Franklin county. A mountainous township on the W. side of Connecticut river; 86 miles W. by N. from Boston and 5 E.N.E. from Greenfield. Gill contains a fine tract of rich intervale on a bend of the Connecticut. The people are generally engaged in farming. The town is divided from Greenfield by Fall river. It has some manufactures of combs, wooden ware, leather and palm-leaf hats. The fleeces of 1,809 sheep weighed 5,627 poinds, and were valued, in 1837, at $2,214. Population, 1837, 809. Taken from Deerfield in 1793.