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West Fairlee, Vermont

Orange county. This town is watered by Ompomponoosuc river and by a part of Fairlee pond. The surface is rough and mountainous, but capable of sustaining a considerable number of cattle.

West Fairlee was chartered in connexion with Fairlee, in 1761; and incorporated as a distinct town in 1797. It lies 28 miles S.E. from Montpelier and 12 E. by S. from Chelsea. Population, 1830, 841.

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