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Welcome to Westfield ...

The Town of Westfield is located in Chautauqua County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Westfield has a population of 4,566 people<3> (see below for details).

Westfield is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Westfield: (716)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westfield had an population of 4,566 people. This is a decrease of 6.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westfield had a population of 4,896 people. This makes Westfield the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Westfield represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 490th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,896 people, the population of Westfield decreased 6.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,232 people).

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

Communities Also Named Westfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Westfield - they are located in Vermont and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westfield.

Communities near Westfield ...

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

  • Pomfret [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomfret
    • Pomfret [Chautauqua County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Westfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,846 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomfret have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomfret
  • Dunkirk [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunkirk
    • Dunkirk [Chautauqua County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Westfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunkirk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunkirk<6>
  • Fredonia [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredonia
    • Fredonia [Chautauqua County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Westfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredonia<6>
  • Portland [Chautauqua County]
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    • Portland [Chautauqua County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Westfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,619 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ellery [Chautauqua County]
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      • Ellery [Chautauqua County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Westfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellery
    • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County]
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      • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Westfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chautauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chautauqua
    • North East [Erie County]
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      • North East [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Westfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,033 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East<6>
    • Lakewood [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
      • Lakewood [Chautauqua County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Westfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,797 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<6>
    • Ripley [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Westfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • North Harmony [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Harmony
      • North Harmony [Chautauqua County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Westfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Harmony

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westfield ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chautauqua County: www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/

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 Chautauqua, 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 Westfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Westfield) 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 Westfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2862, Longitude: -79.6017       In this case, the coordinates for Westfield 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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