Westfield. 1 City (1990 pop. 38,372), Hampden co., SW Mass., a residential and industrial suburb of Springfield, on the Westfield River; settled c.1660, inc. as a city 1920. Bicycles, electronics, machinery, and paper and metal products are made. Westfield State College is there.
2 Town (1990 pop. 28,870), Union co., NE N.J.; settled late 17th cent. as part of Elizabethtown, inc. 1903. It is almost entirely residential. A Revolutionary War cemetery is there.
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