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1890 Communities Near Westford ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Westford in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Westford.

Alto   (Fond du Lac County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Alto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Atwater   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westford
 - Atwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Beaver Dam   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 4,222 people (with 16,369 people in 2017)
 - Beaver Dam had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnett   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Westford
 - Burnett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambria   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 524 people (with 753 people in 2017)
 - Cambria had a post office and railroad service
 
Chester   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 31 people (with 673 people in 2017)
 - Chester had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbus   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 2,367 people (with 5,031 people in 2017)
 - Columbus had a post office and railroad service
 
Danville   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doylestown   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 136 people (with 292 people in 2017)
 - Doylestown had a post office and railroad service
 
Elba   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Westford
 - Elba had railroad service and no post office
 
Fall River   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 1,704 people in 2017)
 - Fall River had a post office and railroad service
 
Fox Lake   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 814 people (with 1,460 people in 2017)
 - Fox Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Fox Lake Junction   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westford
 - Fox Lake Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Horicon   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 1,429 people (with 3,611 people in 2017)
 - Horicon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Juneau   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 2,680 people in 2017)
 - Juneau had a post office and railroad service
 
Lost Lake   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westford
 - Lost Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowell   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 304 people (with 325 people in 2017)
 - Lowell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackford   (Green Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Westford
 - Mackford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Green Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 196 people (with 100 people in 2017)
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Markesan   (Green Lake County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 475 people (with 1,408 people in 2017)
 - Markesan had a post office and railroad service
 
Minnesota Junction   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 214 people
 - Minnesota Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westford
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otsego   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Otsego had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randolph   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 405 people (with 1,762 people in 2017)
 - Randolph had a post office and railroad service
 
Reeseville   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 262 people (with 679 people in 2017)
 - Reeseville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rio   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 372 people (with 1,042 people in 2017)
 - Rio had a post office and railroad service
 
Rolling Prairie   (Dodge County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Westford
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Rolling Prairie had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.wi.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Westford, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Westford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westford. 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 Town of Westford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4880, Longitude: -88.9404     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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