Westernport Allegany County, Maryland

Westernport: Town of the United States


Westernport is a town located in the county of Allegany in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,888 and a population density of 804 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,712 inhabitants.

The town was created 263 years ago in 1757.

Westernport Quick Facts

Population : 1,712 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Allegany County
Phone Area Codes : 301
Area : 2.35 km2
Altitude : 922 feet / 281 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1758 (263 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:34:20 (27th November 2021)
Postal code : 21562
Density : 729 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.28% (2010-2020)
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Westernport is located at 39°29'7"N 79°2'41"W (39.4853700, -79.0447500).

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According to census records, the population of Westernport decreased by 10.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,888 - census
2011 1,862 -1.4% estimation process
2012 1,845 -0.92% estimation process
2013 1,833 -0.65% estimation process
2014 1,816 -0.94% estimation process
2015 1,796 -1.11% estimation process
2016 1,781 -0.84% estimation process
2017 1,757 -1.37% estimation process
2018 1,743 -0.8% estimation process
2019 1,726 -0.98% estimation process
2020 1,712 -0.82% estimation process

Westernport zip code is 21562. County name: Allegany, County fips: 24001

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Local Places in Westernport

People born in Westernport (2)

People born in Westernport, including politician Stephen Wheeler Downey, writer Rachel Cosgrove Payes, you can see a list of people who born in Westernport.

Schools in Westernport

College & universities near Westernport, MD

Code Name City ZIP
237701 Potomac State College of West Virginia University Keyser (WV) 26726
368647 Mineral County Vocational Technical Center Keyser (WV) 26726
162584 Frostburg State University Frostburg (MD) 21532-1099
162609 Garrett College McHenry (MD) 21541
161688 Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland (MD) 21502-2596

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Westernport, MD

Code Name Address Type
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
CUM Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL

Post offices near Westernport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Westernpor Post Office Westernport (MD) 21562
Piedmon Post Office Piedmont (WV) 26750
Bloomington Post Office Bloomington (MD) 21523
Barton Post Office Barton (MD) 21521
Keyser Post Office Keyser (WV) 26726

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Allegany County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Allegany County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Cumberland 19,131 City in Allegany County, Maryland, United States
Frostburg 8,465 City in Allegany County, Maryland, United States
La Vale 3,551 Census designated place
Charlestown 1,202 Town in Cecil County, Maryland
Lonaconing 1,096 Town in Maryland, United States
Barton 419 Town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States
Midland 410 Town of the United States
Luke 60 Town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Westernport distances to largest Maryland cities