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Welcome to Westport ...

Westport is located in Lincoln County<1>.

The location of Westport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Westport is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Westport: (704) & (980)<4>

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, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, 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.

  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntersville
    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<6>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
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    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kannapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<6>
  • Mooresville [Iredell County]
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    • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooresville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<6>
  • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<6>
    • Newton [Catawba County]
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      • Newton [Catawba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davidson
      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<6>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
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      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
    • Conover [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conover
      • Conover [Catawba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<6>

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Lincoln County

About North Carolina

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 Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<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- Westport) 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 Westport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5012, Longitude: -80.9787       In this case, the coordinates for Westport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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