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Westernville, p-o., Franklin co., O., 14 Columbus, 406 W.

West Exeter, p-o., Exeter t., Otsego co., N. Y., 81 w. Albany, 371 W.

West Fairfield, p-v., Fairfield t., Westmoreland co., Pa., 160 w. Harrisburg, 186 W. It contains 1 store, and 8 or 10 dwellings.

West Fairlee, p-t., Orange co., Vt., 36 s. e. Montpelier, 505 W. The surface is mountainous and rough; soil, adapted to grazing. Watered by Ompompanoosuc r. Separated from Fairlee, and chartered in 1797. It contains a Congregational church. Fairlee Lake lies on its s. e. border. It has 1 store, cap. $3,500; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,675. 7,sch. 297 scholars. Pop. 824.

West Falmouth, p-o., Falmouth t., Cumber-land co., Me., 56 s. w. Augusta, 552 W.

West Falmouth, p-o., Falmouth t., Barnstable co., Mass., 71 s. e. by e. Boston, 469 W.

West Fallowfield, t., Chester co., Pa., 37 w. Philadelphia. The surface is a gentle declivity; soil, loam and slate. Buck run, Doe run, Pusey cr. run, and Octara creek flow on its boundaries. It has 4 stores, cap. $11,500; 2 woolen fac, 2 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $1,795. 7 sch. 375 scholars. Pop. 1,717.

Westfall, t., Pike co., Pa. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 359.

West Farmington, p-o., Farmington t., Ontario co., N. Y., 201 w. Albany, 347 W.

West Farmington, p-o., Novi t., Oakland co., Mich., 25 n. w. Detroit, 537 W.

West Farms, p-v., Westchester t. and co.. N. Y., 11 n. e. New York, 146 s. Albany, 237 W. Situated on Bronx r., and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Dutch Reformed, and 1 Methodist. 12 stores, 2 carpet fac, 1 rug fac, 1 machine shop. 1 grist m., 1 saw m. for sawing mahogany, 150 dwellings, and about 1,200 inhabitants.

West Fayette, p-o., Fayette t., Seneca co., N. Y., 182 w. Albany, 336 W.

Westfield, p-t., Orleans co., Vt., 51 n. Montpelier, 567 W. The surface is mountainous on the w., but more level on the e., where the soil is fertile. Hazen's Notch, in the w. branch of the Green mountains, is in the b. w. corner. Watered by Missisque r. and its branches, which afford water power. It contains a Congregational church, and several other religious societies. Chartered in 1780, first settled in 1799. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,500; 1 tannery, 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1 1,600. 4 sch. 148 scholars. Pop. 370.

Westfield, p-t., Hampden co., Mass., 100 w. by s. Boston, 364 W. The surface is level in the centre, though uneven and hilly in other parts; soil, various, and in some parts fertile. Drained by Westfield r., and its tributary Little r., which afford water power. The v. is pleasantly situated on a plain, with a handsome public ground in the centre, and contains a town house, an academy, a bank, a Congregational and a Baptist church, several stores, and about 150 dwellings. It has a number of whip fac, which manufacture to a large amount. The Hampshire and Hampden canal passes through the t. Incorporated in 1669. There are in the t. 25 stores, cap. $30,000; 1 tannery, 4 powder m., 2 paper fac, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $102,000. 1 acad. 219 students, 19 sch. 667 scholars. Pop. 3,526.

Westfield, t., Richmond co., N. Y., 158 s. Albany. Situated on the s. w. part of Staten Island. The surface is generally level; soil, sandy loam, with some clay. New York lower bay bounds it on the e., and Staten Island sound on the w. It contains Richmond v., the capital of the co. There are in the t. 6 sch. 229 scholars. Pop. 2,326.

Westfield, p-t., Chautauque co., N. Y., 342 w. by s. Albany, 345 W. The surface is hilly; soil, a fertile loam. Drained by Chautauque cr. and other creeks flowing into Lake Erie which bounds it on the n. w. The v. is situated on Chautauque cr., H m. from the lake, and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, an academy, 14 stores, 2 flouring m., 4 saw m., 1 axe fac, 2 clothiers' works, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 200 dwellings, and about 1,000 inhabitants. There are in the t. 3 commission houses, cap. $14,000; 22 stores, cap. $81,865; 3 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 1 flouring m., 4 grist m., 13 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac $61,833. 1 acad. 145 students, 21 sch. 1,316 scholars. Pop. 3,199.

Westfield, p-t., Essex co., N. J., 45 n. e. Trenton, 212 W. The surface is hilly n., level s.; soil, n. clay loam, s. red shale. Rahway r. bounds it on the e., Green brook on the w. The v. contains 1 Presbyterian Church, a store, and 25 or 30 dwellings. There are in the t. 12 stores, cap. $23,300; 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 5 flouring m., 4 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $110,530. 2 acad. 70 students, 14 sch. 444 scholars. Pop. 3,150.

Westfield, p-t, Tioga co., Pa., 168 n. by w. Harrisburg, 282 W. The surface is hilly; soil, gravel and clay. Drained by Cowanesque cr., which flows into Tioga r. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 5 sch. 215 scholars. Pop. 921.

Westfield, p-t., Delaware co., O., 28 n. Columbus, 413 W. Watered by the e. fork of Olentangy r. It has 6 sch. 170 scholars. Pop. 1,019.

Westfield, t., Medina co., O. It has 1 store, cap. $6,000; 1 tannery. 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,250. 4 sch. 152 scholars. Pop. 1,030.

Westfield, p-o., Kalamazoo co., Mich.

Westfield, p-o., Hamilton co., Ia., 27 n. Indianapolis, 581 W.

Westfield, p-o., Clarke co., Ill., 106 e. by s. Springfield, 678 W.

West Findlay, p-t., Washington co., Pa., 231 w. Harrisburg, 247 W. The surface is very hilly; soil, loam. Drained by branches of Wheeling cr. It has 1 tannery, 5 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,800. 8 sch. 250 scholars. Pop. 1,187.

West Florence, p-v., Jackson t., Preble co., O., 101 w. by s. Columbus, 494 W.

Westford, p-t., Chittenden co., Vt., 13 n. e. Burlington, 56 n. w. Montpelier, 531 W. The surface is uneven and rough; soil, adapted to grazing. Watered by Brown's r., a branch of Lamoille r. Chartered in 1763. It contains 1 Congregational, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist church. It has 4 stores, cap. $10,300; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $7,180. 11 sch. 413 scholars. Pop. 1,352.

Westford, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 8 w. by s. Lowell, 32 n. w. Boston, 436 W. The surface is elevated; soil, strong and productive. Watered by Stony r., issuing from a pond in its s. w. corner, and affords water power. The v., near the centre, contains 1 Congregational and 1 Unitarian church, an academy with a respectable fund, and occupies a commanding situation. Granite, known as "Chelmsford granite," is extensively quarried in this t. and exported. There are in the t. 5 stores, cap. $4,500; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 forges, 2 tanneries, 4 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,800; 1 acad. 84 students, 9 sch. 553 scholars. Pop. 1,436.

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Westford, p-v., Ashford t., Windham co., Ct., 30 e. Hartford, 366 W. Situated on a branch of Mount Hope r., and contains a Congregational and a Baptist church.

Westford, p-t., Otsego co., N. Y., 65 w. Albany, 379 W. The surface is hilly; soil, a warm sandy loam, and fertile. Drained by Cherry "Valley and Elk crs. It has 4 stores, cap. $11,500; 2 fulling m., 1 distillery, 3 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,170. 9 sch. 474 scholars. Pop. 1,478.

West Fork, p-o., Overton co., Tenn., 108 e. by n. Nashville, 596 W.

West Fork, t., Washington co., Ark. It has 1 store, cap. $4,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,825. 2 sch. 31 scholars. Pop. 418.

West Foxboro', p-o., Foxboro' t., Norfolk co., Mass., 27 s. w. Boston, 418 W.

West Franklin, p-v., Posey co., Ia., 182 s. w. Indianapolis, 737 W.

West Gaines, p-o., Gaines t., Orleans co., N. Y., 256 w. by n. Albany, 398 W.

West Galway Church, p-o., Broadalbin t., Fulton co., N. Y., 39 n. w. Albany, 407 W.

West Gardiner, p-o., Gardiner t., Kennebec co., Me., 7 s. s. w. Augusta, 588 W.

West Genesee, p-o., Genesee t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 293 w. by s. Albany, 304 W.

West Glenburn, p-o., Glenburn t., Penobscot co., Me., 77 n. e. Augusta, 672 W.

West Gloucester, p-o., New Gloucester t., Cumberland co., Me., 54 s. w. Augusta, 568 W.

West Gorham, p-o., Gorham t., Cumberland co., Me., 63 s. w. Augusta, 542 W.

West Goldsboro', p-o., Goldsboro' t., Han-cock co., Me., 108 e. Augusta, 690 W. Situated on Frenchman's bay.

West Goshen, t., Chester co., Pa., 21 w. Philadelphia. The surface is a gentle declivity; soil, sandy loam. Watered by branches of Ches-ter cr., and of Brandy wine r. It has 3 grist m., 4 saw. Cap. in manufac. $1,600. 3 sch. 74 scholars. Pop. 814.

West Granby, p-o., Granby t., Hartford co., Ct., 19 n. w. Hartford, 355 W. Situated on a branch of Farmington r.

West Granville, p-v., Granville t., Hampden co., Mass., 114 w. by s. Boston, 366 W. It contains a Congregational church.

West Greenfield, p-o., Greenfield t., Saratoga co., N. Y., 36 n. Albany, 406 W.

West Greenville, p-t., Mercer co., Pa., 245 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 292 W. It has 6 stores, cap. $25,000; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,300. 2 sch. 120 scholars. Pop. 626.

West Greenwich, p-t., Kent co., R. I., 18 s. w. Providence, 390 W. The surface is moderately uneven; soil, gravelly loam, and moderately fertile. Watered by Wood r. and its branches and by the s. branch of Pawtuxet r., which afford water power. The v. contains a Baptist church. Hopkins Hill, in the e. part, affords a fine prospect. Chartered in 1741. There are in the t. 8 stores, cap. $7,700; 3 cotton fac. 2,324 sp., 7 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,000. 11 sch. 291 scholars. Pop. 1,415.

West Groton, p-o., Groton t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 170 w. by s. Albany, 310 W.

West Grove, p-o., Chester co., Pa., 74 E. s. e. Harrisburg, 98 W.

West Halifax, p-o., Halifax t., Windham co., Vt., 138 s. by w. Montpelier, 419 W.

West Hampden, p-o., Penobscot co., Me., 56 n. e. Augusta, 650 W.

West Hampton, p-t., Hampshire co., Mass., 99 w. Boston, 386 W. The surface is rough soil, adapted to grazing. Drained by North r., a branch of Manhan r., and by a branch of Westfield r. The v. contains a Congregational church. It has 1 store, cap. $2,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,000. 9 sch. 281 scholars. Pop. 759.

West Hanover, p-v., Dauphin co., Pa., 16 s. e. Harrisburg, 126 W.

West Harpersfield, p-o., Harpersfield t., Delaware county, N. Y., 66 w. s. w. Albany, 362 W.

West Hartford, p-o., Hartford t, Windsor co., Vt., 43 s. by e. Montpelier, 336 W.

West Hartford, p-v., Hartford t. and co., Ct., 4 w. Hartford, 493 W. It is a, flourishing agricultural settlement and contains a Congregational church.

West Hartland, p-v., Hartland t., Hartford co., Ct., 31 n. w. Hartford, 367 W. It contains a Congregational church.

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

West Haven, p-t., Rutland co., Vt., 91 s. w. Montpelier, 451 W. The soil is clay and calcareous loam, and fertile. Bounded w. by Lake Champlain and s. by Poultney r. Drained by Hubbardton r. and Cogmans cr., which afford water power. It contains a Congregational and a Baptist church. Limestone is abundant. It has 1 store, 2 woolen fac, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $39,600. 9 sch. 264 scholars. Pop. 774.

West Haverford, p-o., Haverford t., Delaware co., Pa., 88 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 138 W.

West Hebron, p-o., Hebron t., Washington co., N. Y., 52 n. by e. Albany, 423 W.

West Hempfield, t., Lancaster co., Pa., 8 w. Lancaster. The surface is hilly; soil, calcareous loam. Susquehanna r. bounds it on the w. Chiques cr. flows on its N. boundary. Drained by Strickler s cr. It contains Columbia b., on the Susquehanna r. It has 2 commission houses, cap. $4,500; 28 stores, cap. $165,385; 1 furnace, 4 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 1 brewery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 5 flouring m., 6 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $79,900. Pop. 1,913.

West Hempsted, p-o., Ramapo t., Rockland co., N. Y., 120 s. by w. Albany, 266 W.

West Henrietta, p-o., Henrietta t., Monroe co., N. Y., 232 w. by n. Albany, 381 W.

West Hill, p-o., Cumberland co., Pa., 20 w. s. w. Harrisburg, 108 W.

West Hills, p-o., Huntington t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 180 s. by e. Albany, 260 W.

West Hinsdale, p-o., Hinsdale t., Cattaraugus co., N. Y., 288 w. by s. Albany, 319 W.

West Jefferson, p-v., Jefferson t., Lincoln co., Me., 16 s. s. e. Augusta, 608 W.

West Jefferson, p-v., Jefferson t., Madison co., O., 14 w. Columbus, 407 W. Situated on the w. bank of Little Darby cr., and on the national road. It contains 1 church, 8 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 carding machine, and about 350 inhabitants.

West Kill, p-v., Lexington t., Greene co., N. Y., 59 s. w. Albany, 369 W. It contains 1 church, 1 store, 2 tanneries, 3 saw m., 1 clothier's works, and about 20 dwellings.

West Killingly, p-v., Killingly t., Windham co., Ct., 48 e. by n. Hartford, 375 W.

West Lafayette, p-o., Lafayette t., Coshoeton co., O., 89 n. e. Columbus, 333 W.

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Westland, p-v., Halifax co., N. C, 86 n. e. Raleigh, 218 W.

Westland, t., Guernsey co., O., 70 e. Columbus. Watered by Crooked cr. The v. of Claysville is in its s. part. Pop. 1,075.

West Lebanon, p-o., Lebanon t., York co., Me., 94 s. w. Augusta, 516 W.

West Lebanon, p-o., Lebanon t., Grafton co., N. H., 54 Concord, 486 W.

West Lebanon, p-v., Warren co., Ia., 84 n. w. Indianapolis, 651 W.

West Lexington, p-o., Lexington t., Greene co., N. Y., 64 s. w. Albany, 350 W.

West Leyden, p-o., Leyden t, Lewis co., N. Y., 129 n. w. Albany, 413 W.

West Liberty, p-v., Ohio co., Va., 357 n. w. Richmond, 264 W.

West Liberty, p-v., capital of Morgan co., Ky., 107 e. by s. Frankfort, 487 W. Situated on the n. e. side of Licking r., and contains a court house, jail, and about 30 inhabitants.

West Liberty, p-v., Union t., Logan co., O., 57 n. w. by w. Columbus, 450 W. Situated on Mad r. Laid out in 18 17, and contains 2 churches, 8 stores, 85 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants. In the vicinity are 1 flouring m., 1 saw m., and 1 carding machine.

West Liberty, p-o., Muscatine co., Iowa. Situated near the Wapsinoenock r., on the margin of a high rolling prairie.

West Linklaen, p-o., Linklaen t., Chenango co., N. Y., 128 w. by s. Albany, 339 W.

West Lowville, p-o., Lowville t., Lewis co., N. Y., 141 n. w. Albany, 431 W.

West Manchester, t., York co., Pa. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam, and fertile. Bounded n. w. by Conewago cr. and s. e. by Codorus cr. York b. lies partly in this t. It has 2 stores, cap. $325; 7 distilleries, 1 flouring m., 4 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $46,070. 1 sch. 44 scholars. Pop. 1,262.

West Marlborough, t., Chester co., Pa., 33 s. w. Philadelphia. The surface is a gentle declivity; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Clay cr., and a tributary of the w. branch of Brandywine r. It has 3 stores, cap. $17,500; 1 cotton foe, 1 paper fac, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,250. 3 sch. 91 scholars. Pop. 1,043.

West Martinsburg, p-v., Martinsburg t., Lewis co., N. Y., 137 n. w. Albany, 435 W.

West Medway, p-o., Medway t., Norfolk co., Mass., 30 s. w. Boston, 416 W.

West Meredith, p-o., Meredith t., Delaware co., N. Y., 83 w. s. w. Albany, 344 W.

West Middleborough, p-v., Middleborough t., Plymouth co., Mass., 43 s. by E. Boston, 430 W. It contains a Baptist church.

West Middleborough, p-o., Genesee co., N. Y.

West Middleborough, p-v., Logan co., O., 56 n. w. by w. Columbus, 446 W.

West Middlesex, p-o., Mercer co., Pa., 253 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 294 W.

West Middletown, p-b., Washington co., Pa., 222 w. Harrisburg, 249 W. Incorporated in 1823, and contains 5 stores, cap. $150,000; 1 tannery. Cap. in manufac. $2,850. Population 260.

West Millbury, p-o., Millbury t., Worcester co., Mass., 46 w. s. w. Boston, 400 W.

West Milford, p-t., Passaic co., N. J., 100 n. n. e. Trenton, 266 W. It has 3 stores, capital $6,000; 10 forges, 2 tanneries, I distillery, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $15,950. 11 sch. 400 scholars. Pop. 2,108.

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

West Mill Grove, p-o., Perry t., Wood co., O., 99 n. n. w. Columbus, 444 W.

West Milton, p-o., Milton t., Chittenden co., Vt., 52 w. n. w. Montpelier, 525 W.

West Milton, p-v., Milton t, Saratoga co., N. Y., 31 n. Albany, 401 W.

West Milton, p-o., Milton t., Miami co., O., 85 w. Columbus, 478 W.

West Minot, p-o., Minot t., Cumberland co., Me., 41 s. w. Augusta, 582 W.

Westminster, p-t., Windham co., Vt., 103 s. Montpelier, 440 W. Bounded e. by Connecticut r., by small tributaries of which it is drained. The soil is fertile and well cultivated. The principal v. is beautifully situated on the w. bank of Connecticut r., on a plain, encompassed by a semicircle of hills, which reach the r. above and below the v. It contains a Congregational church, a number of stores, and many dwellings, some of them neat and elegant. A bridge connects it with Walpole, N. H. In the w. part of the t. is a v. containing a Congregational church. There are in the t. 1 store, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,900. 12 sch. 479 scholars. Pop. 1,556.

Westminster, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 53 w. n. w. Boston, 420 W. The surface is elevated; soil, fertile, adapted to grazing. Drained by branches of Nashua r. The v. contains 1 Congregational, 1 Baptist, and 1 Universalist church. There are in the t. 5 stores, capital $8,500; 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $26,771. 1 acad. 100 students, 11 sch. 563 scholars. Pop. 1,645.

Westminster, p-v., Canterbury t., Windham co., Ct., 38 e. by s. Hartford, 365 W. It contains a Congregational church and a small agricultural settlement.

Westminster, p-v., capital of Carroll co., Md., 58 n. w. by n. Annapolis, 68 W. Situated on the head waters of the Patapsco r., and contains a court house, jail, a church, and about 350 inhabitants.

Westminster, p-o., Allen co., O., 102 n. w. by w. Columbus, 479 W.

Westminster West, p-v., Westminster t., Windham co., Vt., 106 s. Montpelier, 443 W.

West Monroe, p-t., Oswego co., N. Y., 140 w. N. w. Albany, 368 W. Surface is level; soil, sand and sandy loam. Drained by Bog cr., flow-ing into Oneida Lake, which bounds it on the s. It has 4 saw m., 10 sch. 280 scholars. Pop. 918.

Westmore, t., Orleans co., Vt. The surface is uneven; soil, moderately fertile. Chartered in 1781, first settled in 1800. Willoughby's lake in this t. is 6 ms. long and H wide. The outlet, is Willoughby r., which flows into Barton r. The head branches of Pasumpsic r. and Clyde r. rise here. It has 2 sch. 36 scholars. Population 122.

Westmoreland, County, Pa. Situated toward the s. w. part of the state, and contains 1,050 sq. ms. Alleghany r. runs 12 ms. on its n. w. boundary. Conemaugh or Kiskiminetas r. runs on its n. e. border. Drained by Loyalhanna r., Big Sewickly cr., Youghiogheny r., and Beaver Dam run. The surface is hilly and mountainous; soil, fertile. Capital, Greensburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle 30,003, sheep 45,632, swine 37,969; wheat 466,382 bush, produced, rye 103,884, Ind. corn 422,512, buckwheat 56,141, oats 757,241, potatoes 116,052, tobacco 18,400 pounds, sugar 32,536; 74 stores, capital $205,800; 6 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 36 tanneries, 53 distilleries, 3 potteries, 2 paper fac, 4 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers, 70 flouring m., 6 grist m., 86 saw m., 3 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $329,831. 2 acad. 80 students, 135 sen. 4,151 scholars. Pop. 42,699.

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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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