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"...While the story is supposed to take place in northern Wyoming, the series is being filmed in Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Eagle Nest, and Red River."

Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit. 

While the story is supposed to take place in northern Wyoming, the series is being filmed in Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Eagle Nest, and Red River, New Mexico.

8 Things That You Should Know About The Show:

  1. The show is an adaption of Craig Johnson’s Longmire mystery novels.
  2. Craig Johnson is a New York Times best-selling author (A Serpent’s Tooth).
  3. Yes, it is shot in New Mexico.
  4. In 2013, a wildfire in the Valles Caldera National Preserve forced producers from the show to attend a public meeting. The blaze almost forced them to pick a different backdrop for the show’s opening scene.
  5. Wall Street Journal, on the show: "‘Longmire’ is the best of two worlds: a modern crime drama with dry wit and sometimes heart-wrenching emotion that's also got a glorious setting.”
  6. The show draws more than four million viewers for A&E and is one of the most watched scripted series for the network, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
  7. The show has completed filming of its third season which aired June 2 on A&E.
  8. It won a 2013 Western Heritage Award in the category of Fictional Television Drama.

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