1837 New York City Divided Into 17 Wards

 
 
1st Ward, extends from Liberty-street, and the east end of Maiden-lane, south to the extremity of the Island, including Governor's, Bedlow's, and Ellis's Islands.

2d Ward, from Liberty-street, and the east end of Maiden-lane, n.east, to Spruce and Ferry streets, and Peck-slip, bounded on the north-west by Broadway and Park Row, and on the south-east by the East River.

3d Ward, from Liberty-street, north, to Reade-street, bounded on the east by Broadway. west, by the North River.

4th Ward, from Spruce and Ferry streets, and Peck- slip, east, to Catharine-street, bounded on the north by Chatham-street, south by the East River.

5th Ward, from Reade-street, north, to Canal-street, bounded on the east by Broadway, west by the North River.

6th Ward, from the junction of Broadway and Park- row, north, to Canal and Walker-streets, bounded on the west by Broadway, southeast by Chatham-street and the Bowery.

7th Ward, from Catharine-street. east, to Corlaer's-hook, bounded on the north by Division and Grand-streets, south by the East River.

8th Ward, from Canal-street. north, to Hamersley and Houstoun-streets, bounded on the east by Broadway, west by the North River.

9th Ward, from Hamersley-street. N. to Fourteenth-street., bounded on the E. by the Sixth Avenue and Hancock-street. west, by the North River.

10th Ward, from Division-street, north, to Rivington-street, bounded on the west by the Bowery, east, by Norfolk-street.

11th Ward, from Rivington-street. N. to Fourteenth-street. bounded on the W. by Clinton-street and Avenue B, east by East River.

12th Ward, from Fortieth-street. N. to Harlaem River, which separates N. York Island from Westchester county, including Black- well's and other Islands in the E. River.

13th Ward, from Division and Grand streets, north, to Rivington-street, bounded on the west by Norfolk-street, east by the East River.

14th Ward, from Canal and Walker streets, north, to Houstoun-street, bounded on the west by Broadway, east, by the Bowery.

15th Ward, from Houstoun-street., north to Fourteenth street., bounded on the west by the Sixth Av. and Hancock-street., east, by the Bowery.

16th Ward, from Fourteenth-street., north, to Fortieth- street, bounded on the west by the North river and on the east by East River.

17Th Ward, from Rivington-street, north to Fourteenth-street, bounded on the west by the Bowery, E. by Clinton-street, and Avenue  B.

 

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Article Name: 1837 New York City divided into 17 Wards
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BIBLIOGRAPHY: New York As It Is, in 1837; Published by J. Disturnell, (M DCC XXXVII.)
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