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Time Zone: Weston County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Newcastle is the Seat for Weston County.

Weston County was founded in 1890 and was created by taking area from CrookCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Weston had a population of 7,009 people. This is an increase of 5.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,644 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Weston represented 1.35% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 19th most populous county (out of 23 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,208+8.49%+2.84% since 2009
20097,009+5.49%+1.17% since 2008
20086,928+4.27%+1.21% since 2007
20006,644The Last Census

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


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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