Sweetwater County

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming

PO Box 730
Green River, WY 82935
Phone: (307) 872-6400
Fax: (307) 872-6337
www.co.sweet.wy.us

On the southern border of WY; largest county in WY. Created as Carter County Dec 27, 1867 (prior to statehood) from Laramie County; name changed Dec 13, 1869. Name Origin: For the Sweetwater River, which flows through Fremont County, at that time still a part of Sweetwater County. Originally named for Judge W.A. Carter

Area (sq mi):: 10491.17 (land 10425.30; water 65.87) Population per square mile: 3.60
Population 2005: 37,975 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 -3.10% Population 2000: 37,613 (White 86.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 9.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,575; median household $46,537; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,501-$32,941
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rock Springs (18,746)
  • Green River County seat (11,807)

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    Interim service has begun on the initial 136-mile segment of the pipeline from Meeker, CO to the Wamsutter Hub in Sweetwater County, WY.