A Weston County home is full of history and surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty including rolling plains, prairies, and hills covered with trees. The Thunder Basin National Grassland comprises much of the county. This is a treasured area for observing wildlife, camping, hunting, and great views. Check out how far you can see from Cow Creek Buttes and maybe even catch the Aurora Borealis on occasion. In addition to the natural beauty, it is also an interesting place to experience energy production in the form of coal, gas, and oil. There are employment opportunities in these areas in the region.
Upton and Newcastle are two of the largest cities in the county. Search for a Weston County home in one of these cities or go for a private spot of beautiful land. Newcastle is home to about 3500 residents and includes many amenities. The residents here care about each other and it gives off a great small town vibe. There are seven parks within Newcastle and there are recreational opportunities available to all ages, including swimming, organized sports, and community recreation events. Upton is located in a great spot where highways 16 and 116 meet and it is only 20 minutes to the interstate. Be sure to check out historic Old Town and golfers are invited to play Cedar Pines Golf Course.
Children living in Weston County real estate attend either Weston County School District #1 or #7. The schools are located in Upton or Newcastle and provide a solid education with plenty of opportunities for participating in sports, clubs, and activities. Families enjoy spending time learning more about the history of the area at the Anna Miller Museum or the Red Onion Museum, spending time in the outdoors, shopping, dining, and participating in community events and activities.