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Welcome to Westby ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Westby has a population of 154 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Westby.
Westby is 2,090 feet [637 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Westby lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Westby (for example, toward Crosby (ND)), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Westby is located in the (406) area code.
The ZIP code for Westby: 59275<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westby had an population of 154 people. This is a decrease of 8.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.47% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Westby had a population of 168 people. This makes Westby the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Westby represents 0.02% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 168 people, the population of Westby decreased 2.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 172 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Westby.
Communities Also Named Westby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Westby - they are located in North Dakota and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westby.
Communities near Westby ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westby.
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 Westby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westby.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westby. See our Newspapers Page for Westby.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westby ...
Looking for more information about Westby? 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 Westby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Westby.
Adding Westby to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Westby in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Westby was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Westby on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Sheridan County: www.co.sheridan.mt.us/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022