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Welcome to Westford ...

The Town of Westford is located in Otsego County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Westford has a population of 819 people<3> (see below for details).

Westford is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westford had an population of 819 people. This is a decrease of 5.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westford had a population of 868 people. This makes Westford the county's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 868 people, the population of Westford increased 10.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 784 people).

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

Communities Also Named Westford ...

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

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

Communities near Westford ...

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

  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Westford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,695 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<6>
  • Cobleskill [Schoharie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobleskill
    • Cobleskill [Schoharie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Westford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,201 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobleskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobleskill
  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Westford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
  • Cobleskill [Schoharie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobleskill
    • Cobleskill [Schoharie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Westford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobleskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobleskill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cobleskill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Otsego [Otsego County]
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      • Otsego [Otsego County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Westford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otsego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otsego
    • Canajoharie [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canajoharie
      • Canajoharie [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Westford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canajoharie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canajoharie
    • Milford [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Otsego County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Westford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Davenport [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
      • Davenport [Delaware County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Westford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
    • Richmondville [Schoharie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmondville
      • Richmondville [Schoharie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Westford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmondville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmondville
    • Laurens [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurens
      • Laurens [Otsego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Westford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurens

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Otsego County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otsego County: www.otsegocounty.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 Otsego, 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 Westford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westford - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westford) 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 Westford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6392, Longitude: -74.8140       In this case, the coordinates for Westford 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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