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Welcome to Westbrook ...

Westbrook is located in Middlesex County<1>.

The location of Westbrook has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Westbrook is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Westbrook lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Westbrook: (860)

The ZIP code for Westbrook: 06498<4>

Websites for Westbrook ...

Official Website:   www.westbrookct.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.middlesexchamber.com/

Adding Westbrook to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Westbrook in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Westbrook elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Westbrook on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Westbrook on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Westbrook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Westbrook - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (5), Utah (3), Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westbrook.

Communities near Westbrook ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westbrook.

  • Branford [New Haven County]
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    • Branford [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Westbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,900 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branford
  • New London [New London County]
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    • New London [New London County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Westbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
  • New London [New London County]
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    • New London [New London County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Westbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
  • Southold [Suffolk County]
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    • Southold [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Westbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,170 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southold
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guilford [New Haven County]
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      • Guilford [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Westbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
    • Waterford [New London County]
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      • Waterford [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Westbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford
    • Montville [New London County]
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      • Montville [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Westbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montville
    • East Lyme [New London County]
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      • East Lyme [New London County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Westbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,462 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lyme
    • Madison [New Haven County]
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      • Madison [New Haven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Westbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • North Branford [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Branford
      • North Branford [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Westbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Branford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Branford

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westbrook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westbrook.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westbrook. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Westbrook.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westbrook. See our Newspapers Page for Westbrook.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westbrook ...

Looking for more information about Westbrook? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Westbrook, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Westbrook.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About Middlesex County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Westbrook: www.westbrookct.us/

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westbrook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Westbrook). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westbrook or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westbrook) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westbrook. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westbrook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westbrook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2854, Longitude: -72.4476       In this case, the coordinates for Westbrook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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