Westport (CDP), New York facts for kids

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Westport, New York
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New York
County Essex
Town Westport
Area
 • Total 2.36 sq mi (6.11 km2)
 • Land 2.36 sq mi (6.11 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 518
 • Density 219/sq mi (84.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12993
FIPS code 36-80764

Westport is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Westport in Essex County, New York, United States. The population of the CDP was 518 at the 2010 census, or 39.4% of the total population of the town of Westport.

Geography

Westport hamlet is located in the center of the town of Westport, at the outflow of Hoisington Brook into North West Bay of Lake Champlain. The CDP extends north along the shore of the lake as far as Cove Lane and south to Maple Way. The western edge of the CDP is formed by the Delaware and Hudson Railway line and by Hammond Brook.

New York State Routes 9N and 22 intersect in the center of the hamlet. Route 9N leads west 4 miles (6 km) to Interstate 87 and 8 miles (13 km) to Elizabethtown, while NY 22 leads north 15 miles (24 km) to Willsboro. NY 9N and 22 together lead south 10 miles (16 km) to Port Henry and 26 miles (42 km) to Ticonderoga. Plattsburgh is 42 miles (68 km) north via NY 9N and I-87.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Westport CDP has a total area of 2.36 square miles (6.11 km2), all land.


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