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Ward County, North Dakota

PO Box 5005
Minot, ND 58702
Phone: (701) 857-6600
Fax: (701) 857-6623

In north-central ND; organized Apr 14, 1885 (prior to statehood) from Renville County. Name Origin: For either J.P. Ward or Mark Ward (1844-1902), or both, members of the Dakota Territory legislature in 1885 when the county was formed

Area (sq mi):: 2056.25 (land 2012.88; water 43.36) Population per square mile: 27.70
Population 2005: 55,767 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.20%; 1990-2000 1.50% Population 2000: 58,795 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.80%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 32.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,926; median household $33,670; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,041-$30,100
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Minot County seat (35,149)

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    Ward County, Texas

    County Courthouse 400 S Allen St Suite 101
    Monahans, TX 79756
    Phone: (432) 943-3294
    Fax: (432) 943-6054

    In west-central TX, southwest of Odessa; organized 1891 from Tom Green County (other sources say organized Feb 26, 1887; first federal census: 1890). Name Origin: For Thomas William "Peg Leg" Ward (1807-72), soldier in the TX war of independence, mayor of Austin (1840; 1857; 1865), and U.S. consul to Panama (1840; 1853; 1865)

    Area (sq mi):: 835.74 (land 835.49; water 0.25) Population per square mile: 12.30
    Population 2005: 10,237 State rank: 165 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -16.80% Population 2000: 10,909 (White 52.20%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 42.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 15.30%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $14,393; median household $29,386; Population below poverty level: 17.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,774-$20,727
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Susan Davey, Cowpen ward county councillor, said: "We're committed to the future of all market towns in Northumberland and it's great news a top high street name is planning a big investment in the county and especially here in Cowpen.
    The Ward County Highway Department will engage the services of a prequalified engineering firm to perform construction
    The county -- which wants the paper's parking lot in order to expand its jail, on an adjacent space -- and the newspaper had been negotiating for the land for months when in November Ward County commissioners voted unanimously to seize the property.
    Lewis has represented House District 81 in West Texas, which includes Andrews County, Ward County, Winkler County and Ector County, since 2008 after defeating former state Rep.
    In order to test this hypothesis, we collected 77 salamanders using minnow traps from the flooded Agsite Pond/Swalls Lake in Ward County in northwestern North Dakota.
    More than 12,000 Ward County residents were evacuated.
    Bedlington East ward county councillor, Val Taylor, who pledged pounds 5,000 towards the Friends' mission, said: "I can understand the family being upset because it obviously doesn''t look very nice with a stake at the back but I also know that the council have a duty to make it safe.
    Ward county councillor Bob Hicks said: "We have worked with the community, including residents and traders, over a number of years to bring together a scheme that meets their aspirations and needs, while making all of these roads safer.
    Gogarth ward county councillor Margaret Lyon said: "If enough evidence is collected we may be able to apply for Stress Area status which would give the licensing authority more powers to control the way licensed premises operate.
    Above right are left to right, North Yorkshire County Council executive member for adult and library services Chris Metcalfe, Great Ayton ward county councillor Heather Moorhouse, Derek Law, meeting chairman Canon Paul Peverell, Julie Blasidale and Ron Kirk CAMPAIGN: It was standing room only at a public meeting in Christ Church Parochial Hall, Great Ayton, as it was estimated more than 500 people met to discuss the possible closure of the local library by North Yorkshire County Council Pictures by PETER REIMANN
    Ward county Councillor Robert Smith said there had been a campaign for road safety improvements a few years ago.
    Ward County is located in West Texas and is serviced by the ERCOT (Electricity Reliability Council of Texas) grid that transmits electricity exclusively in Texas.