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Welcome to Westford ...

The Town of Westford is located in Chittenden 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 2,118 people<3> (see below for details).

Westford is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Westford is located in the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westford had an population of 2,118 people. This is an increase of 4.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westford had a population of 2,029 people. This makes Westford the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Westford represents 0.32% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,029 people, the population of Westford decreased 2.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,086 people).

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

Communities Also Named Westford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Westford - they are located in New York 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.

  • Burlington
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Essex
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Essex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Essex
    • Essex is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,839 people
  • South Burlington
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Burlington
    • South Burlington is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,578 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Burlington <5>
  • Colchester
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
    • Colchester is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,102 people
  • Milton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,907 people
  • Essex Junction
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Essex Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Essex Junction
    • Essex Junction is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,793 people
  • Williston
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston
    • Williston is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,263 people
  • Shelburne
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelburne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelburne
    • Shelburne is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,649 people
  • Winooski
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winooski have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winooski
    • Winooski is located in Chittenden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,527 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winooski <5>
  • Saint Albans
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)

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.

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 State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Vermont's counties, including Chittenden, 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 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>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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