Johnson County
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Title:Johnson County
Other Names:Pease County
History:The Fourth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Pease County on December 8, 1875. The Sixth Territorial Legislative Assembly changed the named of Pease County to Johnson County on December 13, 1879. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Johnson
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Originally authorized as Pease County, the name was changed to Johnson County in honor of Edward P. Johnson, United States Attorney for the Territory of Wyoming. Organized in 1881. County seat is in Buffalo. (WPA)The Fourth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Pease County on December 8, 1875. The Sixth Territorial Legislative Assembly changed the named of Pease County to Johnson County on December 13, 1879. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Johnson County : 175 years of history at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains. Murray, Robert A. [Buffalo, Wyo.] : Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, 1981.; West of the Bozeman Trail. Twing, Robert. [United States] : Booklocker.com, Inc., 2010.; Brodie Farquhar. Johnson County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.com
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Document ID:11142085

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