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Crook County


One of the great undiscovered areas of the Old West

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The Cities and communities of Crook County, Wyoming *

Aladdin, Alva
Carlile, Colony
Devils Tower

Pine Haven

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, neighborhoods, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

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Information & Facts about Crook County, Wyoming

Attractions & other Information - Climate - Economy - Genealogy - Geography -
Government - History - Libraries - Location - Organizations & Groups -
Other Facts & Figures - Population - Schools


Crook County Website

Crook County Courthouse
P.O. Box 368
Sundance, WY 82729
Phone: 307-283-1192

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1880 - 239
1890 - 2,338
1900 - 3,137
1910 - 6,492
1920 - 5,524
1930 - 5,333
1940 - 5,463
1950 - 4,738
1960 - 4,691
1970 - 4,535
1980 - 5,308
1990 - 5,294
2000 - 5,887
2010 - 7,083

2010 - 3 persons per square mile

Median Age:
2000 - 40.2 years

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In Northeast Wyoming near both Montana and South Dakota

Neighboring counties include:
North - Carter County, Montana
East - Lawrence County, South Dakota and Butte County, South Dakota
South - West County, Wyoming
West - Campbell County, Wyoming
Northwest - Powder River County, Montana

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Average summer temperature: 70.1 degrees F.
Average winter temperature: 17.8 degrees F.

Average Annual Precipitation: 13.94 inches

Here is a current weather page for the county.

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Other Facts and Figures:

Median Household Income:
2000 - $35,601
2009 - $49,479

Median Family Income:
2000 - $43,105

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $17,379

Housing Units:
2000 - 2,935

Median House Value:
2000 - $85,800
2009 - $159,677

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The county was created in 1875 when it was named for General George Crook of the Indian Wars. It originally included areas that are now Campbell and Weston Counties as well as Crook County. Sundance was named the county seat in 1885.

Here is a history page for Sundance, the county seat.

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Land Area - 2,860 square miles
Water Area - 12 square miles
Total Area - 2,871 square miles

Lowest point in Wyoming is in Crook County at the Belle Fourche River where it leaves the state and enters South Dakota

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US GenWeb Project page for Crook County
Genealogy Trails page for the county
Linkpendium page for Crook County

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Crook County Public Library
414 Main Street
P.O. Box 910
Sundance, WY 82729
Phone: 307-283-1006

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Crook County School District
108 N. 4th Street
P.O. Box 830
Sundance, Wyoming 82729
Phone: 307-283-2299

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Contact the Sundance Chamber of Commerce for economic information

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Organizations & Groups

Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1004
Sundance, WY 82729
Phone: 307-283-1000
Toll-free: 800-477-9340

Pine Haven Wyoming Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 243
Moorcroft (Pine Haven) Wyoming 82721
Phone: 307-629-0559

Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 932
Moorcroft, WY 82721

Hulett and Devils Tower Territory Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 421
Hulett, WY 82720

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Attractions & Other Information

Crook County Promotion Board
PO Box 6
Devils Tower, WY 82714
Phone: 307-555-5555

Devils Tower National Monument or another Devils Tower Site- the first national monument in the United States, designated by President Teddy Roosevelt.

The Bearlodge Mountains, part of the Black Hills National Forest

Crook County Fair - held each year in July-August.

Keyhole State Park - includes one of the largest lakes in Wyoming. Both summer and winter recreation are available on the lake.

Crook County Museum and Art Gallery
P.O. Box 63
309 Cleveland
Sundance, WY 82729
Phone: 307-283-3666

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