A S. W. County Of New York; Area, 352 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 18,989. A portion of Seneca lake, and Cayuga, Little, Mud, and other small lakes, are within its borders. It is traversed by the Chemung and Elmira, Jefferson, and Canandaigua railroad and the Chemung canal. The surface is hilly and the soil fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 238,803 bushels of wheat, 21,408 of rye, 178,074 of Indian corn, 520,160 of oats, 269,945 of barley, 118,986 of buckwheat, 42,410 tons of hay, 221,749 lbs. of wool, 853,374 of butter, 40,579 of cheese, and 32,374 of honey. There were 5,665 horses, 7,440 milch cows, 6,471 other cattle, 40,237 sheep, and 3,515 swine; 5 manufactories of agricultural implements, 10 of carriages and wagons, 6 of cooperage, 1 of hinges, 3 of iron castings, 2 of marble work, 1 of machinery, 1 of malt, 12 of saddlery and harness, 1 of stone and earthen ware, 3 of woollen goods, 9 tanneries, 9 flour mills, and 10 saw mills. Capital, Havana.
A W. County Of Illinois, bordered S. E. by the Illinois river and S. W. by Crooked creek; area, 420 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 17,419. The surface is undulating and the soil excellent. The chief productions in 1870 were 221,945 bushels of wheat, 20,841 of rye, 440,975 of Indian corn, 119,359 of oats, 13,361 tons of hay, 4,866 lbs. of tobacco, 52,532 of wool, 213,030 of butter, 13,045 of honey, and 35,144 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 6,479 horses, 4,192 milch cows, 8,441 other cattle, 15,419 sheep, and 23,357 swine; 7 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 1 of woollen goods, and 12 saw mills. A branch of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad enters it. Capital, Rushville.
A N. E. County Of Missouri, bordering on Iowa, bounded W. by Chariton river and drained by the N. fork of Salt river and the head streams of Fa-bius river; area, 324 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,820. It is traversed by the Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska, and the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Northern railroads. The soil is rich, and the surface diversified by woodland and prairie. The chief productions in 1870 were 49,-727 bushels of wheat, 279,460 of Indian corn, 125,442 of oats, 6,313 tons of hay, 22,094 lbs. of tobacco, 47,717 of wool, 129,451 of butter, 14,359 of honey, and 19,755 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 3,686 horses, 1,002 mules and asses, 3,206 milch cows, 4,185 other cattle, 15,961 sheep, and 11,928 swine; 1 flour mill, and 8 saw mills. Capital, Lancaster.