Place:Washakie, Wyoming, United States

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NameWashakie
Alt namesWashakiesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates43.917°N 107.583°W
Located inWyoming, United States     (1911 - )
See alsoBig Horn, Wyoming, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Washakie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,533. Its county seat is Worland.

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History

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Washakie County was created on February 21, 1911 with land detached from Big Horn County.

Washakie County was named for the head chief of the Shoshone people, Chief Washakie, who became an ally of the US Government.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1906 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage 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 3,106
1930 4,109
1940 5,858
1950 7,252
1960 8,883
1970 7,569
1980 9,496
1990 8,388

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