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Welcome to Westernport ...

The town of Westernport is located in Allegany County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Westernport has a population of 1,767 people<1> (see below for details).

Westernport is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Westernport: (301) and (240)<3>

The ZIP code for Westernport: 21562<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westernport had a population of 1,888 people. This makes Westernport the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Westernport represents 0.03% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,888 people, the population of Westernport decreased 10.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,104 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Westernport had an population of 1,767 people. This is a decrease of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Westernport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cumberland   [Map]   19,707   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frostburg   [Map]   8,642   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   875   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lonaconing   [Map]   1,128   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mountain Lake Park   [Map]   2,080   W   18 miles [29 km]
Oakland   [Map]   1,838   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

See 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 Westernport. 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 Westernport. 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 Westernport.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westernport ...

Looking for more information about Westernport? 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 Westernport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Westernport.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westernport.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westernport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<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 town (such as Westernport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westernport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Westernport) 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 Westernport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westernport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westernport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4862, Longitude: -79.0456     [Map].

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