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Turner, Maine

Oxford county. A tributary of the Androscoggin meets that river in this town, and finely waters it. The soil of Turner is good, and its surface pleasant. There are a number of thriving villages in the town: there is considerable trade, and some manufactures; but the business of the people is generally agricultural.

Turner was incorporated in 1786. It is 38 miles W.S.W. from Augusta and 14 E. from Paris. Population, 1830, 2,218; 1837, 2,435. Wheat crop, in 1837, 7,081 bushels.

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