Litchfield county. This town is watered by branches of Farmington river. The soil is more particularly adapted to grazing: considerable beef and the products of the dairy are sent to market. It is 26 miles N.W. from Hartford and 20 N.N.E. from Litchfield. Population, 1830, 1,715. First settled, 1746. Incorporated, 1779. Granite, iron ore and limestone are found here. The hilly part of the town presents some fine scenery. Hitchcockville, north of the centre of the town, is a flourishing manufacturing village, with great water privileges.