Cornish, Me. York co. Bounded N. by the Saco and Great Ossipee rivers. 83 miles S.W. from Augusta, 32 W. by N. from Portland, and 25 N. from Alfred. Incorporated, 1794. Population, 1837, 1,180. Cornish produces good crops of wheat and some wool. — John Hayward, The New England Gazetteer, 1839.