Campbell County
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Title:Campbell County
History:The Eleventh State Legislature created and defined the boundary of Campbell County on February 13, 1911. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946) The people of the area voted for the organization of Campbell County on July 11, 1911 with Gillette as its county seat. (Gillette News, July 14, 1911, Page 1)
County:Campbell
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Named for John A. Campbell, first Territorial Governor of Wyoming. Organized in 1911, Campbell County occupies the upper valleys of the Belle Fourche and the Little Powder Rivers. County seat is in Gillette. (WPA)The Eleventh State Legislature created and defined the boundary of Campbell County on February 13, 1911. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946) The people of the area voted for the organization of Campbell County on July 11, 1911 with Gillette as its county seat. (Gillette News, July 14, 1911, Page 1)
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Topic:"Campbell County is a Reality and Gillette is its County Seat" Gillette News, July 14, 1911, Page 1.; Campbell County : the slumbering giant. Bragg, Bill. [Gillette, Wyo. : Holiday Inn], c1978.; History of Campbell County. Campbell County High School English Class of 1954. [Gillette, Wyo.] : Campbell County High School, [1954].; 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.
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Document ID:11142136

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