Berrien. I. A S. county of Georgia, bounded E. by the Alapaha river, which crosses the N. E. corner, and W. by Little river, and drained also by the Withlacoochee; area, 750 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 4,518, of whom 460 were colored. In 1870 it produced 76,976 bushels of Indian corn, 41,184 of oats, 55,875 of sweet potatoes, 671 bales of cotton, 19,016 lbs. of wool, and 119,462 of rice. There were 636 horses, 3,682 milch cows, 6,951 other cattle, 7,016 sheep, and 13,529 swine. Capital, Nashville. II. A S.W. county of Michigan, bordering on Indiana and Lake Michigan; area, 600 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 35,104. It is drained by the St. Joseph's, Pawpaw, and Galien rivers. The surface is undulating, and the soil near the St. Joseph's consists of a deep, black, sandy loam, overgrown with thick forests of hard timber. The Michigan Central and the Chicago and Michigan Lake Shore railroads pass through the county. The chief productions in 1870 were 450,809 bushels of wheat, 469,705 of Indian corn, 178,217 of oats, 282,503 of potatoes, 27,054 tons of hay, 90,769 lbs. of wool, and 548,959 of butter. There were 6,448 horses, 5,967 milch cows, 7,004 other cattle, 26,118 sheep, and 16,525 swine. Capital, Berrien Springs, on the St. Joseph's, 8 m.
N. W. of Niles, the largest town.