Crowley County

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Crowley County, Colorado

631 Main St Suite 102
Ordway, CO 81063
Phone: (719) 267-4643
Fax: (719) 267-4608

In southeastern CO, east of Pueblo; organized May 29, 1911 from Otero County. Name Origin: For John H. Crowley (1849-?), state senator from Otero County when Crowley County was formed

Area (sq mi):: 800.33 (land 788.99; water 11.34) Population per square mile: 6.80
Population 2005: 5,401 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 39.80% Population 2000: 5,518 (White 66.50%; Black or African American 7.00%; Hispanic or Latino 22.50%; Asian 0.80%; Other 9.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $12,836; median household $26,803; Population below poverty level: 18.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,344-$15,646
Unemployment (2004): 8.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 4.00% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.70%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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Crowley County, high plains country of ranching and farming east of Pueblo in southern Colorado, has spent $108,000 since November -- more than a third of its annual budget -- clearing roads and bridges of tumbleweed to make sure residents and emergency vehicles can move.
Supported by the Boettcher Foundation and CDE grants, CBTR will have the opportunity to expand its reach to more school districts in southern Colorado starting in 2013-2014, including: Alamosa School District RE-11J, Center Consolidated School District 26JT, Crowley County School District RE-1J (Ordway), Durango School District 9-R, East Otero School District R-1 (La Junta), Huerfano School District RE-1 (Walsenburg), Ignacio School District 11-JT, Monte Vista School District, Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 and North Conejos School District RE-1J.
Ken Lawson, correctional officer, Crowley County Correctional Facility, Onley Springs, Colo.
Matt Heimerich, a Crowley County commissioner in Crowley County, located east of Pueblo, said eminent domain should be a tool of last resort in transmission building.
Since the physician could not find any physicians to take over her practice, she announced that the only medical practice in Crowley County would be closed.
The Daily News noted that valley officials are currently examining a potential biodiesel pilot project in the valley's Crowley County.
On Tuesday, July 20, 2004, an incident occurred at Corrections Corporation of America's (CCA) (NYSE:CXW) Crowley County Correctional Facility.
Christine Clark, Crowley County Correctional Facility, Olney Springs, Colo.
Corrections Corporation of America announced today that it has purchased the Crowley County Correctional Facility, a 1,200 bed medium security adult male prison facility located in Olney Springs, Crowley County, Colorado, from an affiliate of Reckson Associates Realty Corporation for a cash purchase price of approximately $47.
Under the agreement signed this week between CCA and the Washington Department of Corrections, CCA will manage male, medium-security inmates at the Company's owned and operated Crowley County Correctional Facility located in Olney Springs, Colorado.
Don Hutto Residential Center, Taylor, Texas, Elijah Ridgwell, Crowley County Correctional Facility, Olney Springs, Colo.
Corrections Corporation of America ("CCA") (NYSE:CXW) today announced its intention to expand by 624 beds the Crowley County Correctional Facility located in Olney Springs, Colorado.