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Webster may refer to:



Webster as a Last Name
Webster as a First Name


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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

There is more than one place called Webster:

United States of America

  • Webster (Florida)
  • Webster (Iowa)
  • Webster (Massachusetts) - a town in south Central Massachusetts.
  • Webster (Minnesota)
  • Webster (New Hampshire)
  • Webster (New York) - a town and village, suburbs of Rochester.
  • Webster (North Carolina)
  • Webster (South Dakota)
  • Webster (Texas) - a suburb of Houston, Texas.
  • Webster (West Virginia)
  • Webster (Vernon County), Wisconsin
  • Webster (Burnett County), Wisconsin

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

WEBSTER, a township of Worcester (disambiguation)|Worcester county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., on the French river, about 16 m. S.S.W. of Worcester. Pop. (1890) 7031; (1900) 8804, of whom 3562 were foreign - born; (1910 census), 11,509. Land area (1906), 12'19 sq. m. Webster is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford, and the Boston & Albany railways, and by interurban electric lines. In the township is Lake Chaubunagungamaug, a beautiful sheet of water about 2 sq. m. in area. The manufacture of textiles and of boots and shoes is the principal industry; the total value of the factory product in 1905 was $5,867,769. Webster was founded by Samuel Slater (1768-1835), who in 1812 built cotton-mills and in1815-1816began the manufacture of woollen cloth. The township, named in honour of Daniel Webster, was erected in 1832 from common lands and from parts of Dudley and Oxford townships, which before the cotton-mills were built here were almost uninhabited.

See Holmes Ammidown, Historical Collections (New York, 1874), vol. i. pp. 461-524.

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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Proper noun



Webster (plural Websters)

  1. An English occupational surname for someone who was a weaver.



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