Much the greater part of this town is upon quite high land. Indeed it is one large and extensive hill. The land falls but very little to the north.
The Nipmuc Tribe inhabited before 1620 certainly the greater part, if not the whole, of Worcester County, and probably their country was of much larger extent.
Lake Quinsigamond is about five and one half miles long, and in the upper part, one-quarter of a mile wide, and in the lower part about one mile wide.