Somerset county. Solon is a flourishing farming town, on the east side of Kennebec river, opposite to Embden. It lies 44 miles N. by W. from Augusta and 18 N. from Norridgewock. Population, 1830, 768; 1837, 1,129. Wheat crop, 1837, 6,567 bushels. The town is well watered by a pond and several streams: it has a pleasant village and some manufactures.