Weston County, Wyoming

county in Wyoming, United States

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.

Weston County
Weston County Courthouse in Newcastle
Weston County Courthouse in Newcastle
Flag of Weston County
Flag
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
SeatNewcastle
Largest cityNewcastle
Area
 • Total2,400 sq mi (6,000 km2)
 • Land2,398 sq mi (6,210 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (5 km2)  0.08%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
6,927
 • Density2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewestongov.com

HistoryEdit

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

CommunitiesEdit

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Census-designated placesEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Ghost townsEdit

  • Buckhorn
  • Cambria
  • Tubb Town

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved January 25, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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