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About Westfield, Massachusetts

Westfield is situated right at the foot of the beautiful Berkshires found in the western part of Massachusetts. It is about 99 miles far from Boston and about 134 miles away from New York City. It is also known as ‘The Green’ since the measurement of its elevation reaches about 148 feet above sea level. Through the past 25 years, the city has grown ideally in its economic level especially in providing its population with a lot of new jobs. For the shopper in you, Westfield offers a multitude of shopping areas that can be found along Route 20 which also include the business district of the central part of the city. Other interesting shopping sites include Westfield Shops, Little River Plaza and Westgate Plaza. They also boast of numerous academic institutions with the Westfield State College being the most popular in town that offers post graduate studies. There are also a total of two hospitals around the city namely the Western Massachusetts Hospital and the Noble Hospital. Westfield is rich in natural resources and recreational sites. It can offer you a wide variety of interesting tourist spots to choose from which includes the Stanley Park where you can play tennis and enjoy their warm and charming picnic areas. Another is the Hampton Ponds Skate Park and total of three golf courses open to everyone. You can also get to enjoy the tennis courts in the city hall along with the Veterans Memorial Pool. Now, the city also serves as a trading center that contributes to the overall economic status of the place.

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Westfield Facts

  • Population Total: 41094
  • Square Miles: 46.6
  • Area Code: 413
  • Elevation: 148
  • Postal Codes: 01085, 01086
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard
  • Website: http://www.cityofwestfield.org/