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Welcome to Westby ...

The city of Westby is located in Vernon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Westby has a population of 2,248 people<2> (see below for details).

Westby is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Westby: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westby had a population of 2,200 people (which is 7.39% of the total population of Vernon County). This makes Westby the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Westby represents 0.04% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 400th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,200 people, the population of Westby increased 7.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,045 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Westby had an population of 2,248 people. This is an increase of 2.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Westby ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Westby and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bangor   [Map]   1,471   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barre   [Map]   1,293   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bergen   [Map]   1,377   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clinton   [Map]   1,425   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Franklin   [Map]   1,174   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   2,154   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Westby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Westby - they are located in Montana and North Dakota.

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

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 Westby. 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 Westby. 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 Westby.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westby ...

Looking for more information about Westby? 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.

Looking for more information about Westby? 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 Westby, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westby.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/


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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Westby) 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 Westby. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6530, Longitude: -90.8574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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