Weston County
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Title:Weston County
History:The Eleventh Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Weston County on March 12, 1890. It was organized on May 16, 1890 with Newcastle as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Weston
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Named for a man prominent in building railroads in eastern and northern Wyoming. (Gannett, 1905) Named for Weston Harvey, who was instrumental in the railroad as it pushed its iron trail westward into Wyoming. Organized in 1890. County seat is in Newcastle. (WPA) Named for John B. Weston, whose activities and influence brought the railroad into that section of Wyoming. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)The Eleventh Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Weston County on March 12, 1890. It was organized on May 16, 1890 with Newcastle as its county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Dance halls of Weston County. Jording, Mike. [Newcastle, Wyo.? : Weston County Historical Society : Weston County Museum District], c2001.; Only a cow country, at one time : Wyoming counties of Crook, Weston, and Campbell, 1875 to 1951. Nelson, Dick J. San Diego, Calif. : Mae M. Nelson, c1951 Pioneer Printers.; Weston County. Ritthaler, Shelly. Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., c2012.; Weston County, Wyoming. Weston County Heritage Group (Weston County, Wyo.) Dallas, Tex. : Curtis Media Corp., c1988.; Nicole Lebsack. Weston County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11140569

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