The History of Otsego, NY 
Burlington Statistics

AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL STATISTICS

Burlington, in 1865, had 20,586 acres of improved land, and the cash valuation of farms was $879,689. There were 2382 acres of plowed land; in pastures, 11,605; in meadows, 6252; bushels of spring wheat harvested, 187; bushels of winter wheat, 133; bushels of oats, 23,436; bushels of barley, 748; bushels of buckwheat, 1674; bushels of Indian corn, 7145; bushels of potatoes, 20,640; bushels of peas, 212; bushels of beans, 136; bushels of turnips, 597; bushels of flaxseed, 36; pounds of hops, 89,424; bushels of apples, 20,530; barrels of cider, 410; pounds of Maple sugar, 43,578; pounds of butter, 108,304; pounds of cheese, 230,548.

Agricultural Statistics, 1875 - Number of acres plowed in 1875, 2346; in pastures, 10,633; mown, 6827; hay produced, 7604 lbs; bushels of barley harvested, 884; bushels of buckwheat, 2522; Indian corn, 900; oats, 46,800; spring wheat, 91; winter wheat, 35; beans, 45; peas, 176; pounds of hops, 42,275; bushels of potatoes, 37,216; barrels of cider, 331; maple sugar, 728 lbs; value of poultry sold, $2568; eggs, $2645; pounds butter made, 103,193; cheese, 12,980; number of sheep shorn, 2304; weight of clip, 9401 lbs; pork made on farm, 106,200 lbs.

Area - Burlington has an area of 27,217 acres, the assessed valuation of which is $421,450, and the equalized valuation $473,576.

POPULATION

1800

2368

1845

1992

1810

3194

1850

1836

1814

2374

1855

1808

1820

2467

1860

1818

1825

2281

1865

1600

1830

2160

1870

1476

1835

2227

1875

1630

1840

2164

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Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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