Goshen County

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Goshen County, Wyoming

2125 E 'A' St PO Box 160
Torrington, WY 82240
Phone: (307) 532-4051
Fax: (307) 532-7375

On the southeastern border of WY, northeast of Cheyenne; created Feb 9, 1911 from Platte and Laramie counties. Name Origin: For Goshen Hole Valley, which was probably named for the Biblical Egyptian home of the Israelites before the Exodus; generally interpreted as 'land of abundance or plenty.'

Area (sq mi):: 2232.16 (land 2225.32; water 6.84) Population per square mile: 5.50
Population 2005: 12,243 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 1.30% Population 2000: 12,538 (White 89.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,965; median household $32,228; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,561-$25,786
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A jet pump was installed this past weekend on the Defender US33 #2-29H well in Goshen County, WY and is now up and running.
ATLANTA, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weather Channel (TWC) today broadcast and streamed online live footage of a super cell tornado in Goshen County, WY.
A jet pump is currently being installed on the Defender US33 #2-29H well in Goshen County, WY to alleviate gas locking and sanding issues that were experienced with the traditional sucker rod pump that has been on the well since inception.
Spirit of America US34 #1-29, Goshen County, WY (SSN 100% working interest)
The State 24-63 #10-1H well is located in Township 24N, Range 63W, Section 10 in Goshen County, WY.
The Defender US 33 #2-29H well is located in Township 25N, Range 63W, Section 29 in Goshen County, WY.
Acquisition of Samson's North Platte proprietary 3-D seismic survey commenced November 19th near the town of Lingle in Goshen County, WY.