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Ward County, North Dakota

PO Box 5005
Minot, ND 58702
Phone: (701) 857-6600
Fax: (701) 857-6623
www.co.ward.nd.us

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
    www.co.ward.tx.us

    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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The milestone took place at Basin Electric Power Cooperative's (Basin Electric) PrairieWinds 1 and Minot Wind 2 farms located in Ward County, North Dakota where RMT is the EPC contractor.
    2 /PRNewswire/ -- RMT, the leader in renewable energy development, engineering, and construction, has been awarded balance-of-plant engineering and construction work for Basin Electric Power Cooperative's (Basin Electric) PrairieWinds 1 and Minot Wind 2 farms located in Ward County, North Dakota.