Weston County, Wyoming

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Weston County
Weston County Courthouse in Newcastle
Weston County Courthouse in Newcastle
Flag of Weston County
Map of Wyoming highlighting Weston County
Location within the U.S. state of Wyoming
Map of the United States highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°50′N 104°34′W / 43.84°N 104.56°W / 43.84; -104.56
Country United States
State Wyoming
FoundedMarch 12, 1890
Named forJefferson B. Weston
Largest cityNewcastle
 • Total2,400 sq mi (6,000 km2)
 • Land2,398 sq mi (6,210 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (5 km2)  0.08%
 • Total6,838
 • Density2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large

Weston County is a county in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2020 census, 6,838 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]

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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. "QuickFacts: Weston County, Wyoming". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2024.
  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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