Irasburgh [Irasburg], Vermont
Shire town of Orleans county. This township was granted to Ira Allen and others, in 1781. It was first settled in 1799. Population, 1830, 860. It lies 40 miles N. by E. from Montpelier, and 30 N. by W. from Danville. The surface of the town is undulating, with an easy soil to cultivate, and generally fertile. Black and Barton rivers water the town, but move too sluggishly to produce any valuable power.