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Welcome to Westfield ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Westfield has a population of 41,204 people<2> (see below for details).
Westfield was settled in 1660.
The community of Westfield is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Westfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Westfield is located in the (413) area code.
The ZIP codes for Westfield: 01085-01086<4>
Websites for Westfield ...
Official Website: www.ci.westfield.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westfield had an population of 41,204 people. This is an increase of 0.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.82% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Westfield had a population of 41,094 people (or 8.87% of the total population of Hampden County). This makes Westfield the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Westfield represents 0.63% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 41,094 people, the population of Westfield increased 2.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 40,072 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Westfield.
Adding Westfield 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 Westfield 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 Westfield elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Westfield on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Westfield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Westfield - they are located in Alabama (2), California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westfield.
Communities near Westfield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westfield.
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 Westfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westfield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westfield. 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 Westfield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westfield. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Westfield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westfield ...
Looking for more information about Westfield? 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 Westfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westfield.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Westfield: www.ci.westfield.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021