Washington County, Colorado

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Washington County is the 12th most extensive of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The county population was 4,926 at U.S. Census 2000.[1] The county was named in honor of the United States President George Washington. The county seat is Akron.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,524 square miles (6,537 km²), of which 2,521 square miles (6,529 km²) is land and 3 square miles (8 km²) (0.12%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,926 people, 1,989 households, and 1,408 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 2,307 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.39% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.03% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 6.29% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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