Big Horn County


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Big Horn County, Wyoming

420 W 'C' St
Basin, WY 82410
Phone: (307) 568-2357
Fax: (307) 568-9375
www.bighorncountywy.gov

On the central northern border of WY; organized 1896 from Fremont and Johnson counties. Name Origin: For the Big Horn River, which traverses the county, and the Big Horn Mountains, which form its eastern border; both are named for the bighorn sheep in the area

Area (sq mi):: 3158.96 (land 3136.99; water 21.97) Population per square mile: 3.60
Population 2005: 11,333 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 11,461 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 6.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,086; median household $32,682; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,640-$24,082
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Big Horn County, Montana

121 W 3rd St
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: (406) 665-9735
Fax: (406) 665-9738

On the central southern border of MT, south of Billings; organized Jan 13, 1913 from Rosebud and Yellowstone counties. Name Origin: For the Big Horn and Little Big Horn rivers that flow through it; the rivers named for the great droves of bighorn sheep on the hillsides

Area (sq mi):: 5014.65 (land 4994.81; water 19.84) Population per square mile: 2.60
Population 2005: 13,149 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 11.80% Population 2000: 12,671 (White 35.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 63.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 29.80
Income 2000: per capita $10,792; median household $27,684; Population below poverty level: 29.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,940-$17,063
Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.80% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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was the highest bidder, paying a total of $85,660 for a lease on a 600-acre parcel in Big Horn County in southeastern Montana.
Today, it serves 24,000 members living in Yellowstone, Musselshell, Golden Valley, Sweetgrass, Stillwater and Treasure counties, plus Carbon and Big Horn County along the Wyoming state line, and Park County in Wyoming.
Big Horn County members approved the merger by the required two-thirds majority at a November meeting.
Former Big Horn County Commissioner Ray Peterson was chosen to fill the seat.
The Big Horn County Senior Citizens bus makes a trip from Hardin to Billings, Montana, the third Tuesday of each month for doctors' appointments and shopping.
Today, Boggess directs Hardin's Big Horn County Historical Museum, which is a busy place this time of year.
The judge, a Reagan appointee visiting Montana from Los Angeles, ruled in June that Big Horn County must dismantle its at-large voting system.
The Woody Creek Prospect is located in Township 3 South, Range 31 East, Big Horn County, Montana.
9 million road resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation project on WYO 32 between Lovell and Emblem in Big Horn County.
if a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision is upheld, the state of Montana and Big Horn County, Mont.
Litigation filed by the Crow Indian tribe against the state and Big Horn County in 1978 remains open.
7 million contract for retaining wall work in Shell Canyon in Big Horn County.