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"Grape Juice Capital of the World"

Westfield is a village in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.

Westfield is in the Southern Tier region.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Westfield. For links to other places called Westfield, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Westfield is 42.322N. The longitude is -79.578W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 745 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,480.


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Median household income
Local
$32,136
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Westfield demographic reports
Westfield is on Chautauqua Creek, near Lake Erie.
Former and merged names include:
· Crossroads
Longtime home of Welch's Grape Juice

A local girl, Grace Bedell, wrote to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in 1860, suggesting that he wear whiskers

Local festivals include:
  • Westfield Arts & Crafts Festival - July 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Westfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Chautauqua County Historical Society, McClurg Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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18% of Westfield residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westfield was $15,828, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Westfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Westfield include East Main Street Historic District, French Portage Road Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Westfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $893.


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Libraries in Westfield include Patterson Library ... View libraries

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Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westfield political report.

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The average commute time for Westfield workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other NY communities named Westfield:
  �Chautauqua County town

NY communities formerly known as Westfield:
  �Fort Ann, Washington County
  �Selden, Suffolk County
  �Fort Ann, Washington County

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