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Weston County

October 23, 2014

Category: County Information

http://westongov.com/

Welcome to your online information site for Weston County, Wyoming. Here you will find information about government services along with links to other state and local agencies.

Weston County has it all - from tree covered hills to wide open prairies and rolling plains. Sitting snug up against the Black Hills, with the Thunder Basin Grassland spreading to the southwest, Weston County is a special place to live, work, and enjoy the outdoors.




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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!