McKinley County

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McKinley County, New Mexico

207 W Hill Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
Phone: (505) 863-6866
Fax: (505) 863-1419
www.co.mckinley.nm.us

On the northwestern border of NM, west of Santa Fe; organized Feb 23, 1899 from Bernalillo, Valencia, and San Juan counties. Name Origin: For William McKinley (1843-1901), twenty-fifth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 5455.22 (land 5448.72; water 6.49) Population per square mile: 13.20
Population 2005: 71,918 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 74,798 (White 11.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 12.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 82.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 26.90
Income 2000: per capita $9,872; median household $25,005; Population below poverty level: 36.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,549-$16,437
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gallup County seat (19,715)

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    24 /PRNewswire/ PetroSun Exploration & Production, Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cronus Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CRON), announces the acquisition of the Cholla Tank Prospect located in McKinley County, New Mexico.
    NASDAQ: URRE) (URI), announced today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reactivated its Source Materials License to conduct in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium mining in McKinley County, New Mexico.
    27 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroSun Exploration & Production, Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cronus Corporation (OTC BULLETIN BOARD: CRON), announces the acquisition of the Red Dog Prospect located in McKINLEY County, New Mexico.
    NASDAQ: URRE) (URI) a uranium exploration, development and production company, announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Mach 8, 2010 denied the petition by the Southwest Research and Information Center and other parties for review of URI's Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) license to conduct in situ recovery (ISR) uranium mining at four locations in McKinley County, New Mexico and upheld the NRC's licensing decision in all respects.
    Peabody Energy Corporation (Saint Louis, Missouri) has placed on hold plans for a new mine-mouth 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in McKinley County, New Mexico.
    TSX VENTURE:QUI)(OTCBB:QCYE)(FRANKFURT:QIY) is pleased to announce that the company has completed a National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report covering the Section 24 portion of its Crownpoint Property, located in the Grants Uranium District of McKinley County, New Mexico.
    TSX VENTURE:STM) is pleased to announce that it has completed an independent National Instrument 43-101 technical report for its Church Rock uranium property located in the Grant's Mineral Belt in McKinley County, New Mexico.
    Quincy Energy is a US company which has acquired advanced exploration uranium projects in historical uranium mining camps in Canada and the United States, including the Crownpoint and Hosta Butte projects, located in McKinley County, New Mexico, the Hansen (Tallahassee Creek) project, located in Fremont County, Colorado, the Horse Creek project located in Natrona County, Wyoming, the Arizona Pipes project located in Mohave and Coconino Counties, Arizona and the Elliot Lake project located in Buckles Township, Ontario.
    is a US company which has acquired interests in several historic uranium properties in the United States and Canada, including the Crownpoint and Hosta Butte projects, located in McKinley County, New Mexico, the Hansen (Tallahassee Creek) project, located in Fremont County, Colorado, the Aurora project located in Malheur county, Oregon, the Horse Creek project located in Natrona County, Wyoming, the Arizona Pipes project located in Mohave and Coconino Counties, Arizona and the Elliot Lake project located in Buckles Township, Ontario.
    TSX VENTURE:STM) is pleased to announce that its Santa Fe, New Mexico, uranium mine development office has commissioned a Cultural Resource Clearance Survey of Strathmore's Church Rock in-situ uranium property in McKinley County, New Mexico.