A S. E. County Of Georgia, intersected by the Satilla river; area, about 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 2,778, of whom 814 were colored. The surface is low and mostly level. Along some of the rivers there are swamps. It is traversed by the Atlantic and Gulf and the Brunswick and Albany railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 33,896 bushels of Indian corn, 14,506 of oats, 30,960 of sweet potatoes, 250 bales of cotton, and 56,370 lbs. of rice. There were 371 horses, 2,242 milch cows, 5,654 other cattle, 2,292 sheep, and 7,923 swine. Capital, Blackshear.
A W. County Of Wisconsin, bounded W. by the St. Croix and S. "W". by- the Mississippi, and drained by the Rush and other rivers; area, about 600 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 9,958. It has a broken surface covered by prairie and forest, and the soil is fertile. *The chief productions in 1870 were 331,129 bushels of wheat, 81,353 of Indian corn, 171,393 of oats, 24,551 of barley, 47,512 of potatoes, 121,038 lbs. of butter, and 7,245 tons of hay. There were 1,562 horses, 2,436 milch cows, 3,828 other cattle, 3,536 sheep, and 3,138 swine; 7 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 3 of sash, doors, and blinds, 6 flour mills, and 9 saw mills. Capital, Ellsworth.
A W. County Of Washington Territory, having Puget sound on the west and the Cascade mountains on the east, bounded S. W. by the Nisqually river, and intersected by the Pugallup; area, 2,000 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 1,409. Mt. Rainier, the loftiest peak of the Cascade range, is in the S. part. The rivers are navigable for some distance, and there are numerous good harbors. The surface is diversified, consisting of prairies, forests, and rugged mountains. It is traversed by the Pacific division of the Northern Pacific railroad. The chief productions in 1870 were 9,181 bushels of wheat, 14,399 of oats, 13,396 of potatoes, 27,559 lbs. of wool, 19,535 of butter, and 1,304 tons of hay. There were 541 horses, 890 milch cows, 1,622 other cattle, 7,769 sheep, and 684 swine. Capital, Steilacoom.