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The Ranch is located 5.4 miles from the center of Downtown Chadron. From the intersection of Highway 385 and Highway 20, drive south on Highway 385 for 2.0 miles.  Turn west on Country Club Rd and follow for 2.1 miles, turn right on Buttermilk Rd and follow for 0.5mi to the private drive heading outh to the entrance to the Ranch.

The JM Ranch is conveniently located 9.5 miles from Chadron Municipal Airport which offers daily flights to Denver International Airport and Rapid City Regional Airport.

  • Rapid City, SD  ~106mi

  • Cheyenne, WY  ~202mi

  • Casper, WY  ~187mi

  • Denver, CO  ~294mi

  • Scottsbluff, NE  ~97mi

  • North Platte, NE  ~216mi

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Chadron at a Glance

Chadron is a friendly community and home to Chadron State College with a population of approximately 5,851. What began in 1885 as a few wooden shacks and dirt roads has evolved into a 21st Century economic leader in the Nebraska Panhandle. Chadron boasts one of the three state colleges, beautiful city parks, a recently designated Commercial Historic District, four public schools (one primary, one intermediate, one middle and one high school), modern medical facilities, great housing opportunities and low taxes. There is an FAA-approved Title 139, public airport. Chadron is conveniently located 100 miles south of Interstate 90, and approximately the same distance north of Interstate 80 on U.S. Highway 385. Recreational opportunities are varied and unique, and the climate is generally moderate.

Climate & Elevation

The elevation at the ranch ranges from 3500’ to 3920’ above sea level. Chadron, Nebraska gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. Chadron averages 46 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year. On average, there are 229 sunny days per year in Chadron. The US average is 205 sunny days.

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