Bennington county. A mountain township on the line of Massachusetts. It is 9 miles S.W. from Bennington and 21 W. by S. from Brattleborough. Population, 1830, 563. Branches of the Hoosack and Walloomsack rise here. There are several fine fish ponds among the mountains; and some good land; but the lands in Stamford are generally too elevated for culture.