NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center

Webcam in LEADS’ North Range Business Park

View an amazing video showing what the NWSC Supercomputer in Cheyenne can do!

NWSC_logoThe NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) provides advanced computing services to scientists studying a broad range of disciplines, including weather, climate, oceanography, air pollution, space weather, computational science, energy production, and carbon sequestration. It also houses a landmark data storage and archival facility that will hold, among other scientific data, unique historical climate records.


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Cheyenne Population within City limits

MSA Population

Proximity to major population centers:
45 mi south (Ft. Collins & Greeley, CO)
90 mi south (Metro Denver & Boulder, CO)

Excellent two year Community College in Cheyenne
Three universities in Cheyenne commute zone (50 mi)
Student population of over 55,000

Unemployment Rate


6,100 ft

Sewer Rates for All Users
Per 1,000 gallons: $3.91(2014), $3.74(2013)

Tax Rates
Personal Income 0%
Corporate Income 0%
Sales Tax 6% (State 4% – County 2%)

Water Rates for Commercial/Industrial Users
Per 1,000 gallons: $4.28 (2014) , $4.14(2013)

Recent Locations to Cheyenne
National Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputing Center
Microsoft Data Center
Wal-Mart Regional Distribution Center
Searing Industries

Shovel Ready Sites:
North Range Business Park – West Interstate 80
PUD with Technology Emphasis
Cheyenne Business Parkway – East Interstate 80
Heavy Industrial
Swan Ranch – South Interstate 25
PUD with Industrial Emphasis (rail)
Niobrara Energy Park
Light Industrial
Campstool Business Park
Heavy Industrial

Workforce Development Training
Up to $4,000 per year for new position
Up to $2,000 per year for existing employees

LEADS Assisted Business

sierra-gray“Cheyenne’s financial community was more supportive and responsive than any other we found in the Western states. We custom-built our facility for less than it cost to rent a facility in Nevada. In addition, our business survives on quality transportation. Our Cheyenne location allows Sierra Trading Post to enjoy a 20% savings in overall shipping charges with first-rate transportation resources.”

Keith Richardson, President Sierra Trading Post, Formerly of Nevada

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