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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 ?
    Cimarex has also completed and begun production testing of a Wolfcamp A well in Ward County, Texas.
    6 mi NE of Monahans, Ward County, Texas, 22 May 1987, two specimens (TTU 11449-11450).
    DALLAS -- Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE: RGP), ("Regency" or the "Partnership"), announced today it will build a processing facility in Ward County, Texas, to process natural gas delivered from the liquids-rich Bone Spring and Avalon Shale formations.
    The Jackson #1H is located in Ward County, Texas and is Arabella's sixth well and the first on its Jackson tract where it holds an approximately 53% working interest.
    Tubb Leasehold Estate located in the Amoco Crawar Field, Ward County, Texas.
    Tubb Leasehold Estate/Amoco Crawar field oil and gas interests, acquired in early 2011 and located in the Permian Basin and the Crawar Field, which is directly adjacent to property operated by Chevron Corporation in Ward County, Texas (12 miles southeast of Monahans and 30 miles west of Odessa in West Texas).
    OTCBB: EFIR) (the "Company") announced today that effective March 01, 2011 all agreements, documentation and compliances have been signed and the acquisition for the producing oil and gas property known as the Tubb Leasehold Estate located in the AMOCO/CRAWAR Field in Ward County, Texas is now completed and has gone effective.
    The property is located in the Permian Basin on the Crawar Field, which is directly adjacent to property operated by Chevron Corporation in Ward County, Texas (12 miles southeast of Monahans and 30 miles west of Odessa in West Texas).
    is pleased to announce that it has finalized and completed a Definitive Agreement to acquire the majority interest in a producing oil and gas property in Ward County, Texas.
    Tubb/Amoco Crawar oil and gas property which is located in the Permian Basin and Crawar Field, Ward County, Texas (12 miles west of Monahans & 30 miles west of Odessa in West Texas).
    Tubb Leasehold Estate, located in the Amoco Crawar Field, Ward County, Texas (12 miles west of Monahans and 30 miles west of Odessa).
    In Ward County, Texas, Abraxas plans to drill four shallow oil wells during the fourth quarter of 2010.