Sullivan, the name of six counties in the United States.
A W. County Of New Hampshire, drained by small tributaries of the Connecticut river; area, about 820 sq. m.; pop. in 1870,18,058. The valley of the Connecticut is level and contains much excellent land; the rest of the county is broken and sometimes hilly. It is traversed by several railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 16,864 bushels of wheat, 138,071 of Indian corn, 124,819 of oats, 13,945 of barley, 286,721 of potatoes, 206,629 lbs. of wool, 576,725 of butter, 100,429 of cheese, 342,398 of maple sugar, and 54,583 tons of hay. There were 3,615 horses, 6,832 milch cows, 3,122 working oxen, 8,631 other cattle, 39,078 sheep, and 2,829 swine; 9 manufactories of woollen goods, 5 of wooden ware, 3 of paper, 5 of machinery, 2 of cotton goods, 2 of boots and shoes, 5 flour mills, 6 tanneries, 4 currying establishments, and 24 saw mills. Capital, Newport.
A S. County Of New York, separated from Pennsylvania by the Delaware river, and watered by several streams; area, about 880 sq. m.; pop. in 1875, 34,935. The surface is elevated and intersected N. E. and S. W. by several ridges. The valleys are generally wide and fertile. It is traversed by the Delaware and Hudson canal and several railroads. The chief productions in 1870 were 5,136 bushels of wheat, 49,025 of rye, 181,551 of Indian corn, 231,954 of oats, 130,421 of buckwheat, 236,881 of potatoes, 22,011 lbs. of wool, 1,183,642 of butter, and 65,992 tons of hay. There were 4,168 horses, 13,987 milch cows, 4,369 working oxen, 12,568 other cattle, 12,352 sheep, and 5,471 swine; 18 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 15 flour mills, 34 tanneries, 8 currying establishments, and 45 saw mills. Capital, Monticello.
A N. E. County Of Pennsylvania, drained by tributaries of the Susquehanna river; area, about 450 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 6,191. The surface is generally rolling and hilly. The chief productions in 1870 were 16,360 bushels of wheat, 5,678 of rye, 42,942 of Indian corn, 76,141 of oats, 34,453 of buckwheat, 52,507 of potatoes, 21,219 lbs. of wool, 20,700 of maple sugar, 229,972 of butter, and 13,446 tons of hay. There were l,074horses, 2,705 milch cows, 3,990 other cattle, 6,976 sheep, and 1,982 swine; 1 flour mill, 5 tanneries, 2 currying establishments, and 6 saw mills. Capital, Laporte.
A N. E. County Of Tennessee, bordering on Virginia and intersected by the Holston river; area, 300 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 13,136, of whom 857 were colored. The surface is very hilly and well timbered, and the soil fertile. Iron ore and coal are found. The East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 132,-647 bushels of wheat, 302,227 of Indian corn, 176,387 of oats, 16,307 lbs. of tobacco, 27,026 of wool, 171,872 of butter, 7,785 of flax, 12,300 of maple sugar, 18,120 of honey, and 20,077 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 3,384 horses, 3,405 milch cows, 5,535 other cattle, 15,634 sheep, and 18,478 swine; 13 flour mills, and 3 saw mills. Capital, Blountsville.
A S. W. County Of Indiana, separated from Illinois by the Wabash river; area, 430 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 18,453. The surface is generally level and the soil fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 297,452 bushels of wheat, 766,801 of Indian corn, 93,736 of oats, 43,692 of potatoes, 9,305 tons of hay, 4,125 lbs. of tobacco, 67,640 of wool, 176,279 of butter, 42,250 of maple sugar, and 39,166 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 6,912 horses, 4,892 milch cows, 7,027 other cattle, 27,246 sheep, and 32,030 swine; 4 cooperages, 8 flour mills, and 19 saw mills.. The Evansville and Crawfordsville railroad passes through the capital, Sullivan.
A N. County Of Missouri, drained by tributaries of Grand river; area, 648 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 11,907, of whom 42 were colored. The surface is rolling, about two thirds being prairie and one third timbered. The soil is productive; coal is found. The chief productions in 1870 were 61,407 bushels of wheat, 15,826 of rye, 412,624 of Indian corn, 164,614 of oats, 38,754 of potatoes, 26,619 lbs. of tobacco, 70,094 of wool, 234,065 of butter, and 14,569 tons of hay. There were 6,171 horses, 665 mules and asses, 5,024 milch cows, 9,926 other cattle, 25,369 sheep, and 17,770 swine; 11 flour mills, 5 saw mills, and 3 wool-carding and cloth-dressing establishments. Capital, Milan.