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Upton City Hall

October 23, 2014

Category: Town of Upton

Upton is a small Wyoming town in Weston County. Its location is Northeastern Wyoming and is about half way between Newcastle and Gillette. The town itself was actually named after George Upton who in his time was a railroad surveyor.

Old Town is a restored village reconstructed on the original site of Irontown. Reconstruction of the original Irontown settlement is underway, stop by to see the cabins, wagons and a sod house. For more information call the Upton chamber of commerce at 468-2228.

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Both Newcastle and Upton have large deer herds living right in town!  Wild turkeys are everywhere! There are large elk herds to the north, east and west!  There are more North American Pronghorn Antelope than there are people!  Look for groundhogs, snakes and lizards. Wildlife watching is easier than people watching in Newcastle and Upton. Bring your binoculars and your cameras!