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The population of Weston is approximately 4,994 (1998), 4110 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,296 (1990), 1811 (2010).

The amount of land area in Weston is 4.606 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Weston to Washington DC is 196 miles. The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 81 miles. (as the crow flies)
Weston is positioned 39.04 degrees north of the equator and 80.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Weston elevation is 1,009 feet above sea level.
The city tree is the Oak.
The city bird is the Cardinal.
The Weston city color is Blue & Grey.

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History & History Related Items

Weston history:

Weston was originally established in 1818 as Preston. The name was changed to Flesherville in 1819, and to Weston later in the same year. The origin of latter name is unknown. The County seat was first established as Westfield (unicorporated), five miles north of Weston. Weston was incorporated in 1913 by an Act of the Legislature.

General "Stonewall Jackson Slept here" He spent much of his youth here in Lewis County.
The incorporation date of Weston: 1913

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Weston attractions:

"Voices of the Mountains"
Storytelling festival
Jackson's Mill State Conference Center
Weston, West Virginia

Hospitals in Weston - Stonewall Jackson Memorial and William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital which replaced Weston State Hospital. Weston State is the largest hand-cut stone building in the world."

Stonewall Jackson Dam and Lodge - contains Arnold Palmer 18 hole championship golf course 3 large boat marina on Lake. 150 room conference center (building) 12 new cabins on Lake.

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