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Avon, Connecticut

Hartford county. This town was taken from Farmington in 1830. Population, 1,025. It lies between two mountainous ridges and has considerable rich level land on the borders of Farmington river. This is a handsome agricultural town and possesses some very beautiful scenery. The view from Monte Video, on Talcott mountain, nearly 1000 feet above the waters of the Connecticut, is quite enchanting.—"Wardsworth's Tower," or Monte Video, is much resorted to by parties of pleasure in summer months. Avon is 6 miles N. from Farmington, and 9 W.N.W. from Hartford.

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