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Time Zone: Goshen County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Torrington is the Seat for Goshen County.

Goshen County was founded in 1911 and was created by taking area from LaramieCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Goshen had a population of 12,319 people. This is a decrease of 1.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,538 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Goshen represented 2.54% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 13th most populous county (out of 23 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,249+5.67%+7.55% since 2009
200912,319-1.75%+1.32% since 2008
200812,159-3.02%+0.67% since 2007
200012,538The Last Census

More information can be found on the Goshen County Census Page for Goshen County.


Below are some of the communities located in Goshen County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Goshen County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Torrington   5,6885,7761.52% decrease  
Lingle   4965102.75% decrease  
La Grange   3353320.9% increase  
Fort Laramie   2352433.29% decrease  
Yoder   1641692.96% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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