Located in historic Decatur County, Indiana, Westport is a great town filled with some of Indiana's finest businesses and residents. We invite you to come and visit our town, learn of its great history and support our local businesses.
The corporation is organized for the primary mission of enhancing the economic activity of the Westport area. Enhancing activity shall include sustaining quality as well as encouraging growth. Economic activity shall include agricultural, commercial, industrial, and professional concerns...Read more
From our Annual Covered Bridge Festival, Parades, Annual Health Fairs, Dog Shows, Traveling Circus, Local Bands, Plays and more, Westport offers it's residents plenty to do and enjoy. Be sure to add it to your calendar to come and visit us sometime. Check out our towns calendar for activities....Read more
Our Rich History
The town of Westport was founded on March 23, 1836, by Hockersmith Merryman and Simeon Sharp. As there were only twenty lots in the original plat, the town itself was very small. However, nearly all of the land in Decatur County had been purchased by that time. It is one thing to talk ...Read more
LETTER FOM TOWN COUNCIL PRESIDENT BRYAN GATEWOOD