A N. W. County Of Arkansas, bordered S. "W. by the Arkansas river and W. partly by Big Piney creek, and drained by Illinois bayou and other streams; area, about 800 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,386, of whom 575 were colored. It has a hilly surface and a fertile soil. The chief productions in 1870 were 21,363 bushels of wheat, 225,152 of Indian corn, 10,-834 of oats, 6,306 of Irish and 8,114 of sweet potatoes, 42,797 lbs. of butter, and 3,070 bales of cotton. There were 1,461 horses, 1,897 milch cows, 3,745 other cattle, 3,826 sheep, and 15,137 swine.. Capital, Dover.
A S. County Of Illinois, bordered S. E. by the Ohio river, which separates it from Kentucky, and intersected by Big Bay creek; area, 374 sq„ m.; pop. in 1870,11,437. It has a rolling surface, and the soil is a fertile sandy loam. The chief productions in 1870 were 70,457 bushels of wheat, 315,958 of Indian corn, 67,886 of oats, 58,326 of potatoes, 96,796 lbs. of butter, 19,334 of wool, and 122,693 of tobacco. There were 2,217 horses, 1,848 milch cows, 3,635 other cattle, 9,557 sheep, and 12,676 swine. Capital, Golconda.
A W. County Of Minnesota, drained by Chippewa river, a tributary of the Minnesota; area, 720 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 2,691. It contains several lakes. The St. Paul and Pacific railroad passes through the S. W. corner. It has a rolling prairie surface and a fertile soil. The chief productions in 1870 were 53,721 bushels of wheat, 44,395 of oats, 20,528 of potatoes, 65,375 lbs. of butter, and 8,567 tons of hay. There were 360 horses, 3,081 cattle, 964 sheep, and 790 swine. Capital, Glenwood.