The New International Encyclopædia/Newark (New York)

NEWARK. A village in Wayne County, N. Y., 32 miles east by south of Rochester; on the Erie Canal, and on the New York Central, the West Shore, and the Northern Central railroads (Map: New York, C 2). It has a public library of 3000 volumes and is the seat of the State Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women. The surrounding country is a productive agricultural section; and the chief industries of the village include the distillation of peppermint oil, fruit-preserving, the growing of rose- and nursery stock, and the manufacture of cut glass, tinware, boxes, flour, foundry products, etc. Population, in 1890, 3698; in 1900, 4578.