Rutland county. First settled, 1779. Population, 1830, 675. The soil is generally productive, particularly along the banks of the streams. It is watered by Castleton and Poultney rivers, the former of which receives the waters of lake Bombazine, a large pond between Fairhaven and Castleton. On these streams are considerable falls and mill sites. Fairhaven lies 16 miles W. from Rutland, and 9 N.E. from Whitehall, N.Y.