Woodstock, a town and the county seat of Windsor co., Vermont, on the Ottaquechee, an affluent of the Connecticut river, at the terminus of the Woodstock railroad, 45 m. S. of Montpelier; pop. in 1870, 2,910. It has manufactories of scythes, axes, pickers, straw cutters, woollen goods, rakes, children's sleds and carts, etc, a national bank, a savings bank, a high school, three weekly newspapers, and six churches. The legislature met here in 1807.
Port Of Entry A Town, and the capital of Oxford co., Ontario, Canada, on the river Thames and the Great Western railway, 80 m. S. W. of Toronto; pop. in 1871, 3,982. Its fine scenery attracts many summer visitors. The trade is considerable, and there is good water power. The town contains a woollen factory, six furniture factories, several mills, two branch banks, several good educational institutions, three weekly newspapers, and eight churches. The value of imports for the year ending June 30, 1874, was $114,290; of exports, $194,104.
Port Of Entry A Town, and the capital of Carleton co., New Brunswick, on the St. John river, and on the New Brunswick and Canada and the New Brunswick railways, 61 m. N. W. of Fredericton; pop. in 1871, 3,963. In high stages of water steamers ply to Grand Falls, 65 m. above. Extensive deposits of iron ore are worked in the vicinity. The town contains manufactories of iron castings, mill machinery, agricultural implements, leather, furniture, etc, and several mills. There are a weekly newspaper, a monthly periodical, a grammar school, a convent, and churches of five denominations. The value of imports for the year ending June 30, 1874, was $53,844; of exports, $209,209.