Skip to comments.Town of four gets population correction
Posted on 04/05/2011 8:32:56 AM PDT by JoeProBono
LOST SPRINGS, Wyo.- Residents of a Wyoming town said they are looking forward to the state changing their sign from "POP 1" to "POP 4," the true number of residents.
Lost Springs residents said there were actually five people living in the town when the sign was made after the 2000 U.S. Census but they were unable to have it changed despite lobbying officials, The Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune reported Monday.
"None of us know exactly what happened," Mayor Leda Price said. "I made a lot of calls ... It was like everybody was passing the buck."
However, Price said the 2010 Census correctly counted the town's population at four residents and the Wyoming Department of Transportation is preparing to install a corrected a sign.
She said the change in official population doesn't make a difference for the town's revenue.
"For us it's just piddly," Price said.
Wonder how the economy is around there?
If five FReepers move there, we can perform a Coup D’Etat :)
This town has a post office??? No wonder the country is broke.
No one could afford some white paint to change the 1 to a 4?
My town of about 5,000 does not have a post office. There is a convenience store where you can buy stamps and drop off letters and it is officially a U.S. Post Office agent. I think this is the same thing.
What? None of the 4 could afford a magic marker?
Oh No! Now they will be sued for being too white like the dems are trying to do in GA
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