Hayward’s New England Gazetteer (1839) page 379
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riVed at New York, by the north -
ern.canal, was from, built and own-
ed at St. Albans.

The Village of St.. Albans is
beautifully situated on .elevated
ground, and commands a fine pros-
pect.. It contains many handsome
buildings, and is a busy place in tbe
manufacture of various articles. It
lies three miles from the lake, and
twelve miles from the line of Can^
ada.    '

St. Croix River.

This river forms tbe boundary
line between the United States and
the British Province of New Bruns-
wick, from the ocean to Grand
Lake. It is sometimes called
samaquoddy, Schoodic and CUe-
This river rises in
Grand Lake and p.asses to the
ocean in a S. E. course. The dis-
tances on this important river are
as follows: from Eastport to Ca-
lais, at the he.ad of navigation, is 28
miles : from Calais to the mouth of
Schoodic river, 21 miles, and from
thence to Grand Lake is 33 miles •
total distance from Eastport • to
Grand Lake, 82 miles. There are
marly elevations in this river, and
consequently many falls and rapids,
producing a great hydraulic power.
The mouth of the western branch of
the St. Croix, or Schoodic river, is
166 feet above tide water; at Calais ;
and the whole fall from Grand Lake
to sea level is 444 feet.

St. Francois River, Me.

Or tbe Peclieenegamook, rises in
fKe county of Piscataquis, on the
border of Canada. It has a number
of tributaries and receives the wa-
ters of several lakes. It is about
50 miles in length,, and, passing
nearly south falls into the river St.
John, on the line of Penobscot
county.    *

St. George, Me.

Lincoln co. This township is
nearly surrounded by water It is
bounded northerly by a neck of
land adjoining Thomaston, E. by
the western waters of Penobscot
bay,-S. by the Atlantic, and W. by
the waters of Muscongus bay and
St. George’s river. This town pos-
sesses, in an eminent degree, every
navigable facility. It is a place of
considerable ship building, and the
people are engaged in the' lumber
trade, coasting and fishing. There
are -a number of islands on the coast
of this town : a cluster of islands
St. Georges, are tbe most
considerable. They lie off the
town£>. by W. about 5 miles. St.
George was incorporated in 1803.
Population, 1837, 1,883. . It lies 57
miles S. E. from Augusta, and 10
S. from Warren.

. St. George Riper is- a valuable
stream, both on account of its hy-
draulic power and navigable ac-
commodations* It receives its most
distant waters from ponds in Mont-
viller. Sears.mont and Belmont in
the county, of Waldo, and, in a
southerly course, passes to Union,
where it receives the waters of
several ponds, and meets the tide at
Warren. The length of this river
is about 40 miles : it is navigable to
Warren, 15 miles from the sea.

St. George, Vt.

Chittenden co. A small town
bounded W. by Shelburne, 28 miles
W. by N. from Montpelier, and 8
S. E. from Burlington. First set-
died, 1784. Population, 183(T, 135.
The .surface is high and uneven:
the soil is composed of loam, clay
and gravel.

St. Jolm’s River.

See Fundy, Bay.

St. Johnsbury, Vt.

Caledonia co. This pleasant and
flourishing town is 35 miles N. E.
from Montpelier, 57 N. from Han-
over, N. H., and 7 E. from Danville.
The town was organized in 1790.
Population, 1830,1,592; 1838", ahout


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