Crook County Wyoming
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Crook County was organized 8 December 1875 from Laramie and Albany Counties.
County seat: Sundance
Largest city Sundance
It was named for Brigadier General George Crook, a commander during the Indian Wars.


Buffalo on the range in Crook County, Wyoming
Original Photo Author: USDA Photo: Ron Nicols
Formatted here by K. Torp



Populated Areas

Aladdin * Alva * Beulah * Carlile * Carlile Junction
* Colony (aka Benton Spur/Bentonite/Bentonite Spur) *
* Devils Tower * Farrall * Hay Creek (historical) * Hulett * Lightning Flat (historical) * Linden *
Mona * Moorcroft (aka Moorcraft) * Moskee (aka Laviere, Moche) * New Haven * Oshoto *
Pine Haven * Sand Creek Crossing * Seely * Stroner * Sundance * Vista West Trailer Park * Willow Springs

Lightning Flat: The community apparently existed from at least 1922 through 1926 when a newspaper, The Lightening Flat Flash was published.
Hay Creek: - Townsite laid out in 1888
(source: GNIS)

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Website Updates:
Apr 2013: Bios for WOOD, YOUNG, THORN

Previous Updates:
Obits for RIPLEY, GOES, MCMAHON, STOUT, ATKINSON, MCHENRY, SCHNEIDER, WAYNE; Crime news for PROFFIT, REINECKE, GROVE, WILKINSON, RICH murder; bio for DAVIS; Fire news for house of MORSE and a hotel in Sundance; Community news items; birth records; 1890 Veterans Census for BEULAH, FORKS and RIVERDALE
Devils tower monument; early town history; bios for MILLER, IVES, CRESWELL; Burials in Beulah and Hulett Cemeteries; World War 2 Casualties



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Surrounding Counties
* Campbell County, Wyoming - west
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Weston County, Wyoming - south
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Lawrence County, South Dakota - east
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Butte County, South Dakota - east
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Carter County, Montana - north
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Powder River County, Montana - northwest


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