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"Roxbury, a post-village in Litchfield co., Connecticut, about 36 miles S. W. by W. from Hartford, contains 2 or 8 churches. Population of the township, 1114."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

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  • 1713 - (Roxbury, CT) - Once known as Shepaug, which means “rocky water,” the town was settled in 1713 as part of Woodbury.

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  • 1796 - Roxbury, CT incorporated

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  • 1819 - Roxbury
    Roxbury is a small township, situated upon the southern border of the county, 46 miles from Hartford, and 32 from New-Haven; bounded on the north by...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Roxbury, a post-village in Roxbury township (town), Litcfield co., Conn., 14 miles W. of Waterbury. The town is drained by Shepaug River. Pop. in...Read MORE...


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