Westfield, Massachusetts

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Westfield, Massachusetts
Skyline of Westfield, Massachusetts
Nickname(s): 
The Whip City,[1] Bestfield
Motto(s): 
"Community Driven"[1]
Location in Hampden County in Massachusetts
Location in Hampden County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°07′30″N 72°45′00″W / 42.12500°N 72.75000°W / 42.12500; -72.75000Coordinates: 42°07′30″N 72°45′00″W / 42.12500°N 72.75000°W / 42.12500; -72.75000
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyHampden
Settled1660
Incorporated (town)May 19, 1669
Incorporated (city)November 2, 1920
Government
 • MayorDaniel Knapik
Area
 • Total47.3 sq mi (122.6 km2)
 • Land46.6 sq mi (120.6 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)  1.56%
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total41,094
 • Density881.8/sq mi (340.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP codes
01085, 01086
Area code(s)413
FIPS code25-76030
GNIS feature ID0608962
Websitewww.cityofwestfield.org

Westfield is a city in Hampden County, in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, United States. Westfield was first settled in 1660. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 41,094 at the 2010 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "City of Westfield, Massachusetts". City of Westfield, Massachusetts. Retrieved August 29, 2012.

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