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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Crook_County,_Wyoming|Crook County]]''  
  
 
'''Crook County, Wyoming''' is a county in northeastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
 
'''Crook County, Wyoming''' is a county in northeastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
  
[[Image:Crook County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|280px|Location of Crook County in Wyoming]]
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{{WYDC}}
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Crook County
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| county_map =  
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1875
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| founded date = December 8
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| seat = Sundance
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| building image =
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| building address = Crook County Courthouse<br>309 Cleveland Street<br>PO Box 37<br>Sundance, WY 82729-0037<br>Phone: 307.283.1323<br>[http://www.crookcounty.wy.gov/ '''Crook County Website'''] }}
  
Organized in 1875, Carbon County is roughly 2,859 square miles. In 2005, the population was 6,182. The county seat is [[Sundance, Wyoming|Sundance]]. It is also the location of Devil's Tower National Monument.<ref name="NACo">[http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;Template=/cffiles/counties/citiescounty.cfm&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;countyid=56003 NOCa - 18 Aug 2008]</ref>
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[[Image:Crook County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|280px]]  
  
== Places ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Towns  ===
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1855; <br>Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Crook County, Wyoming</ref>
  
*[[Hulett, Wyoming|Hulett]]
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== History  ==
*[[Moorcroft, Wyoming|Moorcroft]]
 
*[[Pine Haven, Wyoming|Pine Haven]]
 
*[[Sundance, Wyoming|Sundance]] (county seat)
 
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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==== Parent County&nbsp; ====
  
*[[Aladdin, Wyoming|Aladdin]]
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*[[Alva, Wyoming|Alva]]
 
*[[Beulah, Wyoming|Beulah]]
 
*[[Carlile, Wyoming|Carlile]]
 
*[[Devils Tower, Wyoming|Devils Tower]]
 
*[[New Haven, Wyoming|New Haven]]
 
*[[Oshoto, Wyoming|Oshoto]]
 
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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'''1875--''''''Crook''' County was organized 8 December 1875&nbsp;from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] and [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Sundance <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell County, Wyoming]] - west
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==== Record Loss  ====
*[[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston County, Wyoming]] - south
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*[[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Lawrence County, South Dakota]] - east
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== Places/Localities  ==
*[[Butte County, South Dakota|Butte County, South Dakota]] - east
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*[[Carter County, Montana|Carter County, Montana]] - north
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==== Populated Places  ====
*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River County, Montana]] - northwest
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" width="720" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aladdin,_Wyoming Aladdin]
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| Carlile Junction
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Crook%2C+Hulett|subject|disp=Hulett}}
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| Oshoto
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Crook%2C+Alva|subject|disp=Alva}}
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| Colony
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| Lightning Flat (hist.)
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Haven,_Wyoming Pine Haven]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beulah,_Wyoming Beulah]
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| Devils Tower
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Crook%2C+Moorcroft|subject|disp=Moorcroft}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundance,_Wyoming Sundance]
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| Carlile
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| Hay Creek (hist.)
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| New Haven
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|}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Butte County, South Dakota|Butte County, South Dakota]]  
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*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]  
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*[[Carter County, Montana|Carter County, Montana]]  
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*[[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Lawrence County, South Dakota]]
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*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River County, Montana]]  
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*[[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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401 marriages from 28 Jun 1885 to 9 Jan 1905 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== External Links ==
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== Web Sites ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycrook/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycrook/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycrook/lookups.html Lookups]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycrook/lookups.html Lookups]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crook_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crook_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Crook|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Notes ==
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== References ==
  
 
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Revision as of 00:33, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Crook County

Crook County, Wyoming is a county in northeastern Wyoming.

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Crook County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 8, 1875
County Seat Sundance
Courthouse
Address Crook County Courthouse
309 Cleveland Street
PO Box 37
Sundance, WY 82729-0037
Phone: 307.283.1323
Crook County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1855;
Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County 

 

'1875--'Crook County was organized 8 December 1875 from Laramie and Albany Counties. County seat: Sundance [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Aladdin Carlile Junction Hulett Oshoto
Alva Colony Lightning Flat (hist.) Pine Haven
Beulah Devils Tower Moorcroft Sundance
Carlile Hay Creek (hist.) New Haven






Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

401 marriages from 28 Jun 1885 to 9 Jan 1905 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Crook County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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