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Encyclopedia > Albany County, Wyoming
Albany County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Albany County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Formed 1868
Seat Laramie
Area
 - Total
 - Water

11,160 km² (4,309 mi²)
93 km² (36 mi²) 0.84% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32,014
3/km² 
www.co.albany.wy.us

Albany County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population is 32,014. Its county seat is Laramie6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat, in the United States, is a town which forms the seat of government of a county. ... Dowtown Laramie Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat, in the United States, is a town which forms the seat of government of a county. ... Dowtown Laramie Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Albany County was organized in 1868. 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 11,160 km² (4,309 mi²). 11,066 km² (4,273 mi²) of it is land and 93 km² (36 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.84% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Adjacent counties

Natrona County, Wyoming does not border Albany County. Although Albany, Carbon, Converse, and Natrona seem to meet, the four corners are actually off-kilter. Converse County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Platte County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Laramie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Larimer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... Carbon County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Natrona County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 32,014 people, 13,269 households, and 7,006 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 15,215 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.32% White, 1.11% Black or African American, 0.95% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.65% from other races, and 2.22% from two or more races. 7.49% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 13,269 households out of which 23.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.00% are married couples living together, 7.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 47.20% are non-families. 31.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.84. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 18.40% under the age of 18, 28.20% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 8.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 27 years. For every 100 females there are 106.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $28,790, and the median income for a family is $44,334. Males have a median income of $31,087 versus $22,061 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,706. 21.00% of the population and 10.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.70% of those under the age of 18 and 8.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Albany is a census-designated place located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Centennial is a census-designated place located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Dowtown Laramie Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Rock River is a town located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... The Buttes is a census-designated place located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Woods Landing-Jelm is a census-designated place located in Albany County, Wyoming. ...

External Link

  • National Register of Historic Places listing for Albany Co., Wyoming
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State of Wyoming
Governors | Television File links The following pages link to this file: Wyoming Sublette County, Wyoming Cheyenne, Wyoming Johnson County, Wyoming Casper, Wyoming Weston County, Wyoming Washakie County, Wyoming Uinta County, Wyoming Teton County, Wyoming Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sheridan County, Wyoming Platte County, Wyoming Park County, Wyoming Niobrara County, Wyoming Natrona County, Wyoming... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... List of Wyoming Governors Francis E. Warren Republican 1890 Amos W. Barber Republican 1890-1893 John E. Osborne Democratic 1893-1895 William A. Richards Republican 1895-1899 DeForest Richards Republican 1899-1903 Fenimore Chatterton Republican 1903-1905 Bryant B. Brooks Republican 1905-1911 Joseph M. Carey Democratic 1911-1915 John...

State Capital:

Cheyenne Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming, a state of the United States of America. ...

Regions:

Powder River Country The Powder River Country is depicted in red on a map of the western United States The Powder River Country refers to an area of the Great Plains in northeastern Wyoming in the United States. ...

Smaller Cities:

Buffalo | Casper | Cheyenne | Evanston | Gillette | Green River | Jackson | Laramie | Riverton | Rock Springs | Sheridan | Buffalo is a city located in Johnson County, Wyoming. ... Downtown Casper Casper is a city located in Natrona County, Wyoming. ... Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming, a state of the United States of America. ... Evanston is a city located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Gillette is a city located in Campbell County, Wyoming. ... Green River is a city located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Jackson is a town located in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming. ... Dowtown Laramie Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Riverton is a city located in Fremont County, Wyoming. ... Rock Springs is a city located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Sheridan is a city located in Sheridan County, Wyoming. ...

Counties:

Albany | Big Horn | Campbell | Carbon | Converse | Crook | Fremont | Goshen | Hot Springs | Johnson | Laramie | Lincoln | Natrona | Niobrara | Park | Platte | Sheridan | Sublette | Sweetwater | Teton | Uinta | Washakie | Weston Big Horn County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Carbon County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Converse County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Crook County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Fremont County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Goshen County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Hot Springs County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Johnson County is a county located in the north central of the state of Wyoming. ... Laramie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Natrona County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Niobrara County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Park County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Platte County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sheridan County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sublette County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sweetwater County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Uinta County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Washakie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Weston County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Albany County, Wyoming at AllExperts (452 words)
Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
In the county the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 28.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,790, and the median income for a family was $44,334.
Pesticides in Ground Water - Albany County, Wyoming, 2003-04 (1849 words)
Wyoming was required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to have a SMP in order for individuals and organizations to continue using certain pesticides in the State.
Baseline monitoring is prioritized by a county rank and the vulnerability of the county's ground water to pesticides.
Each county was ranked according to the extent of cropland and urban areas in the county, as well as the amount of pesticides sold within the county in 1991 (Wyoming Ground-water and Pesticides Strategy Committee, 1999).
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