Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - 1916
Beloit, a city of Rock CO., Wis., is situated on both sides of Rock River, at the mouth of Turtle Creek and on the Chicago and Northwestern and the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Rs., 90 miles WNW. of Chicago. Beloit is built on high ground, with wide and straight streets, which are bordered with numerous shade-trees. It has important manufactures of reaping- and mowing-machines and other farming-implements, paper, windmills, water-wheels, wagons, scales, pumps, gasoline-engines, etc It is the seat of Beloit College, which was founded in 1847 and which has about 450 students and an extensive library. Pop. in 1890, 6315 ; in 1900, 10,436. Lat. of observatory, 421* 30' 9" N. ; Lon. 89° 1' 51" W.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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