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Weston, Vermont

Weston Vermont is a town located in Windsor County, in the "Southern Vermont" region of the state. A hidden gem among the Green Mountains of Vermont, Weston is a town for all seasons, interests and ages, and a relaxing, rewarding step back in time.

Centered around a village green complete with bandstand, Weston is one of Vermont's most picturesque villages. The Inn at Weston offers Romantic Getaways, Gourmet Dining, and a Glorious Site for Vermont Weddings, Honeymoons and Corporate Retreats.

During the warmer months visitors come from far and wide to visit the nationally renowned Vermont Country Store, the Weston Priory (a small Benedictine Monastery known world-wide for the singing voices of the Monks who live there), and the Weston Playhouse.

Weston is also very popular during the winter months because it is conveniently located within minutes of four major downhill ski areas (Bromley Mountain, Stratton Mountain, Magic Mountain, and Okemo Mountain), several cross-country ski touring centers, and snowmobile trails are abundant in the area.


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Quick Facts About Weston

County: Windsor
Latitude / Longitude: 43.30 N / 72.79 W
Zip Code(s): 05161
Chartered: 1799
Population (2009): 631
Elevation: 1295 feet | Land Area: 35.1 miles
Town Clerk: 802-824-6645
Nearest Major Hospitals: Springfield Hospital (27.4 miles E)
Nearest Major Airports: Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (20.3 miles NW)
Amtrak Stations: Rutland (26.7 miles NW)
Nearest Colleges/Universities: a branch of the Community College of Vermont is in Springfield (27.3 miles E) Top Employers: Vermont Country Store
Tourist Attractions: Vermont Country Store, Farrar-Mansur House & Museum, The Weston Playhouse, The Benedictine Monks of Weston Priory, Weston Historical Society & Museum. Nearby: Magic Mountain (8.4 miles S), Okemo Mountain Resort (10.7 miles NE), Bromley Mountain (13.0 miles SW), Stratton Mountain (18.2 miles S) Birthplace of: Aaron H. Cragin (1824-1898), US congressman & senator; Sam Lloyd (born 1963), actor; Hiram Sanford Stevens (1832-1893), US congressman.

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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 11: Southern Vermont | Mount Tabor (2.9 miles W) | Peru (2.6 miles SW) | Landgrove (2.1 miles W) | Londonderry (2.6 miles S) | Andover (2.1 miles SE) | Ludlow (2.8 miles NE)

Vermont Events in October

32nd Annual Weston Craft Show 10/9/15 - 10/11/15
The Weston Craft Show is a juried exhibit of exceptional Vermont artisans, representing works in baskets, ceramics, folk art, glass, jewelry, lighting, paper, fiber, leather, mosaics, pastels, sculpture, wearable art, and wood. The Weston Craft Show is held at the Weston Playhouse which provides a manageable, pleasant shopping experience for those looking for something special. With a carefully juried array of exceptional arts and crafts in a distinctive setting, the Weston Craft Show offers discerning collectors high quality, diversity and beautiful displays. Take the opportunity to visit one of the most prestigious exhibitions of contemporary crafts in Vermont. The show is produced by the Weston Craft Show Committee with all proceeds supporting the preservation of Weston’s historic museums. More than $500,000 has been raised over the years. Come join us and celebrate the art of fine Vermont craftsmanship at Vermont’s premier crafts show.

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