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Welcome to Weston ...

The city of Weston is located in Lewis County<1> and is the County Seat for Lewis County.

The location of Weston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Weston has a population of 3,857 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Weston.

Weston is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Weston: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Weston had an population of 3,857 people. This is a decrease of 6.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Weston had a population of 4,110 people (or 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).

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

Adding Weston to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Weston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Weston elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Weston on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Weston on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Weston ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Weston.

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Weston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
  • Stonewood [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
    • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Weston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
  • Salem [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Weston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Weston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Anmoore [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
      • Anmoore [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Weston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anmoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore<7>
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Weston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford
    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Weston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<7>
    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Weston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Weston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Weston.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Weston.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Weston. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers 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 ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Lewis County

About West Virginia

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.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Weston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 (or directions), 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       In this case, the coordinates for Weston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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