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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.
A local girl, Grace Bedell, wrote to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in 1860, suggesting that he wear whiskers
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chautauqua County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jamestown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14787 ZIP code.
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.
23% of Westfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Westfield include East Main Street Historic District, French Portage Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Westfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $893.
Libraries in Westfield include Patterson Library ... View libraries
Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westfield political report.
The average commute time for Westfield workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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