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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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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    Bryn and Cwmavon ward county councillor Charlotte Galsworthy received the amazing response after putting a post on Facebook asking for ideas on how to make the area look more festive.
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    "In the Delaware Basin of West Texas and specifically Ward County, our two well Mesquite Pad has been on production for 20 days and is currently producing over 1400 barrels of oil equivalent per day (including currently flared gas) from two approximate 4800 foot laterals.
    Ward county councillors Nicole Burnett and Stuart Baldwin said: "We do get regular complaints from residents regarding anti-social behaviour in various parts of the Morfa Ward, including Bridgend town centre.
    There are challenges with regards to the location of the bridge and the timing and booking of road space but we will be working hard to minimise these risks to meet the scheduled completion date of January 2019." The news has been welcomed by ward county councillor Keith Kondakor who said: "It will be great to have the bridge removed which will eliminate the regular bridge strikes by lorries and provide a more pleasant environment to walk into town.
    (NYSE: XEC) has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell oil and gas properties principally located in Ward County, Texas to Callon Petroleum.
    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.
    Kath Nisbet, local ward county councillor for the area, said she hoped the initiative would help the law-abiding majority in Cowpen.
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    Susan Davey, Cowpen ward county councillor said: "We're committed to the future of all market towns in Northumberland and it's great news a top high street name is planning a big investment in the county and especially here in Cowpen.