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Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, Union cavalry leader in the Civil War.
The latitude of Sheridan is 44.797N. The longitude is -106.955W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,743 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,016.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sheridan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sheridan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82801 ZIP code.
24% of Sheridan residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sheridan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sheridan was $18,500, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Sheridan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Sheridan include Sheridan Main Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Sheridan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $362. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.
Libraries in Sheridan include Sheridan County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sheridan include Sheridan Press
TV stations in Sheridan include KSGW, KSWY.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KSUW.
Sheridan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sheridan political report.
The average commute time for Sheridan workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sheridan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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