North Brookfield, Massachusetts
Worcester county. This town is on elevated ground: it is of good soil, well cultivated, well watered, and very pleasant. It has a fine fish pond, and lies 68 miles W. from Boston, and 18 W. from Worcester: taken from Brookfield in 1802. Population, 1830, 1,241; 1837, 1,509. The agricultural products sent to market are very considerable. The manufactures of the town consist of boots and shoes, woolen cloth, leather, &c., the value of which for the year ending April 1, 1837, was $525,224; of which $470,316 was for boots and shoes.