Entrance to the Savanna Community in Weston

Weston was incorporated as a city in 1996. The area was mostly developed by Arvida/JMB Realty and is located against the western developmental boundary of Broward County: there's nothing to the west except the Everglades.

The city is quite affluent for the area and is consistently ranked among the better places to live in the United States, usually topping the list of best cities to live in in Florida.