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Welcome to Westport ...

The town of Westport is located in Brown County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Westport has a population of 133 people<3> (see below for details).

Westport is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Westport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Westport: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westport had an population of 133 people (or an increase of 6.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westport had a population of 133 people. This makes Westport the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Westport represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 280th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 133 people, the population of Westport increased 6.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 125 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Westport ...

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

  • Aberdeen [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Westport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Houghton [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houghton
    • Houghton [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houghton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houghton<6>
  • Winship [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winship
    • Winship [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Westport
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winship
  • Tacoma Park [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma Park
    • Tacoma Park [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Westport
    • Estimated population in 2014: 413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Long Lake Colony [McPherson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake Colony
      • Long Lake Colony [McPherson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Westport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Lake Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake Colony
    • Huffton [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huffton
      • Huffton [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Westport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huffton
    • Ordway [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ordway
      • Ordway [Brown County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Westport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ordway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ordway
    • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Wood Village Addition
      • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Westport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Wood Village Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Wood Village Addition
    • Melrose Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melrose Addition
      • Melrose Addition [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Westport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melrose Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melrose Addition
    • Gederos Estates [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gederos Estates
      • Gederos Estates [Brown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Westport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gederos Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gederos Estates

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Westport.

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

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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.

The official website for Brown County: www.brown.sd.us/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Brown, 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 Westport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westport - 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- 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, 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: 45.6478, Longitude: -98.4976       In this case, the coordinates for Westport 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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