Goshen County

Goshen County, Wyoming

2125 E 'A' St PO Box 160
Torrington, WY 82240
Phone: (307) 532-4051
Fax: (307) 532-7375

On the southeastern border of WY, northeast of Cheyenne; created Feb 9, 1911 from Platte and Laramie counties. Name Origin: For Goshen Hole Valley, which was probably named for the Biblical Egyptian home of the Israelites before the Exodus; generally interpreted as 'land of abundance or plenty.'

Area (sq mi):: 2232.16 (land 2225.32; water 6.84) Population per square mile: 5.50
Population 2005: 12,243 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 1.30% Population 2000: 12,538 (White 89.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,965; median household $32,228; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,561-$25,786
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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RWMC's primary service area encompasses Scotts Bluff County, Morrill County, Banner County, Sioux County, and Box Butte County, and its secondary service area includes Dawes, Cheyenne and Kimball Counties in Nebraska and Goshen County in Wyoming.
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For Eastern Wyoming College in Goshen County, booms and busts in the energy industry are not a local concern, said Eastern Wyoming President Rick Patterson.
Renova Energy's 10-million-gallon Wyoming Ethanol plant in Torrington, Goshen County will cease operations on September 4.
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Samson Oil & Gas Limited reported that its agreement to sell 24,166 acres in the Niobrara Shale play of Goshen County, Wyoming, has been delayed due to "the extraordinary increase in leasing activity" in the region.
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Rodriguez, like many other building and business owners, is also a legal gun owner, and has had state permits since 1974, according to the Goshen County Clerk.
Bernard Luck of Goshen County, New York, is frightened of the anti-abortion protesters who have been picketing their home and her husband's office for more than a year.