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Manheim, New York, USA - 1824 - Manheim

MANHEIM, a Post-Township of Herkimer County, 11 miles ENE, of Herkimer, 69 NWN of Albany; bounded N. by Salisbury, E. by E. Canada creek, or the town of Oppenheim of Montgomery County, S. by the Mohawk river, W. by Fairfield and Herkimer, being about 6 square miles. - Except along the Mohawk , there are no inter vales, but the up land is of superior quality, and it probably yields as much wheat as any town of the same size in the County. Its situation is high, it is well watered, and healthy:- has no mountains, lakes or ponds, nor metals, yet discovered. The inhabitants are principally farmers, tho' with a competent number of mechanics, and there are 200 families principally of Dutch extract.

1824 Gazetteer of the State of New York, by Horatio Gates Spafford

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