The town of Westfield has something to offer everyone. Located just twenty-five miles southwest of New York City, the Westfield area offers a quiet, suburban hometown that is just a short commuting distance from the city. The area features a Colonial influence that is evident in the beautiful Victorian and Colonial style homes that fill the area; many of these properties also feature spacious yards.
Westfield’s 29, 460 residents (based on a 2000 census) feature a great level of cultural diversity with the area’s major ancestry groups tracing back to Irish, Italian, German, English, Polish, and Russian descent. Other cultural groups in the area include individuals and families of African American, Hispanic, Chinese, Asian Indian, Korean, and multi-ethnic descents.
The area is also home to a number of various churches and synagogues, including but not limited to: First United Methodist Church, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Saint Luke African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, First Baptist Church of Westfield, Temple Emmanuel, and more. (If you are associated with a house of worship that you want included here, please feel free to contact us.