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Westwood, Iowa

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The location of Westwood

Welcome to Westwood ...

The city of Westwood is located in Henry County.

The location of Westwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Westwood has a population of 111 people<2> (see below for details).

Westwood is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Westwood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Westwood is located in the (319) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westwood had a population of 112 people. This makes Westwood the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Westwood decreased 11.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 127 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Westwood had an population of 111 people. This is a decrease of 0.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Westwood.

Communities Also Named Westwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 81 communities that are also named Westwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (10), Ohio (5), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Quebec, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (3), Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (6) and Washington (2).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Westwood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westwood ...

Looking for more information about Westwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Westwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Westwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westwood.

Communities near Westwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the West (W) of Westwood

Located in Jefferson County

Mount Pleasant   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Westwood

New London   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Westwood

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Westwood

Wayland   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Westwood

West Point   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westwood

Located in Lee County

Danville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westwood

Located in Des Moines County

Brighton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Westwood

Located in Washington County

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Westwood

Located in Van Buren County

Salem   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Westwood

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Westwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Henry County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henry County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westwood) 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 Westwood. 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 Westwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9648, Longitude: -91.6266     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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