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Westport is a town in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.
The latitude of Westport is 41.123N. The longitude is -73.347W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,749.
Helen Keller died here in 1968.
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11% of Westport residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westport was $73,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.
69% of Westport 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 Westport include Compo - Owenoke Historic District, East Bank Historic District, Mill Cove Historic District, Myrtle Avenue Historic District, National Hall Historic District, Norfield Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Westport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,140. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,911.
Libraries in Westport include Westport Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Westport include Westport News
Westport restaurants taking online reservations include Splash ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Westport workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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