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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Westford.

This page contains six sections:

Around Westford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Middleton. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southeast of Westford. Middleton has a population of 19,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Waunakee. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Westford and has a population of 13,600 people.

For comparison, Westford has a population of 520 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baraboo   [Map]   12,173   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
DeForest   [Map]   9,690   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   4,751   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Middleton   [Map]   6,257   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mount Horeb   [Map]   7,462   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Portage   [Map]   10,365   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Reedsburg   [Map]   9,537   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   5,017   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby   [Map]   4,887   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sparta   [Map]   9,695   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Tomah   [Map]   9,405   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Verona   [Map]   12,969   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Viroqua   [Map]   4,395   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
West Salem   [Map]   4,967   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Windsor   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bloom City   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cazenovia   [Map]   325   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   862   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Henrietta   [Map]   481   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hub City   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Ironton   [Map]   682   E   5 miles [8 km]
Ironton   [Map]   257   NE   5 miles [8 km]
La Valle   [Map]   1,374   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
La Valle   [Map]   363   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lime Ridge   [Map]   166   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Rockbridge   [Map]   710   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Washington   [Map]   1,031   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Willow   [Map]   567   S   5 miles [8 km]
Woodland   [Map]   827   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Yuba   [Map]   72   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Westford, please visit our County-by-County Page for Westford.

Richland County ...

Westford is located in Richland County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Richland County: Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Sauk & Vernon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Westford ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bloom City   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West of Westford   [Map]
Greenwood   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Henrietta (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Hill Point   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hub City   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ithaca   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Lime Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Neptune   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Rockbridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Westford.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Westford. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Westford ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Westford.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reedsburg Muni.   [Map]   C35   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wisconsin Dells Airport(ICAO: KDLL)   [Map]   DLL   E   23 miles [37 km]
New Lisbon Union Airport   [Map]   82C   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Sauk - Prairie Airport   [Map]   91C   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Westford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Westford. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   ESE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]   CWA   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Rochester Intl. (RST/KRST)   [Map]   RST   WNW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   ESE   124 miles [199.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Crosse Muni.(LSE/KLSE)   [Map]   LSE   WNW   56 miles [90.1 km]
Dubuque Rgnl. (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]   DBQ   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   ENE   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Three Castles Airpark   [Map]   4D1   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reedsburg Muni.   [Map]   C35   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elroy Muni.   [Map]   60C   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richland Airport   [Map]   93C   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tri-County Rgnl.(ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]   LNR   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wisconsin Dells Airport(ICAO: KDLL)   [Map]   DLL   E   23 miles [37 km]
New Lisbon Union Airport   [Map]   82C   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Sauk - Prairie Airport   [Map]   91C   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KLNR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wisconsin Dells Airport   (ICAO: KDLL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boscobel Airport   (ICAO: KOVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sparta / Fort McCoy Airport   (CMY/KCMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rochester Intl.   (RST/KRST)   [Map]
        Website for Rochester International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Crosse Muni.   (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dubuque Rgnl.   (DBQ/KDBQ)   [Map]
        Website for Dubuque Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Richland County: www.co.richland.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westford.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Westford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 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: 43.5041, Longitude: -90.2473     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Westford), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Westford.