Natrona County

Natrona County, Wyoming

200 N Center St
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: (307) 235-9210
Fax: (307) 235-9367

In east-central WY; created Mar 9, 1888 (prior to statehood) from Carbon County. Name Origin: For the mineral natron, or trona, a sodium carbonate, found in the area

Area (sq mi):: 5375.72 (land 5339.88; water 35.83) Population per square mile: 13.10
Population 2005: 69,799 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 66,533 (White 91.70%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,913; median household $36,619; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,905-$35,599
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Casper County seat (51,240)

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    The funding for this project will come from the Natrona County Roads Division.
    The fire that broke out on Saturday evening in a brush pile at a landfill north of Wyoming's second largest city of Casper has charred 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of grasslands and trees and led to the evacuation of more than 300 residents, said Bob Fawcett, fire marshal with the Natrona County Fire Protection District.
    Wyoming, like Montana, seems to harbor whitetails from border to border, with recent B&C entries showing up in places as widely scattered as Fremont County in west-central Wyoming, Natrona County in the center of the state, Goshen County in the southeastern portion of the state and Carbon County in south-central Wyoming.
    A consulting firm conducted three fiscal impact analyses for rural areas in the Intermountain West: Beaverhead County, Montana', Gallatin County, Montana; and Natrona County, Wyoming.
    Upon his arrival at Casper College in June of 2004, Nolte became involved ill both state and local organizations including the Casper Area Economic Development Alliance, the College President's Council, the Wyoming Public Television Advisory Board, the Wyoming Work Force Development Council, the Wyoming Community College Commission Executive Council, the Rotary Club of Casper and the Natrona County United Way Board.
    An active political force in Wyoming since 1983, Behren has served as Mayor of Casper, Wyoming, Natrona County Commissioner and Natrona County State Representative and demonstrated political activity that promotes the nursing profession in both political and health care arenas.
    Last year, he combined his dedication to education and to the cause of the unborn to help over 30 pro-life Natrona County high school graduates attend college.
    Zimmerman practiced clinical medicine in an urgent care clinic, and served as the Medical Director of the Natrona County Detention Center in Casper, Wyoming.
    Population B was composed of 196 blood donors at United Blood Services (UBS), Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming.
    Together, the council members came up with the following definition: "Youth Empowerment Council is a group of students from each upper-level school in Natrona County gathering and putting into action the ideas of students; youth working together with the power and resources to make a difference; a new voice in the community.