Franklin County, MA

FRANKLIN COUNTY, situated on the northerly boundary of Massachusetts, and traversed by Connecticut river. Area, 650 square miles. Face of the country agreeably diversified with mountains, hills, and valleys; soil generally fertile, on the streams rich and productive. Seat of justice, Greenfield. Pop. in 1810, 27,201; in 1820, 29,268; in 1830, 29,344; in 1840, 28,812; in 1850, 30,870. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Conway, MA City or Town
Leyden, MA City or Town
Rowe, MA City or Town
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