Weston County, Wyoming

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Weston County, Wyoming
Weston County Courthouse Wyoming.JPG
Weston County Courthouse in Newcastle
Flag of Weston County, Wyoming
Flag
Location within Wyoming
Location within Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 12, 1890
SeatNewcastle
Largest cityNewcastle
Area
 • Total2,400 sq mi (6,216 km2)
 • Land2,398 sq mi (6,211 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (5 km2), 0.08%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)6,927
 • Density2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewestongov.com

Weston County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 census, 7,208 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Newcastle.[2] Its east boundary line abuts the west line of the state of South Dakota.

History[change | change source]

Weston County was created on March 12, 1890.[3]

Communities[change | change source]

City[change | change source]

Town[change | change source]

Census-designated places[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Ghost towns[change | change source]

  • Buckhorn
  • Cambria
  • Tubb Town

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. Long, John H. (2006). "Wyoming: Individual County Chronologies". Wyoming Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved September 6, 2011.

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