Westfield VT

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Town Name: Westfield

Population: 503

Area: 40.01 Sq Miles

Brief History: Westfield was chartered in 1780. It was granted as part of a fund raising effort along with 5 other towns. The first and only post office was started in the village in 1830.

General Area Info: Westfield is a fairly rural town which route 100 runs through. It is mainly a farming community including Berry Creek farm which is an organic vegetable farm, Butterworks Farm which specializes in Yogurt and cream, and Lazy Lady Farm, which makes organic goat cheese along with a number of dairy farms. Westfield is neighbored to the north by Jay, Vermont, home of Jay Peak Resort. It is also home to a fairly large Catholic Monastery.

Attractions: Missisquoi, Hitchcock Memorial Library & Museum, Degre Auction Service, Balance Rock.

Recreational Activities: Hiking, biking, snowmobiling, close to Jay Peak Ski Resort.

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