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Encyclopedia > Sublette County, Wyoming
Sublette County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Sublette County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the USA highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1921
Seat Pinedale
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

12,783 km² (4,936 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
137 km² (53 mi²), 1.08%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5,920
<1/km² 

Sublette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. It is a sparsely populated rural county in western Wyoming, along the Green River. It has an area of 4,883 square miles and a population of 5,920 as of 2000. The county seat is situated in Pinedale. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_WY.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Wyoming Sublette County, Wyoming Johnson County, Wyoming Weston County, Wyoming Washakie County, Wyoming Uinta County, Wyoming Teton County, Wyoming Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sheridan... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Pinedale is the county seat of Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... The Green River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Pinedale is the county seat of Sublette County, Wyoming. ...

Contents

History

Sublette County was organized in 1921. Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ...


Historically, the area was important to the fur trade, and the county itself takes its name from one of Wyoming's early fur traders, William L. Sublett. Today the county celebrates its fur trade heritage with the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale. William Sublette (September 21, 1799 - July 23, 1845) was a fur trapper, pioneer and and mountain man William was recruited by William Henry Ashley as part of a fur trapping contingent later referred to as Ashleys Hundred. ... Museum of the Mountain Man is a museum located in Pinedale, Wyoming, US that exhibits western historical pieces relating to the mountain men who explored this region in the early to middle part of the 19th century. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 12,783 km² (4,936 mi²). 12,646 km² (4,883 mi²) of it is land and 137 km² (53 mi²) of it (1.08%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Fremont County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sweetwater County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,920 people, 2,371 households, and 1,707 families residing in the county. Since 2000, however, an oil boom has increased the population by at least 1,000. The population density was 0/km² (1/mi²). There were 3,552 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.48% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 2,371 households out of which 32.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.30% were married couples living together, 5.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% were non-families. 23.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.91. For the record label, see Marriage Records. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 28.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 104.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $39,044, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $21,109 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,056. About 7.40% of families and 9.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.40% of those under age 18 and 8.70% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Populated places

Towns

Big Piney is a town located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Marbleton is a town located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Pinedale is the county seat of Sublette County, Wyoming. ...

Census-designated places

Bondurant is a census-designated place located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Boulder is a census-designated place located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Calpet is a census-designated place located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Cora is a census-designated place located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... Daniel is a census-designated place located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ...

Media references

  • In 2007, Alexandra Fuller reported on the rising crime rate, influx of roughnecks and methamphetamine, the decline in ranching, and environmental damage associated with recent oil boom. See Fuller, Alexandra Letter from Wyoming: Boomtown Blues, The New Yorker p. 35 (February 5, 2007).
  • In 1965, Berton Roueche described his wonderful trip along the Green River that set out from the Circle S Ranch in Cora, Wyoming in Subletter County with the ranch's foreman Thomas Scholebo. See Roueche, Berton, Reporter at Large: Something About a River, The New Yorker p. 105 (October 23, 1965).

Roughnecks can refer to either Roughneck, a term for a labourer of varying skill level in a number of industries. ... This article is about the psychostimulant, d-methamphetamine. ... The New Yorker is an American magazine that publishes reportage, criticism, essays, cartoons, poetry and fiction. ... The Green River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States. ... Cora is a census-designated place located in Sublette County, Wyoming. ... The New Yorker is an American magazine that publishes reportage, criticism, essays, cartoons, poetry and fiction. ...

External links

  • Socioeconomics of Sublette County
  • Sublette County Travel Website

Coordinates: 42°46′N 109°55′W / 42.76, -109.92 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Sublette County, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (461 words)
Sublette County is a county located in the state of Wyoming.
It is a sparsely populated rural county in western Wyoming, along the Green River.
Sublette is a place of great natural beauty, and the site of two important ranges of the Rocky Mountains: the Wyoming and the Wind River ranges.
Encyclopedia: Wyoming (7886 words)
Wyoming Territory was an organized territory of the United States that was existed from 1868 until its admission to the Union as the State of Wyoming in 1890.
Wyoming was the location of the Johnson County War of 1892 which was fought between large cattle operations and free ranging interests.
Wyoming sports the lowest population of any state and the lowest population density of the continental 48 states; however, non-contiguous Alaska's population density is lower, although its total population is higher.
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