Crook County
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Title:Crook County
History:The Fourth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundaries of Crook County on December 8, 1875, the county seat to be located at the place having the highest number of votes at the first election of the county. The county was organized on January 22, 1885 with Sundance as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Crook
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Named for General George H. Crook, the Indian fighter. (Gannett, 1905) Named for General George Crook, of the United States Army, who crushed the Indians of the Northwest, after the defeat and death of General Custer, at their hands. Organized in 1875. County Seat is in Sundance. (WPA)The Fourth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundaries of Crook County on December 8, 1875, the county seat to be located at the place having the highest number of votes at the first election of the county. The county was organized on January 22, 1885 with Sundance as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Pioneers of Crook County, 1876-1920. Crook County Historical Society (Wyo.) [Pierre, S.D. : State Pub. Co.], c1981.; Only a cow country, at one time : Wyoming counties of Crook, Weston, and Campbell, 1875 to 1951. Nelson, Dick J. San Diego, Calif. : Mae M. Nelson, c1951 Pioneer Printers); Nicole Lebsack, Crook County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11141026

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