Ward County


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Ward County, North Dakota

PO Box 5005
Minot, ND 58702
Phone: (701) 857-6600
Fax: (701) 857-6623
www.co.ward.nd.us

In north-central ND; organized Apr 14, 1885 (prior to statehood) from Renville County. Name Origin: For either J.P. Ward or Mark Ward (1844-1902), or both, members of the Dakota Territory legislature in 1885 when the county was formed

Area (sq mi):: 2056.25 (land 2012.88; water 43.36) Population per square mile: 27.70
Population 2005: 55,767 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.20%; 1990-2000 1.50% Population 2000: 58,795 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.80%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 32.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,926; median household $33,670; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,041-$30,100
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Minot County seat (35,149)

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    Ward County, Texas

    County Courthouse 400 S Allen St Suite 101
    Monahans, TX 79756
    Phone: (432) 943-3294
    Fax: (432) 943-6054
    www.co.ward.tx.us

    In west-central TX, southwest of Odessa; organized 1891 from Tom Green County (other sources say organized Feb 26, 1887; first federal census: 1890). Name Origin: For Thomas William "Peg Leg" Ward (1807-72), soldier in the TX war of independence, mayor of Austin (1840; 1857; 1865), and U.S. consul to Panama (1840; 1853; 1865)

    Area (sq mi):: 835.74 (land 835.49; water 0.25) Population per square mile: 12.30
    Population 2005: 10,237 State rank: 165 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -16.80% Population 2000: 10,909 (White 52.20%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 42.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 15.30%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $14,393; median household $29,386; Population below poverty level: 17.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,774-$20,727
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The free parking facility has been welcomed by highways portfolio holder, councillor John Arwel Roberts, Llifon Ward county councillors, Richard Dew and Gwilym O Jones, and Valley Community Council.
    Local ward county councillor for the area, Kath Nisbet, said she hoped the initiative would help the law-abiding majority in Cowpen.
    Kath Nisbet, local ward county councillor for the area, said she hoped the initiative would help the law-abiding majority in Cowpen.
    The county -- which wants the paper's parking lot in order to expand its jail, on an adjacent space -- and the newspaper had been negotiating for the land for months when in November Ward County commissioners voted unanimously to seize the property.
    police, and more recently was elected sheriff of Ward county.
    Lewis has represented House District 81 in West Texas, which includes Andrews County, Ward County, Winkler County and Ector County, since 2008 after defeating former state Rep.
    In order to test this hypothesis, we collected 77 salamanders using minnow traps from the flooded Agsite Pond/Swalls Lake in Ward County in northwestern North Dakota.
    More than 12,000 Ward County residents were evacuated.