Trego County

Trego County, Kansas

216 N Main St
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Phone: (785) 743-5773
Fax: (785) 743-5594

In west-central KS, west of Hays; established Feb 26, 1867. Name Origin: For Capt. Edgar P. Trego (?-1863), Union army officer killed at Chickamauga, TN

Area (sq mi):: 899.02 (land 888.29; water 10.73) Population per square mile: 3.40
Population 2005: 3,050 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.10%; 1990-2000 -10.20% Population 2000: 3,319 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 43.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,239; median household $29,677; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,397-$20,634
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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I have recently purchased a plot of land out in Trego County. It can be rough going to try new things, but I do believe that as being a good steward and manager of the land, we should work to transform the land to something better than what we found it.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 15, 2013-Circle Star Energy Corp receives funding to drill the new Lynd 36-2 in Trego County, Kansas(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
E&P company Circle Star Energy Corp (OTC Markets:CRCL) reported on Monday the receipt of funds to move forward to the next phase with its second well, called the Lynd 36-2, in Trego County, Kansas.
The company stated that its first well in Trego County, the Lynd 36-1, is in the completion phase and is anticipated to start production by 1 February 2013.
The Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney, Kan., recently updated its services with the purchase of anew $415,000 GE 16 Slice CT Scanner.
In a joint effort with Western Electric Cooperative the hospital and Trego County, Rural Telephone Service (Lenora, Kan.) helped in funding this medical technology upgrade by providing a $140,000 2% interest loan to assist in the purchase of the CT scanner.
In chapter nine Eicher presents an exchange among the travelers that makes an information dump almost enjoyable as Sarah explains more than anyone wants to know about every oddly named town in Trego County. It ends with the driver saying "Colby is coming up in about an hour.
According to the company, it proposes to drill its initial well to 4,200 feet and test the Arbuckle, Kansas-Lansing and other formations that are productive in Trego County, an area known for its history of oil production which has cumulatively produced 66,787,369 bbls to date.
Exploration and production company American Petro-Hunter Inc (OTC.BB:AAPH) said on Tuesday that the company has started drilling operations at the #3 Lutters well at the Poston Prospect, located in Trego County, Kansas.