Weld County

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Weld County, Colorado

PO Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632
Phone: (970) 336-7204
Fax: (970) 352-0242

On central northern border of CO, east of Fort Collins; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861, (prior to statehood). A portion of the county was used to create Broomfield County on November 15, 2001. Name Origin: For Lewis Ledyard Weld, first Secretary of the CO Territory

Area (sq mi):: 4021.56 (land 3992.45; water 29.11) Population per square mile: 57.30
Population 2005: 228,943 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 26.50%; 1990-2000 37.30% Population 2000: 180,936 (White 70.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 27.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 9.30%. Median age: 30.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,957; median household $42,321; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,038-$24,279
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greeley County seat (84,815)
  • Evans (16,314)

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    plans to build a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Weld County, CO.
    The first 328-mile segment of the project, which runs from the Meeker Hub in Rio Blanco County, CO, to the Wamsutter Hub in Sweetwater County, WY, to the Cheyenne Hub in Weld County, CO, is in service with capacity of 500,000 Dth/d.
    Local Colorado newspaper the Greeley Tribune recently reported that Greeley, CO-based Front Range Energy, LLC has named a location outside the town of Windsor in Weld County, CO as a finalist for the siting of a new $54-million ethanol production facility.
    REX-West will consist of 713 miles of 42-inch diameter pipeline from Weld County, CO, to Audrain County, MO, and has a targeted in-service date of Dec.
    and Front Range Energy have filed plans for the construction of a new ethanol plant with the Weld County, CO planning department.
    The system will include 550 miles of crude oil transportation pipeline, multiple truck injection bays, over 1 MMbbls of operational storage and at least two origination points located near Lucerne and Kersey (Riverside Station) in Weld County, CO.
    Construction on the 192-mile segment from the Wamsutter Hub to the Cheyenne Hub in Weld County, CO, is scheduled to begin this summer and is expected to be in service by Jan.
    Rockies South Pipeline would extend 600 miles from various receipt points in Weld County, CO and terminate in Cushing.
    These interconnects include metering facilities and consist of two receipt points, one each with CIG and Wyoming Interstate Company at the Cheyenne hub in Weld County, CO, and seven delivery points: one with Kinder Morgan Interstate Pipeline Company in Scott County, KS; one with NGPL in Ford Comity, KS; and one each with Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, ANR Pipeline, Northern Natural Gas, Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line and Kansas Gas Service in Kiowa County, KS.
    NGL Energy Partners and Rimrock Midstream held a successful open season for the Grand Mesa Pipeline originating in Weld County, CO and terminating at NGL's Cushing, OK terminal.