Wards and Streets In Brooklyn 1837

 
 

Wards

The City of Brooklyn is divided into nine Wards, as follows, viz.

1st Ward, is between Hicks-street and the East River, and between Fulton and Atlantic streets.

2d Ward, is between Sands-street, and the East River, and between Fulton and Bridge streets.

3d Ward, is between Fulton and Atlantic sts., and between Hicks-street and Red Hook-lane.

4th Ward, is between Fulton and Bridge streets ,and between Sands-street, and a line running from Red Hook-lane to the

Wallabout Bridge.

5th Ward, is between Bridge-street and the Wallabout bay and the East River, and the above line.

6th Ward, is between Atlantic-street and Red Hook.

7th Ward, is between the Wallabout bay and the village of Williamsburgh, in the town of Bush wick.

8th Ward, is between Red Hook, and the south bounds of the city.

9th Ward, is between the south bounds of the 7th Ward, and the town of Flatbush.

List of Streets In the City of Brooklyn

 
A
Adams-street, from East River, southerly, to Fulton-street.
Amity, East River, east, to Red Hook road.
Atlantic, East River, east, to Fulton-street.

B
Baltic, East River, east, to Gowanus road.
Bedford, Raymond-street, east, to Division-st.
Bergen, East River, east, to Gowanus road.
Boerum, Fulton-street, south, to Bergen-st.
Bolivar, Raymond-street, west, to Jackson-st.
Bond, Fulton-street, south, to Degraw-st.
Bridge, East River, south, to Fulton-street.
Butler, East River, east, to Gowanus road.
  C
Carl, Tillary-street, south, to Fleet-street.
Carroll, East River, east, to Court-street.
Chapel, Jay-street, east, to Bridge-street.
Charles, Front-street, south, to Sands-street.
Clarke, Fulton-street, west, to East River.
Clinton, Fulton-street, south, to Gowanus bay.
Clinton Avenue, Newtown road, south, to Jamaica road.
Columbia, Poplar-street, south, to Gowanus bay.
Concord, Fulton-street, east, to Navy-street.
Constable, Clinton-street, west, to East River.
Court, Fulton-street, south, to Gowanus bay.
Cranberry, Fulton-street, west, to Columbia-st.
Crown, East River, east, to Court-street.

 
D
Dean, East River, east, to Gowanns road.
Degraw, Gowanus road, west, to East River.
Division, Raymond-street, north, to Newtown road.
Dock, Front-street, to East River.
Doughty, Hicks-street, west, to East River.
Douglas, Court-street, east, to Gowanus road.
Duffield, Fulton-street, north, to Tillary-st.

E
Elizabeth, Fulton-street, south, to Doughty-st.

F
Fisher, Water-street, north, to East River.
Fleet, Fulton-street, east, to Jackson-street.
Front, " Fulton-street, east, to Jackson-street.
Fulton, East River, south-east, to Flatbush turnpike.
Furnam, Fulton-street, south, to Dean-street,

G
Gold, East River, south, to Fulton-street.
Green-lane, Front-street, south, to Sands-street.

H
Hamilton Avenue, East River, south, to Gowanus bay.
Henry, Fulton-street,south, to Gowanus bay.
Hicks, Fulton-street,south, to Gowanus bay.
High, Fulton-street, east, to Navy-street.
Hoyt, Fulton-street, south, to Degraw-st.

J
Jackson, East River, south.
James, Front-street, south-east, to Main-st.
Jay, East River, south, to Fulton-street.
John, Bridge-street, east, to Navy Yard.
Johnson, Fulton-street, east, to Carll-street.
Joralemon, Fulton-street, west, to East River.

 

  L
Lafayette, Raymond-street. west, to Fleet-st.
Lawrence, Tillary-street, south, to Fulton-st.
Liberty, Nassau-street, south, to Concord-st.
Livingston, Clinton-street, east, to Fulton-street.

M
Main, Fulton-street, north, to East River.
Marshall, Bridge-street, east, to Navy Yard.
Mercein, James-street, east, to Garrison-street.
Middagh, Fulton-street, west, to Columbia-st.
Montgomery, East River, East, to Court-street.
Monroe-place,Clark-street, south, to Pierpont-st.
Moser, Joralemon-street, north to Pierpont-street.
Myrtle, Fulton-street, east, to Washington Avenue.

N
Nassau, Fulton-street, east, to Navy Yard.
Navy, York-street, south, to Lafayette-st.
Nevius, Fulton-street, south, to Degraw-st.

O
Orange, Fulton-street, west, to Columbia-st.

P
Pacific, Gowanus road, west, to East River.
Pearl, Fulton-street, north, to East River.
Pierpont, Fulton-street, west, to East River.
Pineapple, Fulton-street. west, to Columbia-st.
Plymouth, Adams-street, east, to Navy Yard.
Poplar, Henry-street, west, to Columbia-st.
Powers, Fulton-street, south, to Degraw-st.
President, East River, east, to Court-street.
Prince, Tillary-street, south, to Fleet-street.
Prospect, Fulton-street, east, to Navy-street.

 

 
S
Sackett, East River, east, to Court-street.
Sands, Fulton-street, east, to Navy-street.
Schermerhorn Clinlon-street, east, to Fulton-street.
Sidney-place, Joralemon-street, south, to State-st.
Smith, Fulton-street,south, to Gowanus bay.
State, Fulton-street, west, to East River.
Steward's-alley Water-street, south, to Prospect-st.
Sycamore, Raymond-street, east, to Division-st.

T
Talman, Jay-street, east, to Charles-st.
Tillary, Fulton-street, East, to Division-st.
Tompkins, Cornell's lane, south, to Degraw-st.

U
Union, East River, east, to Court-street.
  V
Village, Fleet-street, south, to Fulton-street.

W
Warren, East River, east, to Gowanus road.
Washington, East River, south, to Fulton-street.
Washington Avenue, Bedford road, south, to Jamaica road.
Water, Fulton-street, east, to Navy Yard.
William, Fulton-street, south, to Degraw-st.
Willow, Poplar-street, south, to Pierpont, st.
Willoughby, Fulton-street, east to Clinton Ave.
Wyckoff, East River, east, to Gowanus road.

Y
York, James-street, east, to Navy Yard.


 

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Article Name: Wards and Streets in Brooklyn 1837
Researcher/Transcriber Miriam Medina

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BIBLIOGRAPHY: New York As It Is, in 1837; Published by J. Disturnell, (MDCC XXXVII.)
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