Berkshire county. Hinsdale is the source of a branch of Housatonick river. It is an elevated township, and well adapted for grazing.—There are two woolen mills in Hinsdale, and manufactures of boots, shoes, leather, hats, chairs, and cabinet ware: total amount in one year $86,550. The value of 11,020 fleeces of wool, sheared in Hinsdale in 1837, weighing 32,116 pounds, was $19,226. This town was incorporated in 1804. Population, 1837, 832. It lies 125 miles W. from Boston and 15 N.N.W. from Lenox.