I. A S. W. County Of New York

A S. W. County Of New York, bordering on Pennsylvania, drained by Chemung, Canisteo, Tioga, and Conhocton rivers; area, 1,425 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 67,717; in 1875, 73,923. The surface is broken and the soil generally fertile. Iron ore and good building stone are found. There are two or three small lakes, and Keuka (formerly Crooked) lake is partly within the county. It is traversed by the Erie railway and branches, and by the Corning, Cowanesque, and Antrim railroad. Considerable lumber is exported. The chief productions in 1870 were 540,557 bushels of wheat, 72,792 of rye, 344,299 of Indian corn, 1,538,117 of oats, 207,024 of barley, 286,102 of buckwheat, 543,687 of potatoes, 169,294 tons of hay, 150,540 lbs. of tobacco, 700,704 of wool, 62,118 of hops, 112,228 of maple sugar, 87,013 of honey, 2,834,636 of butter, and 233,438 of cheese (not including factory cheese). There were 15,642 horses, 30,329 milch cows, 2,993 working oxen, 22,717 other cattle, 145,645 sheep, and 15,430 swine; 5 manufactories of agricultural implements, 48 of carriages and wagons, 7 of cheese, 16 of cooperage, 15 of furniture, 1 of glass ware, 8 of iron castings, 19 of tanned and 9 of curried leather, 4 of machinery, 22 of saddlery and harness, 2 of wine, 2 woollen mills, 3 distilleries, 5 breweries, 89 saw mills, and 18 flour mills.

Capitals, Bath and Corning. H.N.E. E. county of Indiana, bordering on Ohio and Michigan, and intersected by the St. Joseph's and Pigeon rivers; area, 340 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 12,854. The surface is prairie and woodland, and the soil is fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 232,816 bushels of wheat, 352,200 of Indian corn, 97,719 of oats, 90,020 of potatoes, 16,861 tons of hay, 117,337 lbs. of wool, 289,472 of butter, and 3,313 of sorghum molasses. There were 4,122 horses, 3,823 milch cows, 5,838 other cattle, 32,387 sheep, and 11,332 swine. The Fort Wayne, Jackson, and Saginaw railroad passes through the capital, Angola.