Hampden county. This is a mountainous township, 110 miles W.S.W. from Boston and 14 W. from Springfield. It contains good soapstone and 1,500 sheep. The wool sold in 1837 for $2,572. There are some manufactures in Granville of pocket books, boots, shoes, leather, and silver ware. Although the land is high, the soil in many parts is very good and productive. The village is very pleasant. Incorporated, 1754. Population, 1837, 1,439.