Crook County, Wyoming

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Crook County
Crook County Courthouse
Crook County Courthouse
Flag of Crook County
Map of Wyoming highlighting Crook County
Location within the U.S. state of Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°35′N 104°34′W / 44.59°N 104.56°W / 44.59; -104.56
Country United States
State Wyoming
FoundedDecember 8, 1875 (authorized)
1888 (organized)
Named forGeorge Crook
Largest townSundance
 • Total2,865 sq mi (7,420 km2)
 • Land2,854 sq mi (7,390 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  0.4%
 • Total7,181
 • Density2.5/sq mi (0.97/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Buffalo on the range in Crook County

Crook County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2020 census, 7,181 people lived there,[1] which makes it the third-least populous county in Wyoming. Its county seat is Sundance.[2] It was formed on December 8, 1875.[3]

Communities[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Census-designated place[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

  • Aladdin
  • Alva
  • Colony
  • Devils Tower
  • Farrall
  • Moskee
  • New Haven
  • Oshoto
  • Sand Creek Crossing
  • Stroner

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Crook County, Wyoming". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  3. Long, John H., ed. (2004). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". Wyoming Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. Archived from the original on August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 19, 2015.

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