Natrona County

Natrona County, Wyoming

200 N Center St
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: (307) 235-9210
Fax: (307) 235-9367

In east-central WY; created Mar 9, 1888 (prior to statehood) from Carbon County. Name Origin: For the mineral natron, or trona, a sodium carbonate, found in the area

Area (sq mi):: 5375.72 (land 5339.88; water 35.83) Population per square mile: 13.10
Population 2005: 69,799 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 66,533 (White 91.70%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,913; median household $36,619; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,905-$35,599
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Casper County seat (51,240)

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    Freudenstein, both residents of Arizona, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of child endangerment and were sentenced to 30 days in jail by the Natrona County Circuit Court.
    According to the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division report, about 75 percent of high schoolers graduate in Natrona County.
    The fire that broke out on Saturday evening in a brush pile at a landfill north of Wyoming's second largest city of Casper has charred 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of grasslands and trees and led to the evacuation of more than 300 residents, said Bob Fawcett, fire marshal with the Natrona County Fire Protection District.
    "We absolutely have the lowest monthly trash rates in the state, and the Natrona County people will tell you, the private sector, (around the region) they are paying $33/ton and up, versus the $14 that we're paying."
    A consulting firm conducted three fiscal impact analyses for rural areas in the Intermountain West: Beaverhead County, Montana', Gallatin County, Montana; and Natrona County, Wyoming.
    "Why not make schools into places that not only help the community learn, but are welcoming, inviting places where people really want to go?" asks Kelly Eastes, chief public relations officer for Natrona County Schools in Casper, WY The district's new Summit Elementary School reaches out with colorful islands of ottomans and storage units on casters.
    Board of County Commissioners Natrona County (14) involved an eminent domain proceeding for the taking of 2.21 acres of land as part of a water easement.
    An active political force in Wyoming since 1983, Behren has served as Mayor of Casper, Wyoming, Natrona County Commissioner and Natrona County State Representative and demonstrated political activity that promotes the nursing profession in both political and health care arenas.
    One of the first Wyoming districts to implement e-transcripts was Natrona County School District #1, which participated in a pilot program that began last spring.
    The base salary in the Natrona County School District, for example, is $41,240 this school year up from last year's salary of $40,800.
    He graduated from Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyo., in 1990.