A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Westport ...
The location of Westport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Westport is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Westport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Westport: (816)
Adding Westport 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 Westport 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 Westport 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 Westport on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Westport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Westport - they are located in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westport.
Communities near Westport ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westport.
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 Westport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westport.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westport. 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 Westport.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westport. See our Newspapers Page for Westport.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westport ...
Looking for more information about Westport? 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 Westport, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westport.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.mo.us/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021