New Ashford, Massachusetts
Berkshire county. This is a mountainous township, but the soil is good for grazing. In 1837, the value of 2,708 fleeces of wool, produced in this town, weighing 7,785 pounds, was worth $3,893. New Ashford produces fine white and variegated marble, and is the source of Green river. It lies 130 miles W. by N. from Boston and 18 N. from Lenox. Incorporated, 1801. Population, 1837, 253.