Natrona County
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Title:Natrona County
History:The Tenth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Natrona County on March 9, 1888. It was organized on April 12, 1890 with Casper as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Natrona
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:County in Wyoming. Derived from the Spanish, natron, meaning "native carbonate of soda," and given this county because of the springs of this character within its limits. (Gannett, 1905) Received its name from the large deposits of natron, or sodium carbonate, found within its limits. Served by the North Platte and its many tributaries, Natrona County is the commercial center of the state. Organized in 1890. County seat is in Casper. (WPA) Named from the Spanish word natron meaning "native carbonate of soda," which is plentiful in this county. (Stennett, 1908)The Tenth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Natrona County on March 9, 1888. It was organized on April 12, 1890 with Casper as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
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Topic:Natrona County : people, place, and time. Hunt, Rebecca A. Virginia Beach, Va. : Donning Co. Publishers, c2011.; History of Natrona County, Wyoming, 1888-1922 : true portrayal of the yesterdays of a new county and a typical frontier town of the middle West : fortunes and misfortunes, tragedies and comedies, struggles and triumphs of the pioneers. Mokler, Alfred James. Chicago : R.R. Donnelly & Sons Co., 1923.; Natrona County : the place we call home. Natrona County Public Library Foundation. Casper, WY : Natrona County Public Library Foundation : printed by Mountain States Lithography, c2012.; Rebecca A. Hunt. Natrona County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11140654

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