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Weston is a city in Lewis County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Weston is 39.038N. The longitude is -80.467W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,020 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,239.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,690
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Weston demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Preston
· Fleshersville
· Fisherville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson
Local festivals include:
  • Lewis County Fair - July 31-Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Weston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park, Watters Smith Memorial State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Weston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lewis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26452 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Weston residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Weston ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Weston was $14,089, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Weston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Weston festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Weston include Weston Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Weston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $247.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $584.


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Libraries

Libraries in Weston include Louis Bennett ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Weston include Weston Democrat

TV stations in Weston include WDTV.

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Politics

Lewis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Weston political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Weston workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Weston include Super 8.

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