The History of Otsego, NY
Westford
 Statistics

AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL STATISTICS - 1865

Improved Land

15,031 acres

Improved Land-Value

$1,674,555

Plowed land

3,372 acres

Pasture

5.564 acres

Winter wheat

319 bushels

Oats

23,045 bushels

Barley

776 bushels

Buckwheat

6,959 bushels

Corn-1864

5,137 bushels

Potatoes

18,841 bushels

Peas

175 bushels

Beans

94 bushels

Turnips

800 bushels

Hops

170,582 pounds

Apples

18,254 bushels

Cider

451 barrels

Maple sugar

24,191 pounds

Butter

162,250 pounds

Cheese

5,841 pounds

AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS - 1875

Plowed land

3,347 acres

Pasture

7,389 acres

Mown

5,216 acres

Hay produced

5,658 tons

Barley

404 bushels

Buckwheat

4,427 bushels

Corn

5.934 bushels

Oats

42,655 bushels

Rye

2,481 bushels

Spring wheat

270 bushels

Winter wheat

274 bushels

Beans

11 bushels

Peas

66 bushels

Hops

55,159 pounds

Potatoes

37,365 pounds

Butter

141,905 pounds

Cheese

1,065 pounds

 

Area. - Westford has an area of 20,812 acres, the assessed valuation of which is $455,250, and the equalized valuation, $399,911.

POPULATION

1816

1215

1845

1506

1814

1336

1850

1423

1820

1526

1855

1371

1825

1488

1860

1382

1830

1645

1865

1262

1835

1547

1870

1300

1840

1478

1875

1256

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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