Big Horn County


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Big Horn County, Wyoming

420 W 'C' St
Basin, WY 82410
Phone: (307) 568-2357
Fax: (307) 568-9375
www.bighorncountywy.gov

On the central northern border of WY; organized 1896 from Fremont and Johnson counties. Name Origin: For the Big Horn River, which traverses the county, and the Big Horn Mountains, which form its eastern border; both are named for the bighorn sheep in the area

Area (sq mi):: 3158.96 (land 3136.99; water 21.97) Population per square mile: 3.60
Population 2005: 11,333 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 11,461 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 6.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,086; median household $32,682; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,640-$24,082
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Big Horn County, Montana

121 W 3rd St
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: (406) 665-9735
Fax: (406) 665-9738

On the central southern border of MT, south of Billings; organized Jan 13, 1913 from Rosebud and Yellowstone counties. Name Origin: For the Big Horn and Little Big Horn rivers that flow through it; the rivers named for the great droves of bighorn sheep on the hillsides

Area (sq mi):: 5014.65 (land 4994.81; water 19.84) Population per square mile: 2.60
Population 2005: 13,149 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 11.80% Population 2000: 12,671 (White 35.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 63.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 29.80
Income 2000: per capita $10,792; median household $27,684; Population below poverty level: 29.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,940-$17,063
Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.80% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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District 5: Big Horn County, Carbon County, Carter County, Custer County, Fallon County, Golden Valley County, Musselshell County, Powder River County, Rosebud County, Stillwater County, Treasure County, Wheatland County and Yellowstone County
Today, it serves 24,000 members living in Yellowstone, Musselshell, Golden Valley, Sweetgrass, Stillwater and Treasure counties, plus Carbon and Big Horn County along the Wyoming state line, and Park County in Wyoming.
Laurel Town & Country Supply has announced a merger with Farmers Union Association of Big Horn County, according to a report in the Laurel (Montana) Outlook.
Former Big Horn County Commissioner Ray Peterson was chosen to fill the seat.
The Big Horn County Senior Citizens bus makes a trip from Hardin to Billings, Montana, the third Tuesday of each month for doctors' appointments and shopping.
Today, Boggess directs Hardin's Big Horn County Historical Museum, which is a busy place this time of year.
The judge, a Reagan appointee visiting Montana from Los Angeles, ruled in June that Big Horn County must dismantle its at-large voting system.
if a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision is upheld, the state of Montana and Big Horn County, Mont., will be obliged to pay (potentially) hundreds of millions of dollars to the Crow Tribe as a means of recovering tax payments collected by the state and county from Westmoreland Resources, a coal mining operation.