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Encyclopedia > Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson is a town located in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 8,647. It is the county seat of Teton CountyGR6. Jackson is home to the world's largest ball of barbed wire, and large arches of shredded elk antlers at the entrances to the town square. It is a major gateway for millions of tourists visiting nearby Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and the National Elk Refuge. Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town In American English, a town is usually a municipal corporation that is smaller than a city but larger than a village. ... Jackson Hole is a valley in the U.S. state of Wyoming. ... Fljótsdalur in East-Iceland A valley is a landform, which can range from a few square miles (square kilometers) to hundreds or even thousands of square miles (square kilometers) in area. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of 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. ... Modern barbed wire Barbed wire is a type of fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand(s). ... Isometric view of a typical arch An arch is a curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight (e. ... Elk may mean: Quarter-ton/tonne and larger deer: Elk in its European sense, i. ... For the Poet Laureate of Milwaukee, see Antler (Poet). ... A town square is an open area commonly found in the heart of a traditional town used for community gatherings. ... A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park located in western Wyoming, south of Yellowstone National Park. ... Yellowstone National Park is a U.S. National Park located in the states of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. ... The National Elk Refuge, which was created in 1912 to promote the survival of the elk herd, lies northeast of the Town of Jackson, Wyoming. ...


The town is sometimes mistakenly called Jackson Hole. That name actually refers to the valley in which the town is located, not the town itself. Jackson Hole is a valley in the U.S. state of Wyoming. ...


The town also plays host to the annual Jackson Hole Writers Conference founded by author, Warren Adler. Warren Adler (born December 16, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American businessman and novelist. ...

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Geography

Location of Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson is located at 43°28'31" North, 110°46'9" West (43.475403, -110.769186)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias WY county maps by Seth Ilys. ... 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.4 km² (2.8 mi²). 7.4 km² (2.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with 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 is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 8,647 people, 3,631 households, and 1,670 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,171.4/km² (3,037.2/mi²). There are 3,861 housing units at an average density of 523.1/km² (1,356.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 89.37% White, 0.21% African American, 0.77% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 7.62% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. 11.84% 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. ...


There are 3,631 households out of which 23.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.4% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 54.0% are non-families. 29.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.97. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 13.9% from 18 to 24, 43.7% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 117.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 118.4 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $47,757, and the median income for a family is $53,915. Males have a median income of $31,152 versus $24,307 for females. The per capita income for the town is $25,004. 6.8% of the population and 2.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.3% of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% 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 total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

The city is served by Jackson Hole Airport. Jackson Hole Airport (IATA: JAC, ICAO: KJAC) is a single runway public airport located in Jackson, Wyoming. ...


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State of Wyoming
Governors | Television Image File history File links Flag_of_Wyoming. ... State nickname: Equality State Official languages English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Senators Craig Thomas (R) Mike Enzi (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 10th 253,554 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...

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Cheyenne Founded Incorporated 1867   County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ...

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. ... Founded Incorporated 1867   County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... 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. ... Downtown 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 Albany County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... 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. ... Location in the state of Wyoming Formed 1875 Seat Buffalo Area  - Total  - Water 10,812 km² (4,175 mi²) 22 km² (8 mi²) 0. ... Laramie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Image:Map of Wyoming highlighting Natrona County. ... 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. ...


 
 

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