Oxford county. An excellent township of land, on both sides of the Androscoggin river, 25 miles W. from Augusta and 18 N.E. from Paris. Incorporated, 1795. Population, 1830, 2,456; 1837, 2,631. There are three pleasant villages in the town, fine falls on the river, saw mills and other manufactures. Wheat crop of 1837, 8,472 bushels.