Crowley County

Crowley County, Colorado

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

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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Drought-affected native range in Crowley County received late season moisture.
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.
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.
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.
Terry DeVore and Officer John Schwartz were part of a team responding to a fire in Crowley County that endangered the lives of citizens in that area.