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West Springfield, Massachusetts
Welcome to West Springfield ...
A typical abbreviation for West Springfield: W. Springfield
From the Census Estimates for 2019, West Springfield has a population of 28,517 people<2> (see below for details).
West Springfield was settled in 1660 and was incorporated in 1774.
The community of West Springfield is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: West Springfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
West Springfield lies within the (413) area code.
The ZIP codes for West Springfield: 01089-01090<4>
Websites for West Springfield ...
Official Website: www.west-springfield.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Springfield had an population of 28,517 people. This is an increase of 0.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.22% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Springfield had a population of 28,391 people (which is 6.13% of the total population of Hampden County). This makes West Springfield the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of West Springfield represents 0.43% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 28,391 people, the population of West Springfield increased 1.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,899 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Springfield.
Adding West Springfield 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 West Springfield 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 West Springfield elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found West Springfield on a George F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Springfield on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named West Springfield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named West Springfield - they are located in New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Springfield.
Communities near West Springfield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Springfield.
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 West Springfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Springfield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Springfield. 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 West Springfield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Springfield. See our Newspapers Page for West Springfield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Springfield ...
Looking for more information about West Springfield? 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 West Springfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Springfield.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for West Springfield: www.west-springfield.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021