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Lewis County, West Virginia


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Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.


Statistics & Facts

The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
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.

History & History Related Items

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.
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The incorporation of Weston



"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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Weston City Government

Weston is the county seat of Lewis County. Elections are held every two years on the first Tuesday in June; officials take office July first

Elected Officials of Weston as of 10-2001
Mayor: 2 year term, Jon J. Tucci
Council Ward I, Vicki Kerrigan
Council Ward II, Paul Taylor
Council Ward III, Allen Evans
Council Ward IV, Debbie Wright
City Clerk/Treasurer, Becky Swisher
Asst Clerk, Kathy White
Chief of Police, Rob Clem
Fire Chief, Mike Young
Street Comm. Stanley Lewis

Weston Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
134 Center Ave.
Weston, WV 26452-1951
Phone: 304 269-2608

Weston Community Events

Stonewall Jackson Lake Sport & Water Show
Father's Day Weekend
Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park
Weston, West Virginia
Outstanding festival show-casing our beautiful new lake, water sports, ski show, drafts, music and much more

Weston Volunteer Fire Department's 4th of July Celebration
Weston, West Virginia Fireman's Rodeo, parade, games, music and fireworks

Celebration of our German Heritage Around the first of October
Weston, West Virginia
Music, arts, crafts, traditional and country food, dancing, wine tasting, and much more

Weston Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
134 Center Ave.
Weston, WV 26452-1951
Phone: 304 269-2608

Weston Libraries

Libraries: Lewis County War Memorial, Louis Bennett Public Library.

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