Weston County (pop. 7,208) is north of Niobrara County, on the western edge of the Black Hills. It has the third-smallest population in Wyoming.
A large part of the county is in the Thunder Basin National Grassland. The Grassland’s elevation ranges from 3,600 to 5,200 feet.
The county seat of Weston County is Newcastle (pop. 3,532).
Newcastle apparently has the world’s only Dogie Theatre.
A former tourist attraction (1966-2005) in Newcastle is The World’s Only Hand-Dug Producing Oil Well.
Upton (pop. 1,100), northwest of Newcastle, calls itself the “Best Town on Earth.”
Upton is home of the Red Onion Museum.
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