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Welcome to Westport ...

The coastal city of Westport is located at Grays Harbor.

Westport is located in Grays Harbor County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Westport has a population of 2,096 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Westport.

The community of Westport is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Westport lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Westport: (360)

The ZIP code for Westport: 98595<4>

Websites for Westport ...

Official Website:   www.ci.westport.wa.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.graysharbor.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westport had an population of 2,096 people. This is a decrease of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westport had a population of 2,099 people. This makes Westport the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Westport represents 0.03% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,099 people, the population of Westport decreased 1.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,137 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, South Dakota, Tennessee 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 [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Grays Harbor County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,827 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Hoquiam [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoquiam
    • Hoquiam [Grays Harbor County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoquiam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoquiam<6>
  • Ocean Shores [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Shores
    • Ocean Shores [Grays Harbor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Shores
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Shores<6>
  • Cosmopolis [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cosmopolis
    • Cosmopolis [Grays Harbor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cosmopolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cosmopolis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grayland [Grays Harbor County]
    • Markham [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markham
      • Markham [Grays Harbor County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Westport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Markham
    • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray Gables
      • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Gables have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray Gables
    • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Harbor City
      • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grays Harbor City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grays Harbor City
    • Oyehut [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyehut
      • Oyehut [Grays Harbor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Westport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyehut
    • Ocean City [Grays Harbor County]

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.

Adding Westport to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Westport in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Westport was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Westport on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Westport: www.ci.westport.wa.us/

The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Grays Harbor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Westport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8903, Longitude: -124.1043    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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