Crook County


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Crook County, Oregon

300 NE 3rd St Rm 23
Prineville, OR 97754
Phone: (541) 447-6553
Fax: (541) 416-2145
www.co.crook.or.us

In central OR; organized Oct 24, 1882 from Wasco and Grant counties. Name Origin: For Gen. George Crook (1829-90), army officer in the OR Territory (1852-60)

Area (sq mi):: 2987.41 (land 2979.38; water 8.03) Population per square mile: 7.40
Population 2005: 22,067 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 15.00%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 19,182 (White 91.40%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 5.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.50%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,899; median household $35,186; Population below poverty level: 11.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,359-$21,381
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Crook County, Wyoming

309 Cleveland St
Sundance, WY 82729
Phone: (307) 283-1323
Fax: (307) 283-3038
www.newedc.net/crook/index.htm

On the northeastern border of WY, northeast of Gillette; created Dec 8, 1875 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Gen. George H. Crook (1829-90), officer in the Oregon Territory and Indian fighter; called "Gray Fox" by the Shoshones

Area (sq mi):: 2870.52 (land 2858.59; water 11.93) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 6,182 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 5,887 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,379; median household $35,601; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,845-$30,721
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Oregon's recruiting class features exclusively high school players including Heath Pickhardt, a catcher from Crook County High School.
US-based oil and gas exploration and production company Falcon Crest Energy (OTC: FCEN) has acquired the remaining working interest in recently acquired leasehold Rocky Ford Field in Crook County, Wyoming, the company said on Tuesday.
Police who were called to a property in North View, Hunwick, near Crook County Durham, at around 11.15am, found the body of Lesley Caile, a 48-year-old mother-of-two and grandmother-of-three.
Geisen, a seventh-grade science teacher at Crook County Middle School in Prineville, Ore., is known for his creativity and innovative teaching techniques in getting his students motivated about science.
MIKE GEISEN, a Crook County, Oregon, middle school science teacher, has struck solid gold this year, with his recent award as National Teacher of the Year--an unexpected honor, he says.
Though July unemployment figures for Crook County (6.9%) and Deschutes County (5.3%) are considered low, COIC placement counselor David Jones says that "people may have to look beyond Prineville for new jobs." The domino effect from the mill closure was felt immediately.
Last week the Crook County commissioners adopted a Natural Resources Policy that asserts a doctrine of "coordination" based on federal law.
John Kitzhaber to approve an emergency drought declaration in Crook County. The request came at a meeting Monday of the Oregon Drought Council.
Members of the Izee Sheep Shooters and the Crook County Sheep Shooting Association met one night late in July 1896 under a lone pine tree on Wolf Creek.