Butternuts, Otsego, NY

Agricultural and Population Statistics

By Holice and Debbie

 

AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS, 1875

Acres plowed, 5249; in pasture, 5876; acres mown, 6488; tons of hay produced, 7532; bushels barley produced, 3097; buckwheat, 662; corn, 5117; oats, 59,990; rye, 470; spring wheat, 1601; winter wheat, 2516; beans, 84; peas, 284; pounds of hops, 199,794; bushels of potatoes, 25,112; barrels cider, 571; maple sugar, 470 pounds; value of poultry sold, $686; eggs, 2366; pounds of butter made, 103,896; cheese, 15,210; pork made on farms, 107,114 pounds.

Area--Cherry Valley has an area of 24,058 acres, total assessed valuation of which is $443,850, and the equalized valuation $489,580.

POPULATION

1800

1550

1811

2775

1814

3055

1820

3684

1825

3874

1830

4098

1835

3876

1840

3923

1845

4125

1850

4186

1855

2540

1860

2652

1865

2384

1870

2337

1875

2214

*History of Otsego County, NY, by Duane Hamilton Hurd, 1878.

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December 23, 1999

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