Bennington county. This town was first settled in 1765. It lies 87 miles S.S.W. from Montpelier and 15 N. by E. from Bennington. Population, 1830, 463. The town is watered by several ponds, Battenkill river and Roaring brook. There is some fine land along the streams, in Sunderland, excellent mill sites, and lead ore in granular limestone.