I freely admit that I am one of those people who loves obscure and not-so-obscure facts, statistics and observations. For me it’s fun to sit around and talk about items like who played Clint Reno in Love Me Tender or Dr. John Carpenter in Change of Habit. (Hint: It was Elvis Presley, and these were his first and final movie roles.)
While pop culture is always fertile ground for lighthearted discussions, I also like to look at subjects from a numbers perspective. Here are some items about Cody Yellowstone that I find fascinating.
6,967. Park County Wyoming covers 6,967 square miles. That is a big chunk of land, almost 15 times the size of all five boroughs of New York City.
30,000. We have less than 30,000 residents in our county. The Big Apple, on the other hand, has around 8.5 million.
4.1. There are just over four residents per square mile in Cody Yellowstone.
53. More than half – 53 percent – of Yellowstone National Park is located in Park County.
3. In our vast county are just three municipalities – Cody, Powell and Meeteetse.
5. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is comprised of five museums: Buffalo Bill Read More