ⓘ Frannie, Wyoming

                                     

ⓘ Frannie, Wyoming

Frannie is a town in Big Horn and Park counties in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.

In 1894, the Frannies post is opened. Postmaster Morris, the towns first postmaster, had a daughter named Frannie, and the city was named in her honor. Until 1954 the legal status of Frannie was that of an unincorporated area taking in parts of big horn and Park counties. In 1954 the city was incorporated. In Wyoming, the law of WS 15-3-101, Frannie now has the status of an incorporated town having less than 4.000 people.

The city has a mayor-Council form of government in which the ruling body consists of the Mayor and Council together. The governing body has authority over the budget, other financial issues and other important issues affecting the city. Current mayor Vance Peregoy, whose current term expires in 2018.

Frannie receives natural gas from Frannie-Deaver utilities, a privately held company in Frannie. Since 1955 the town has provided municipal drinking water. In 2000, the city installed a sewer system. The city contracts for garbage collection and fire services. Fire protection is provided by big horn fire district # 5 in Deaver, Wyoming. Police coverage is provided by a large County Sheriffs office horn.