Town of Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth is a town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
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The town of Weymouth is 13 km. (8 miles) south of Dorchester, and 8 km. (5 miles) north of the Isle of Portland.
Weymouth had a population of 51,760 in 2004, and is part of the borough of Weymouth and Portland.
Weymouth and Portland have a history stretching back to the 12th century, with the area playing a part in the Black Death, the settlement of the Americas, the Georgian Era, and World War II.
Weymouth is a popular tourist resort, and the town's economy depends on its harbour and the beaches of Weymouth Bay.
Official Town of Weymouth, Dorset website: dorsetforyou.com