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1890 Communities Near Westport ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Westport had a post office and no railroad service.

Avoca   (Iowa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East (E) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 278 people (with 628 people in 2017)
 - Avoca had a post office and railroad service
 
Balmoral   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Westport
 - Balmoral had a post office and no railroad service
 
Basswood   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Basswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bell Center   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 105 people (with 112 people in 2017)
 - Bell Center had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue River   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 36 people (with 419 people in 2017)
 - Blue River had a post office and railroad service
 
Boaz   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 142 people (with 150 people in 2017)
 - Boaz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boscobel   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 1,570 people (with 3,120 people in 2017)
 - Boscobel had a post office and railroad service
 
Boydtown   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westport
 - Boydtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Byrds Creek   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Westport
 - Byrds Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castle Rock   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 37 people (with 255 people in 2017)
 - Castle Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Excelsior   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 167 people
 - Excelsior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fennimore   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 616 people (with 2,482 people in 2017)
 - Fennimore had a post office and railroad service
 
Five Points   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westport
 - Five Points had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haney   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Westport
 - Haney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Homer   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Westport
 - Homer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lancaster Junction   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Westport
 - Lancaster Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Mill Creek   (Richland County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mill Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Mill Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscoda   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 605 people (with 1,262 people in 2017)
 - Muscoda had a post office and railroad service
 
North Clayton   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Westport
 - North Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richland Center   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 1,819 people (with 4,998 people in 2017)
 - Richland Center had a post office and railroad service
 
Sabin   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Westport
 - Sabin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Soldiers Grove   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 550 people in 2017)
 - Soldiers Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Steuben   (Crawford County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Westport
 - Steuben had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar Grove   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Sugar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Richland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Werley   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Werley had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodman   (Grant County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Westport
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 130 people in 2017)
 - Woodman had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Westport: www.townofwestport.org/

The official website for Richland County: www.co.richland.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 Westport, 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 starting from Westport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2050, Longitude: -90.6412     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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