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Weston, West Virginia

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The location of Weston

Welcome to Weston ...

The city of Weston is located in Lewis County and is the County Seat for Lewis County.

The location of Weston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Weston has a population of 3,971 people<2> (see below for details).

Weston is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Weston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Weston: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Weston had a population of 4,110 people (which is 25.1% of the total population of Lewis County). This makes Weston the county's most populous community.

The population of Weston represents 0.22% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,110 people, the population of Weston decreased 4.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,317 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Weston had an population of 3,971 people. This is a decrease of 3.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.01% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Weston.

Communities near Weston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Weston and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Anmoore   [Map]   749   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jane Lew   [Map]   392   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Lost Creek   [Map]   474   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Weston.

Communities Also Named Weston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Weston - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington (2), Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Weston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Weston. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Weston. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Weston. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Weston:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weston ...

Looking for more information about Weston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Weston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Weston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Weston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Weston.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Weston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Weston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Weston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0426, Longitude: -80.4689     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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