Place:Niobrara, Wyoming, United States

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NameNiobrara
Alt namesNiobrarasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates43.05°N 104.483°W
Located inWyoming, United States     (1911 - )
See alsoConverse, Wyoming, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Niobrara County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,484, making it the least populous county in Wyoming. Its county seat is Lusk. It is west from the Nebraska-South Dakota state line.

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History

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Niobrara County was created on February 21, 1911, with land detached from Converse County.

The county was named for the Niobrara River, which takes its source near the county seat of Lusk.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1883 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1889 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 6,321
1930 4,723
1940 5,988
1950 4,701
1960 3,750
1970 2,924
1980 2,924
1990 2,499

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