The town itself lies in and about the valley of the Bourne stream.
Bourne in an article entitled "The Proposed Absorption of Mexico in 18 471848," published in the Annual Report of the American Historical Association for 1899, i.
The revivalist group led by Bourne had become known as ' Camp Meeting Methodists '.
Bourne discusses the part which Polk took in preventing the complete absorption of Mexico.
The name of Wye belongs also to two smaller English rivers - (I) a right-bank tributary of the Derbyshire Derwent, rising in the uplands near Buxton, and having part of its early course through one of the caverns characteristic of the district; (2) a left-bank tributary of the Thames, watering the valley of the Chilterns in which lies Wycombe and joining the main river near Bourne End.