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Welcome to Westerlo ...

The Town of Westerlo is located in Albany County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Westerlo has a population of 3,282 people<3> (see below for details).

Westerlo is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Westerlo is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westerlo had an population of 3,282 people. This is a decrease of 2.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westerlo had a population of 3,361 people. This makes Westerlo the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Westerlo represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 646th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,361 people, the population of Westerlo decreased 3.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,466 people).

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

Communities near Westerlo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westerlo.

  • Albany [Albany County]
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    • Albany [Albany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Westerlo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<6>
  • Guilderland [Albany County]
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    • Guilderland [Albany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Westerlo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilderland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilderland
  • Bethlehem [Albany County]
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    • Bethlehem [Albany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Westerlo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,808 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
  • East Greenbush [Rensselaer County]
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    • East Greenbush [Rensselaer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Westerlo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Schodack [Rensselaer County]
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      • Schodack [Rensselaer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Westerlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schodack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Catskill [Greene County]
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      • Catskill [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Westerlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rensselaer [Rensselaer County]
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      • Rensselaer [Rensselaer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Westerlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rensselaer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rensselaer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rensselaer<6>
    • New Scotland [Albany County]
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      • New Scotland [Albany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Westerlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coxsackie [Greene County]
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      • Coxsackie [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Westerlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coxsackie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kinderhook [Columbia County]
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      • Kinderhook [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Westerlo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinderhook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinderhook

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 Westerlo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westerlo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westerlo. 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 Westerlo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westerlo. See our Newspapers Page for Westerlo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westerlo ...

Looking for more information about Westerlo? 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 Westerlo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westerlo.

Mentions & References for Westerlo

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Albany County

About New York

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westerlo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Albany County: www.albanycounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Albany, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westerlo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westerlo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westerlo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westerlo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WesterloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westerlo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4842, Longitude: -74.0418       In this case, the coordinates for Westerlo 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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