Franklin county. Jay lies at a bend of Androscoggin river, 29 miles W. by N. from Augusta and 12 S.S.W. from Farmington. There is much valuable land in Jay. The inhabitants are principally farmers, and cultivate the soil with much industry. The town produced, in 1837, 8,129 bushels of wheat, and considerable wool. Population, 1830, 1,276; 1837, 1,685. Incorporated, 1795.