Northwest College

Big Horn Basin Map

Otto, WY

Quick Facts
  • Elevation 4160
  • Population 50
  • Otto was named after Otto Franc, who founded the Pitchfork Ranch west of Meeteetsee.
  • When the first election was held to choose the county seat of Big Horn County, Otto was locked in a tight race with Basin. Cody, which was then in Big Horn County, entered the race at the last moment. Cody split the Burlington vote, and the county seat went to Basin.
Otto, WY photo
Otto, WY photo