A S. E. County Of Indiana, intersected by Laughery creek; area, about 450 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 20,977. It has a generally level surface, and the soil is fertile. It is traversed by the Ohio and Mississippi and the Indiana, Cincinnati, and Lafayette railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 204,995 bushels of wheat, 441,645 of Indian corn, 131,771 of oats, 84,189 of potatoes, 19,504 tons of hay, 5,104 lbs. of tobacco, 48,912 of wool, 380,911 of butter, 22,511 of hops, and 46,713 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 6,439 horses, 6,127 milch cows, 7,860 other cattle, 18,358 sheep, and 18,554 swine; 4 manufactories of brick, 16 of carriages and wagons, 8 of saddlery and harness, 8 tanneries, 10 flour mills, and 21 saw mills. Capital, Versailles.
A S. E. County Of Missouri, bordering on Arkansas, intersected by Current river, and drained by numerous creeks; area, about 600 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 3,175, of whom 10 were colored. It has a rough and hilly surface and a soil fertile near the streams. The chief productions in 1870 were 17,725 bushels of wheat, 142,485 of Indian corn, 14,214 of oats, 4,105 lbs. of wool, and 41,961 of butter. There were 1,068 horses, 937 milch cows, 2,357 other cattle, 2,989 sheep, and 10,470 swine. Capital, Doniphan.