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Westport, New York

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The location of Westport

Welcome to Westport ...

The village of Westport is located in the Adirondacks.

Westport is located in Essex County.

The location of Westport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The community of Westport is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Westport lies within the (518) area code.

Communities near Westport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Jay   [Map]   2,438   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Moriah   [Map]   4,660   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bristol (VT)   [Map]   3,892   E   18 miles [29 km]
Charlotte (VT)   [Map]   3,816   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ferrisburg (VT)   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ferrisburgh (VT)   [Map]   2,721   E   7 miles [11.3 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 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, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westport. If available, we provide a satellite 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. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Westport:

Websites for Westport ...

Official Website:

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Westport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Westport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Essex County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Westport:

The official website for Essex County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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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. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westport. 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 Westport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1839, Longitude: -73.4357     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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