St Albans, Vermont, USA - 1895 - Saint Albans
Saint Albans, a handsome post-town, capital of Franklin co., Vt., in St. Albans township, 3 miles E. of Lake Champlain, about 30 miles N. by E. of Burlington, 24 miles S.E. of Rouse's Point, and 59 miles N.N.W. of Montpelier. It is connected with all these places by the Central Vermont Railroad. It is pleasantly situated on an elevated plain, with a park of 4 acres in the centre, and contains a court-house, a high school, several churches, a first-class hotel, 2 national banks, a savings-bank, a rolling mill, and a large manufactory of locomotives and railroad cars, owned by the railroad company. One daily and 2 weekly newspapers are published here. Large quantities of butter are exported from this place, mostly to Boston. The township of St. Albans is bounded on the W. by Lake Champlain, and is diversified by high hills and picturesque scenery. Pop. of village, about 6000; of township, 7771.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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