Westbrook

Westbrook, on U.S. Highway 20/80, Farm Road 670, and the Missouri Pacific Railroad, eight miles west of Colorado City in west central Mitchell County, was named for John W. Westbrook, an early settler. It is on a tributary of Morgan Creek. The town was platted in 1906 and grew rapidly between 1907 and 1909, when it had a reported population of 600, gins, a bank, a school, a threshing plant, and a post office. In 1947 it had a population of 400 and eight businesses. Westbrook declined to 298 people by 1980. In 1990 the population was 237. The population dropped to 203 in 2000.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

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Place type

Westbrook is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.35712630
    Longitude
    -101.01298000

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Population Counts

Westbrook
Pop. Year Source
238 2019 Texas Demographic Center
253 2010 Texas Demographic Center
203 2000 Texas Demographic Center
237 1990 Texas Demographic Center