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Logan County is in northeastern Colorado with Nebraska to the north. Named for General John A. Logan, Logan County contains 1,839 square miles of land and 6 square miles of water. The county seat is Sterling.
The first settlers in Logan County came in via the Overland Trail (a branch of the Oregon Trail used 1862-1868). Most had gone on to places like the Union Colony (now Greeley) but found the best agricultural land there already taken, so they backtracked a bit up the South Platte River...
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 69%
Government Sector: 18%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 12%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 11 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Logan County: 82.3
Median Resident Age: 36.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $38,420
Estimated Median Home Value: $118,650
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