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Rome, New York, USA - 1895 - Rome

Rome, a city of New York, and one of the capitals of Oneida co., is situated on the Mohawk River, and on the Erie Canal, 14 miles N.W. of Utica, 109 miles W.N.W. of Albany, 38% miles E.N.E. of Syracuse, and 142 miles S. of Ogdensburg. It is on the New York Central Railroad, at the S. terminus of the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad, and is on the Rome Branch of the New York & Oswego Midland Railroad. The Black River Canal terminates here and connects with the Erie Canal. Rome contains a handsome court-house, 13 churches, a high school, a large hotel, 3 national banks, 2 savings-banks, an academy, a public library, manufactures of locomotives, farming-implements, railroad iron, cigars, and machinery, and printing-offices which issue 2 or 3 weekly newspapers. Pop. in 1880, 12, 194; in 1890, 14,991.

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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