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Welcome to Westport ...

The Town of Westport is located in Essex County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Westport has a population of 1,277 people<1> (see below for details).

Westport is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westport had a population of 1,312 people. This makes Westport the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,312 people, the population of Westport decreased 3.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,362 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Westport had an population of 1,277 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Westport ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Westport and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017
Chesterfield   [Map]   2,385   N   18 miles [29 km]
Jay   [Map]   2,438   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moriah   [Map]   4,660   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bristol (VT)   [Map]   3,892   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charlotte (VT)   [Map]   3,816   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ferrisburg (VT)   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Westport.

Communities Also Named Westport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Westport - they are located in Connecticut and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westport. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westport.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Westport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Westport. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Essex County

About New York

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westport.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Westport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Town of Westport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1862, Longitude: -73.4485     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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