Westfield, Massachusetts
Year Incorporated
As a Town: 1669
As a City: 1920


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City Clerk
59 Court St.,
Second Floor - Room 207
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 572-6235

On-Site Resources

Coming soon! — A brief historic profile of Westfield, extracted from Volume II of History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, by Louis H. Everts, 1879. Topics include geographical, natural features, early settlement, military, list of selectmen and town clerks, churches, schools, burial-places, industries, Westfield's military record in the Rebellion.

A Record of Marriages, Births and Deaths in Westfield, Massachusetts prior to the year 1700.
Communicated by the Rev. Emerson Davis of that town. Corresponding Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. From the New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume VI, July 1852, pages 265-271.

Official Souvenir Program from the Westfield 250th Anniversary Celebration
Seventy-five pages reproduced from the souvenir program for the celebration that was held August 31 - September 3, 1919. Includes a historic time line, profiles of many organizations, numerous photographs. Hundreds of Westfield people were involved in the celebratory preparation and their names and committees are listed here.

State Normal School, Westfield, Massachusetts, Triennial 1839 - 1907.
Book has been completely reproduced. I like it because it actually lists female teachers with both maiden and married names. Lots of photographs and some history of the Normal School. Brief bios of the principals to 1907, listing of administrators and teachers with the years they were employed at this school.

Off-Site Links & Resources

Official Westfield site.

Westfield Community Preservation

Westfield Community Profile (PDF Format), from Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.

Westfield, MA, 1790 Census Data

Hampden County
Western Mass History & Genealogy

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Last Update 25 January 2012