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Weld County, Colorado

PO Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632
Phone: (970) 336-7204
Fax: (970) 352-0242

On central northern border of CO, east of Fort Collins; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861, (prior to statehood). A portion of the county was used to create Broomfield County on November 15, 2001. Name Origin: For Lewis Ledyard Weld, first Secretary of the CO Territory

Area (sq mi):: 4021.56 (land 3992.45; water 29.11) Population per square mile: 57.30
Population 2005: 228,943 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 26.50%; 1990-2000 37.30% Population 2000: 180,936 (White 70.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 27.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 9.30%. Median age: 30.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,957; median household $42,321; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,038-$24,279
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greeley County seat (84,815)
  • Evans (16,314)

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    For example, Sheriff John Cook of Weld County, Colorado, declared, "It's not [legislators'] job to tell me what I can and can't enforce.
    Commenced start-up of the Niobrara Gathering & Processing System in Weld County, Colorado
    Babcock & Brown and BP Alternative Energy today announced full commercial operation of the Cedar Creek wind farm in Weld County, Colorado.
    Weld County, Colorado, District Attorney Ken Buck realized how far his community would go to fight white-collar crime when he heard about a local victim independently tracking a felon who had used a false deed of trust to steal $80,000.
    While traveling west out of Greeley, Colorado, Deputy Bill Esch of the Weld County, Colorado, Sheriffs Office received a report of a possible drunk driver.
    One of the original projects was WCAT located in Greeley, Colorado, and serving Weld County, Colorado.
    d/b/a Pacific Energy Development (OTCBB:PEDO) (the "Company"), announced today that its second horizontal well, the Waves 1H well, located in Weld County, Colorado, has tested at an initial production rate of 528 bopd and 360 mcfgpd (588 boepd) from the Niobrara "B" Bench target zone.
    Niobrara has developed the first-of-its-kind Niobrara Data Center Energy Park in Weld County, Colorado (www.
    The associated natural gas production from 176 sections in Weld County, Colorado, will be dedicated to BTE's gathering system during the term of the agreement.
    Synergy is a Colorado-based independent exploration and production company focused primarily on the development of its approximately 17,046 net acres in the Wattenberg Field in the Denver-Julesburg Basin ("D-J Basin") in Weld County, Colorado.
    NYSE: EPD), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) and DCP Midstream, LLC today announced an agreement to design and construct a new natural gas liquids ("NGL") pipeline that will originate in the Denver-Julesburg Basin ("DJ Basin") in Weld County, Colorado and extend approximately 435 miles to Skellytown, Texas in Carson County.
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