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Weston County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Weston County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the USA highlighting Wyoming
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded March 12, 1890
Seat Newcastle
Largest City Newcastle
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,400 sq mi (6,216 km²)
2,398 sq mi (6,211 km²)
1.9 sq mi (5 km²), 0.08%
PopulationEst.
 - (2017)
 - Density

6,927
2.9/sq mi (1/km²)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Website: westongov.com
County flag Flag of Weston County, Wyoming

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

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

Communities

City

Town

Census-designated places

Unincorporated communities

Ghost towns

  • Buckhorn
  • Cambria
  • Tubb Town

References

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/56/56045.html. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. 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. https://web.archive.org/web/20110718043802/http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Wyoming/documents/WY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 

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