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Stow [Stowe], Vermont

Lamoille county. Waterbury river and its branches give this town a good water power, and by which several mills are put into operation. Stow is situated between the Mansfield and Hog's Back mountains, and contains a large tract of level, fertile land, which appears to have been of alluvial formation. This valley contains some very beautiful and productive farms. Between five and six thousand sheep are kept and the exports of agricultural products are valuable. Stow is a flourishing town and contains a neat and pleasant mountain valley village.

This town was first settled in 1793. It lies 15 miles N.N.W. from Montpelier, 12 S. from Hyde Park, and 26 E. from Burlington. Population, 1820, 957; 1830, 1,570.

  • Stowe, Vermont, today is home to the Stowe Mountain Resort for skiing and snowboarding.

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