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Wesley, p-o., Venango co., Pa., 220 n. w. Harrisburg, 271 W.

Wesley, p-t., Washington co., O., 94 e. s. e. Columbus, 315 W. The surface is moderately uneven; soil, fertile, and generally well cultivated. Pop. 1,132.

Wesley, p-v., Haywood co., Tenn., 174 w. s. w. Nashville, 859 W.

Wesley, p-v., Fulton co., Ia., 107 n. Indianapolis, 610 W.

Wesleyville, p-v., Mill Creek t., Erie co., Pa., 274 n. w. Harrisburg, 347 W.

Wessex, p-o., Essex t. and co., N. Y., 135 n. Albany, 510 W.

West, t., Huntingdon co., Pa., 8 n. Huntington b. The surface is mountainous; soil, in the valleys, calcareous loam. Watered by the Frankstown branch of Juniata r. It has 3 stores, cap. $17,500; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 forges, 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 3 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $17,595. 4 sch. 144 scholars. Pop. 1,629.

West, t., Columbiana co., O. Situated on the line of the Sandy and Beaver canal. Drained by branches of Sandy cr. It has 7 sch. 205 scholars. Pop. 1,915.

West Addison, p-o., Addison t., Steuben co., N. Y., 233 w. by s. Albany, 298 W.

West Alburg, p-o., Alburg t., Grand Isle co., Vt., 91 n. w. Montpelier, 565 W.

West Alexandria, p-v., Donegal t., Washington co., Pa., 225 w. Harrisburg, 253 W. Situated on the national road, and contains 1 Presbyterian Church, 3 stores, and about 50 dwellings.

West Alexandria, p-v., Preble co., O., 188 w. by s. Columbus, 481 W. It is situated on the w. bank of Twin cr., on the line of 2 townships, Twin and Lanier. It contains 1 Lutheran church, 3 stores, 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabit-ants.

West Almond, p-t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 6 E. Angelica, 255 w. by s. Albany, 330 W. The surface is hilly; soil, a fertile clay loam. Drained by Angelica cr. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500; 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 12 sch. 330 scholars. Pop. 808.

West Alton, p-v., Alton t, Belknap co., N. H, 36 n. e. Concord, 517 W.

West Amesbury, p-o., Amesbury t., Essex co., Mass., 41 n. e. Boston, 471 W.

West Argyle, p-o., Argyle t., Penobscot co., Me., 87 n. e. Augusta, 683 W.

West Arlington, p-v., Arlington t., Bennington co., Vt., 106 s. w. Montpelier, 416 W.

West Auburn, p-o., Auburn t., Susquehanna co., Pa., 165 n. n. e. Harrisburg, 276 W.

West Baldwin, p-o., Baldwin t., Cumberland co., Me., 76 s. w. Augusta, 552 W.

West Barnstable, p-v., Barnstable t. and co., Mass., 68 s. s. e. Boston, 469 W.

West Barre, p-o., Barre t., Huntingdon co., Pa., 88 w. Harrisburg, 166 W.

West Beaver Dam, p-o., Beaver Dam t.. Erie co., Pa., 271 n. w. Harrisburg, 352 W.

West Becket, p-o., Becket t., Berkshire co., Mass., 121 w. Boston, 373 W.

West Bedford, p-v., Bedford t., Coshocton co., O., 73 N. e. Columbus, 350 W. It contains 3 stores, 1 tannery, 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants.

West Bedford, p-v., White co., Ia., 81 n. w. Indianapolis, 640 W. Situated on w. side of Tippecanoe r., and contains about 25 inhabitants.

West Berkshire, p-o., Berkshire t., Franklin co., Vt., 71 n. n. w. Montpelier, 556 W.

West Bergen, p-o., Bergen t., Genesee co., N. Y.

West Bethel, p-o., Bethel t., Oxford co., Me., 67 w. Augusta, 606 W.

West Bethlehem, t, Washington co., Pa., 12 s. e. Washington b. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Coal is abundant. The national road passes through it. It has 2 stores, cap. $8,000; 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,300. Pop. 1,743.

West Bloomfield, p-t., Ontario co., N. Y., 219 w. Albany, 355 W. The surface is uneven; soil, clay. Drained by Honeoye cr. The v. has an elevated situation, and contains 3 churches, 2 Presbyterian and 1 Methodist, 4 stores, 1 furnace, 75 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. There are in the t. 9 stores, cap. $20,400; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 3 potteries, 4 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $140,940. 1 acad. 95 students, 17 sch. 646 scholars. Pop. 2,094.

West Bloomfield, p-v., Bloomfield t., Essex co., N. J., 56 n. e. Trenton, 226 W. Bloomfield v. and W. Bloomfield may be considered as one settlement, Which extends about 3 ms. in a n. w. direction, the whole containing 300 dwellings, and about 1,800 inhabitants. The leather trade and shoemaking are extensive, and there are several mills and factories.

West Bloomfield, p-t., Oakland co., Mich., 32 n. w. Detroit, 554 W. It has several small lakes which discharge their waters into Clinton r. It has 1 flouring m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,000. Pop. 938.

Westborough, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 30 w. Boston, 412 W. The surface is pleasantly diversified soil, fertile. Watered by branches of Concord and Sudbury rivers which afford water power. It contains 1 Congregational, 1 Unitarian, and 1 Baptist church. The v. at the centre contains about 50 dwellings. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap. $17,000; 2 lumber yards, cap. $7,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $27,900. 8 sch. 453 scholars. Pop. 1,658.

West Boscawen, p-o., Boscawen t., Merrimac co., N. H, 19 n. w. Concord, 484 W.

West Boxford, p-o., Boxford t., Essex co., Mass., 27 n. Boston, 460 W.

West Boyleston, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 42 w. Boston, 405 W. It has 2 cotton fac. 3,500 sp. Cap. in manufac. $5,000. 5 sch. 309 scholars. Pop. 1,187.

West Bradford, p-o., Bradford t., Essex co., Mass., 32 n. Boston, 463 W.

West Bradford, t., Chester co., Pa., 11 s. w. Chester, 33 w. Philadelphia. The surface is hilly; soil, calcareous loam. Brandy wine r. runs on its s. w. boundary, by branches of which it is drained, and which afford water power. It has 5 stores, cap. $18,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,180. 6 sch. 220 scholars. Pop. 1,562.

West Braintree, p-o., Braintree t., Orange co., Vt., 32 s. s. w. Montpelier, 495 W.

West Branch, p-o., Grafton co., N. H., 44 n. Concord, 525 W.

West Branch, p-o., Western t., Oneida co., N. Y., 120 w. n. w. Albany, 404 W.

West Brattleboro', p v., Brattleboro' t, Windham co., Vt., 123 s. Montpelier, 424 W.

West Brewster, p-o., Brewster t., Barnstable co., Mass., 87 s. e. Boston, 488 W.

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West Bridge water, p-t., Plymouth co., Mass., 25 s. Boston. Surface, level; soil, fertile. Drained by a branch of Taunton r., which affords water power. Chartered in 1822, first settled in 1641. It contains 3 churches, 1 Unitarian, 1 Baptist, and 1 New Jerusalem. It has 4 stores, cap. $3,300; 3 furnaces, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $24,525. 7 sch. 285 scholars. Pop. 1,201.

West Brook, t., Cumberland co., Me., 52 s. s. w. Augusta. Presumpscot r. passes through it from w. to e., affording good water power. It contains the manufacturing v. of Sacarappa, and another called Stroudwater, which has some navigation, employed in the coasting trade and the fisheries. The Cumberland and Oxford canal passes through the t. There are in the t. 24 stores, cap. $13,850; 2 fulling m., 2 furnaces, 8 tanneries, 10 grist m., 13 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $236,460. 2 acad. 80 students, 15 sch. 1,439 scholars. Pop. 4,116.

West Brook, p-t., Middlesex co., Ct., 47 s. by e. Hartford, 329 W. The v. is situated at the entrance of Pochaug r. into a small cove, which sets up from Long Island sound. It contains a Congregational and a 3Iethodist church. Ship building is carried on, and 15 vessels are owned, employed chiefly in the coasting trade. First settled in 1664. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap. $6,000; 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,100. 6 sch. 190 scholars. Pop. 1,182.

West Brook, p-o., Bladen co., N. C, 117 s. Raleigh, 396 W.

West Brookfield, p-o., Brookfield t., Worcester co., Mass., 62 w. Boston, 391 W.

West Brookville, p-o., Mamakating t., Sullivan co., N. Y., 118 s. w. Albany, 274 W.

West Brooksville, p-o., Brooksville t., Hancock co., Me., 80 e. Augusta.

West Brunswick, t., Schuylkill co., Pa. Pop. 1,701.

West Buckfield, p-o., Buckfield t., Oxford co., Me., 35 w. by s. Augusta, 594 W.

West Buffalo, t., Union co., Pa., 8 n. w. New Berlin. The surface is diversified; soil, calcareous loam. Drained by White Deer, Buffalo, and Penn's creeks. It has 2 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 4 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,150. 7 sch. 380 scholars. Pop. 1,460.

West Buffalo, p-o., Scott co., Iowa.

Westburg, p-o., Williams co., O., 160 n. w. Columbus, 512 W.

West Burlington, p-o., Burlington t., Otsego co., N. Y., 86 W. Albany, 358 W.

West Burlington, p-o., Burlington t., Bradford co., Pa., 148 n. by e. Harrisburg, 258 W.

West Cambridge, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 6 n. w. Boston, 446 W. The surface in the s. part is low and swampy, in the N. broken and rocky, the middle is dry and healthy; soil, fertile and well cultivated. The v. is on a single street, 1 m. long, and contains 3 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Baptist, and 1 Universalist. Incorporated in 1807. Alewife brook separates it from Cambridge, and affords water power. It contains Spy pond. There are in the t. 16 stores, cap. $40,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $155,600. 1 acad. 9 students, 3 sch. 277 scholars. Pop. 1,363.

West Camden, p-o., Camden t., Waldo co., Me., 48 e. s. e. Augusta, 625 W.

West Camden, p-o., Camden t., Oneida co., N. Y., 133 w. n. w. Albany, 394 W.

West Camp, p-v., Saugerties t., Ulster co., N. Y, 42 s. by w. Albany, 334 W. Situated on the w. side of Hudson r., with a convenient land-ing, 4 ms. above Ulster v.

West Caln, t., Chester co., Pa., 44 w. by n. 90 Philadelphia. The surface is hilly; soil, gravel, fertile, and well cultivated. The w. branch of Brandywine r. flows on its e. boundary, and affords water power. It has 5 stores, cap. $10,600; 2 woolen fac, 2 cotton fac. 1,084 sp., 1 tannery, 2 flouring m., 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,730. 6 sch. 220 scholars. Pop. 1,1383.

West Canaan, p-v., Canaan t., Madison co., O., 22 w. by n. Columbus, 415 W. Situated in Amity v., on the w. side of Big Darby cr. It contains 1 brick church, 2 stores, 1 woolen fac, 1 saw m., and about 25 dwellings.

West Canada Creek. N. Y, rises in Hamilton co., and flows into Mohawk r., 1 m. above Herkimer v. It is a rapid stream, and affords great water power. The celebrated Trenton falls are on this stream, 20 ms. above its mouth, where is a succession of cataracts, within 4 ms. of over 300 feet descent.

West Candor, p-o., Candor t., Tioga co., N. Y., 175 w. s. w. Albany, 284 W.

West Carlisle, p-v., Pike t., Coshocton co., O., 72 n. e. Columbus, 354 W. Situated on the Ohio canal, and contains 2 churches, 3 stores, 20 mechanic shops, 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants.

West Carlton, p-o., Carlton t., Orleans co., N. Y., 262 w. by n. Albany, 405 W.

West Carrollton, p-v., Green t., Fairfield co., O., 25 s. e. Columbus, 335 W.

West Catlin, p-o., Catlin t., Chemung co., N. Y., 197 w. by s. Albany, 299 W.

West Cayuta, p-o., Cayuta t., Chemung co., N. Y, 195 w. by s. Albany, 296 W.

West Charleston, p-v., Charleston t., Penobscot co., Me., 93 n. n. e. Augusta, 688 W.

West Charleston, p-v., Charleston t., Orleans co., Vt., 64 n. n. e. Montpelier, 580 W. Situated on Clyde r.

West Charleston, p-v., Bethel t., Miami co., O., 78 w. Columbus, 471 W. It contains 1 church, 3 stores, 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants.

West Charlton, p-v., Charlton t, Saratoga co., N. Y, 33 n. n. w. Albany, 401 W. It contains 1 church, 1 store, and about 25 dwellings, and is an agricultural settlement.

West Chateaugay, p-o., Chateaugay t., Franklin co., N. Y., 207 n. by w. Albany, 546 W.

West Chazy, p-v., Chazy t., Clinton co., N. Y., 173 n. Albany, 547 W. Situated on Little Chazy r., and contains 1 Presbyterian church, 7 stores, 1 woolen fac, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., and about 35 dwellings.

West Chemung, p-o., Chemung co., N. Y., 188 w. by s. Albany, 274 W.

Westchester, County, N. Y. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 470 sq. ms. Hudson r. bounds it on the w., and Long Island sound on the s. E. The surface is uneven and hilly; soil, in many parts, fertile and highly cultivated. Drained by Bronx, Sawmill, and Croton rivers. Marble is abundant at Sing Sing and the vicinity, and some copper ore has been found. Capital, White Plains. There were in 1840, neat cattle 26,131, sheep 20,043, swine 155,187; wheat 35,267 bush, produced, rye 99,574, Indian com 318,028, buckwheat 57,226, barley 1,181, oats 449,090, potatoes 620,920; 198 stores, capital $525,900; 6 furnaces, 7 fulling m., 5 woolen fac, 11 tanneries, 1 distillery, 2 potteries, 5 flouring m., 49 grist m., 56 saw m., 1 paper fac, 5 printing offices, 5 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac $616,055. 24 acad. 703 students, 121 sch. 3,922 scholars. Pop. 48,686.

West Chester, p-o., Chester t., Rockingham co., N. H., 21 s. s. e. Concord, 469 W.

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West Chester, p-v., Colchester t., New London co., Ct., 29 s. s. e. Hartford, 343 W. It has a Congregational church, and a grammar school sustained by a fund, and is a pleasant agricultural settlement.

Westchester, p-t., Westchester co., N. Y., 146 s. Albany, 237 W. The surface is rolling or hilly; soil, clay loam, fertile and well cultivated. Drained by Bronx r. Harlem and East rivers are on the s. It contains the villages of Morrisiana and Fordham. The Harlem railcars pass many times daily from the City Hall, N. Y., to the latter. Westchester v. is situated on Westchester cr., and contains 3 churches, 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist, and 1 Friends, 4 stores, 1 grist m., 50 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. It has a convenient landing, and 3 sloops ply to New York. There are in the t. 4 sch. 142 scholars. Pop. 4,154.

West Chester, p-b., capital of Chester co., Pa., 73 E. s. e. Harrisburg, 118 W. Situated 2 ms. w. of Brandywine r. Incorporated in 1799 as a borough. It is regularly laid gut, with streets crossing each other at right angles, and contains a court house, jail, county offices, an academy, a bank, 2 market houses, 5 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, 2 Friends, and 1 Roman Catholic, an Atheneum with a reading room, a cabinet of natural science, which supports lectures, a library; 32 stores, cap. $111,600; 1 brewery, 1 pottery, 4 printing offices, 4 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $73,450. 5 acad. 364 students, 6 sch. 142 scholars. Pop. 2,152.

West Chester, p-v., Union t., Butler co., O., 106 w. s. w. Columbus, 490 W.

West Claremont, p-o., Claremont t., Sullivan co., N. H., 53 w. n. w. Concord, 460 W.

West Clarksville, p-o., Clarksville t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 289 w. by s. Albany, 308 W.

West Conesus, p-o., Conesus t., Livingston co., N. Y., 234 w. Albany, 343 W.

West Cornwall, p-o., Cornwall t., Litchfield co., Ct., 41 w. by n. Hartford, 331 W. Situated on the e. side of Housatonic r., and contains a Baptist church, a satinet fac, and a few dwellings.

West Cocalico, t, Lancaster co., Pa. The surface is hilly; soil, red shale and loam. Drained by Cocalico cr. It has 7 stores, cap. $26,000; 2 tanneries, 4 flouring m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $25,900. Pop. 1,229.

West Constable, p-o., Westville t., Franklin co., N. Y., 221 n. by w. Albany, 550 W.

West Creek, p-o., Monmouth co., N. J., 66 e. Trenton, 195 W.

West Creek, p-o., Lake co., Ia., 170 n. n. w. Indianapolis, 714 W.

West Davenport, p-o., Davenport t., Delaware co., N. Y., 77 w. s. w. Albany, 354 W.

West Day, p-o., Day t., Saratoga co., N. Y., 60 n. Albany, 428 W.

West Dedham, p-v., Dedham t., Norfolk co., Mass., 16 s. w. Boston, 430 W. It contains a Baptist and a Unitarian church.

West Deer, t., Alleghany co., Pa., 16 n. e. Pittsburg. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Drained by Deer cr. It has 5 stores, cap. $3,100; 4 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,250. 1 acad. 40 students, 6 sch. 402 scholars. Pop. 1,414.

West Deerfield, p-o., Deerfield t., Rockingham co., N. H., 14 e. s. e. Concord, 476 W.

West Deering, p-o., Deering t., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 24 s. w. Concord, 464 W.

West Dennis, p-o., Dennis t., Barnstable co., Mass., 83 s. e. Boston, 484 W.

West Derby, p-o., Derby t., Orleans co., Vt., 61 n. Montpelier, 577 W.

West Donegal, t., Lancaster co., Pa., 17 n. w. Lancaster. It has 5 stores, cap. $21,200; 1 furnace, 1 distillery, 5 flouring m., 6 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $25,900. 12 sch. 616 scholars. Pop. 2,510.

West Dresden, p-o., Yates co., N. Y., 190 w. Albany, 327 W.

West Dryden, p-v., Dryden t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 169 w. by n. Albany, 305 W.

West Dummerston, p-o., Dummerston t., Windham co., Vt., 119 s. Montpelier, 429 W.

West Earl, t., Lancaster co., Pa., 13 n. w. Lancaster. The surface is rolling; soil, red shale and gravel. Drained by Conestoga cr. It has 4 stores, cap. $23,500; 2 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 5 flouring m., 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $26,520. 2 sch. 82 scholars. Pop. 1,723.

West Edmeston, p-o., Edmeston t., Otsego co., N. Y., 90 w. Albany, 360 W.

West Ely, p-o., Marion co., Mo., 119 n. n. e. Jefferson City, 933 W.

West Embden, p-o., Embden t., Somerset co., Me., 48 n. n. w. Augusta, 643 W.

West Enosburg, p-o., Enosburg t., Franklin co., Vt., 58 n. n. w. Montpelier, 555 W.

Westerloo, p-t.., Albany co., N. Y., 22 s. w. Albany, 368 W. The surface is undulating; soil, in some parts, fertile. Drained by Provost cr., and other tributaries of Catskill cr. It has 8 stores, cap. $31,300; 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $13,480. 24 sch. 1,142 scholars. Pop. 3,096.

Westerly, p-t., Washington co., R. I., 42 s. s. w. Providence, 373 W. The surface is uneven and rough; soil, gravelly loam, adapted to grazing. Bounded s. by the Atlantic, and w. by Ct. Pawcatuck r. runs on its N. and w. border, and affords water power. Pawcatuck v. is situated on Pawcatuck r., in its w. part, 6 ms. from the ocean, and contains 3 churches, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 free, 2 banks, 2 academies, 8 or 10 stores, 1 cotton fac, and about 60 dwellings. Ship building is a considerable business. Vessels of 40 tons come to the place, and of 80 tons 2 ms. below. A bridge crosses to Stonington, where is a small connected v. The Providence and Stonington railroad passes through the place. There are in the t. 12 stores, cap. $24,500; 2 fulling m.; 4 woolen fac, 2 cotton fac. 2,536 sp., 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $106,450. 14 sch. 574 scholars. Pop. 1,912.

Westerman's Mills, p-o., Frederick co., Md.

West Feliciana, parish, La. (See Feliciana, W T est.)

Western, t., Oneida co., N. Y., 18 n. w. Utica, 110 w. n. w. Albany. The surface is hilly; soil, moist loam, and very productive in the valleys. Drained by Mohawk r. and its tributaries. It has 2 stores, cap. $11,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 tanneries, 3 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $33,500. 20 sch. 218 scholars. Pop. 3,488.

Western Ford, p-o., Randolph co., Va., 240 n. w. Richmond, 266 W.

Westernport, p-v., Alleghany co., Md., 24 s. w. Cumberland, 187 w. n. w. Annapolis, 147 W. Situated on the n. side of Potomac r., at the mouth of Savage r.

Western Prong, p-o., Bladen co., N. C, 115 s. Raleigh, 403 W.

Western Star, p-o., Medina co., O., 122 n. e. Columbus, 337 W.

Westernville, p-v., Western t., Oneida co., N. Y., 109 w. n. w. Albany, 399 W. Situated on the s. side of Mohawk r., and contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Friends church, 3 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 tannery, 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants.

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Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843

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