Crook County, Wyoming

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Crook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. In 2005, the United States Census Bureau estimated that the population was 6,182, up from 5,887 in 2000. Its county seat is Sundance[1].

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History

Crook County was organized in 1875. It was named for Brigadier General George Crook, a commander during the Indian Wars.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,871 square miles (7,435.9 km2), of which 2,859 square miles (7,404.8 km2) is land and 12 square miles (31.1 km2) (0.42%) is water. The lowest point in the state of Wyoming is located on the Belle Fourche River in Crook County, where it flows out of Wyoming and into South Dakota.

Devils Tower National Monument is located in Crook County.

Major highways

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