Hinesburgh [Hinesburg], Vermont
Chittenden county. Platt river and Lewis creek water this town. A part of the town is mountainous, but the soil is generally very good, particularly for grazing. About 9,000 sheep are kept here, and some products of the farms are exported. Hinesburgh contains a pleasant village, and numerous manufacturing operations are found on its streams. First settled about 1785. Population, 1830, 1,669. It lies 13 miles S.S.E. from Burlington and 26 W. from Montpelier.