Nashua, a city, one of the capitals of Hillsboro co., N.H., is situated on the W. bank of the Merrimac River, at the mouth of the Nashua River, 14 miles NW. of Lowell, on the Boston and Maine R. It has abundant water-power and extensive manufactures of cotton, iron, steam-engines, hardware, shears and clippers, refrigerators, carpets, cards, glased-paper, etc. The church of St. Francis Xavier, erected in 1898, is one of the handsomest in the state. Nashua was chartered as a city in 1853. A United States fish-hatchery is located here. Pop. in 1890, 19,311 ; in 1900, 23,898.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe
Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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