First team tee time beginning at 7:00 a.m. with the last team teeing off at 11:00 a.m.  

    For more information please call 719-767-5021.

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, July 22, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, July 29, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, August 5, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, August 12, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, August 19, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, August 26, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY TELEPHONE & JAIL MUSEUMS
    Sat, September 2, 2017

    The Phone Museum Commemorates the era of the first radio wave telephone system in the country. The museum features a 1920's original phone booth, switchboard and other artifacts. 

    The Jail museum was designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S Roeschlaub. The Jail was originally brick but covered in stucco in 1965. The museum has many interesting artifacts, come and discover the old west history. 

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM DOES NOT HAVE SCHEDULED HOURS MON-FRI. PLEASE CALL 719-767-5865 OR 719-767-5491 TO SCHEDULE A TOUR ON MON-FRI. 

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THE NEXT REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017 AT 6 P.M.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Public notice is hereby given that the Town of Cheyenne Wells Board of Trustees has received an application for an Animal Permit from Erica & Anthony Kern for chickens at 250 East 7 North. The Town Council will consider this application on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6:10 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Cheyenne Wells City Complex, 151 South 1st, Cheyenne Wells, CO  80810.  If anyone has comments for or against the proposed use, they may state them at that time.  If you are unable to attend you may send your comments in writing to the Town of Cheyenne Wells Kern Hearing, P.O. Box 125, Cheyenne Wells, CO  80810 or email chtcw@rebeltec.net
Cindy L. Hoffman, Town Clerk/Treasurer
Town of Cheyenne Wells

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PURSUANT TO THE LIQUOR LAWS OF COLORADO, The Knights of Columbus requested the Town of Cheyenne Wells to grant a Special Events Permit for July 14, 2017.  Hearing for the application will be held before the Local Licensing Authority of the Town of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado at 6:00 p.m., or soon thereafter as may be heard, on June 14, 2017, in the Council Chambers of the Town of Cheyenne Wells, 151 South 1st Street, Cheyenne Wells, CO  80810.  At the same time and place, any interested persons may appear to be heard for or against the granting of this permit.
BY THE OFFICE OF THE LOCAL LICENSING AUTHORITY
Town of Cheyenne Wells
Cindy L. Hoffman
Town Clerk/Treasurer

BEGINNING IN MARCH & RUNNING THROUGH JUNE 2017 THE TOWN OF CHEYENNE WELLS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  WILL BEGIN THE CURB & GUTTER AND SIDEWALK PROJECTS OF THE U.S. HIGHWAY 385-PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT.  THE PROJECT WILL BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH 3rd STREET & HWY 385 AND GO TO SOUTH 2nd STREET.  WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OUR CITIZENS FOR THEIR PATIENTS AND COOPERATION WHILE THE IMPROVEMENT WORK TAKE PLACE.  PLEASE CALL WITH ANY QUESTIONS 719-767-5865 

THE CURRENT TOWN OF CHEYENNE WELLS/CDOT HWY, 385 PROJECT HAS BEEN DELAYED DUE TO CDOT AUTHORIZATION TESTING AND WILL CONTINUE AS SOON AS APPROVAL IS MET.  SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE TO OUR PATRONS.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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.