Westford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Westford: Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

About

Westford is a town located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,951 and a population density of 701 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 25,276 inhabitants.

The town was created 387 years ago in 1634.

Quick Facts about Westford

Population : 25,276 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Postal code : 01886
Area : 31.3 km2
Altitude : 407 feet / 124 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1635 (387 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:11:09 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 808 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.15% (2010-2020)
Westford locator map
Location of Westford on Massachusetts map.
Old Westford Academy  MA image
Old Westford Academy MA
Old Westford Academy  MA image

Geography

Westford is located at 42°34'45"N 71°26'16"W (42.5792600, -71.4378400).

Westford map

Demographics

The population of Westford increased by 13.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,951 - census
2011 22,473 2.32% estimation process
2012 23,248 3.33% estimation process
2013 23,646 1.68% estimation process
2014 24,030 1.6% estimation process
2015 24,125 0.39% estimation process
2016 24,223 0.4% estimation process
2017 24,269 0.19% estimation process
2018 24,219 -0.21% estimation process
2019 24,817 2.41% estimation process
2020 25,276 1.82% estimation process

Westford zip code is 01886. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 25017

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People born in Westford (13)

People born in Westford, including actor Aaron Stanford, screenwriter and author Aaron Stockard, politician Willard Hall, .

List

  • Pat Bradley (professional golfer) she was born in 24/03/1951
  • James M. Stone (American politician) he was born in 13/08/1817
  • Joel Abbot (U.S. naval officer) he was born in 18/01/1793
  • Michael Woodford, Jr. (American ice hockey player) he was born in 04/10/1981
  • Rufus Byam Richardson (American classical archaeologist) he was born in 18/04/1845
  • Charles Herrick (American politician) he was born in 22/09/1814
  • Emily Frances Fletcher (American botanist (1845-1923)) she was born in 17/01/1845
  • Martha Reed Mitchell (American philanthropist) she was born in 01/03/1818
  • Abraham Prescott Jr. (American, 1809-1845) he was born in 01/01/1809
  • John Nicoletta (US skier (1981-2008)) he was born in 02/04/1981

Schools in Westford

College & universities near Westford, MA

Code Name City ZIP
382416 Greater Lowell Technical School Tyngsboro (MA) 01879
166513 University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell (MA) 01854-5104
166498 Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute Lowell (MA) 01852-1909
165635 National Aviation Academy of New England Concord (MA) 01742
166887 Middlesex Community College Bedford (MA) 01730-9124

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Westford, MA

Code Name Address Type
NSH Nashua, NH 8 North Southwood Drive BUS
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
HHL Haverhill station Washington Street at Railroad Square RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL

Post offices near Westford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Westford Post Office Westford (MA) 01886
Forge Villag Post Office Westford (MA) 01886
Littleton Post Office Littleton (MA) 01460
Nabna Post Office Westford (MA) 01886
Chelmsford Post Office Chelmsford (MA) 01824

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Middlesex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Middlesex County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Lowell 109,945 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Cambridge 107,289 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newton 87,803 City in Massachusetts, United States
Somerville 80,935 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Somerville 75,754 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Framingham 73,892 Town in Massachusetts
Framingham Center 65,413 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Waltham 62,069 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Medford 60,847 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Malden 59,922 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Everett 46,107 City in Massachusetts
Arlington 45,169 Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Billerica 43,021 Town in Massachusetts
Woburn 40,135 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Westford distances to largest Massachusetts cities