A N. E. County Of Ohio, drained by the Cuyahoga river and the head streams of the Tuscarawas, and traversed by the Ohio canal and several railroads; area, 400 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 34,674. It is the most elevated land on the line of the Ohio canal. The surface is uneven and the soil highly fertile. Coal is mined in large quantities. Water power abounds. The chief productions in 1873 were 307,123 bushels of wheat, 633,619 of Indian corn, 386,714 of oats, 98,489 of potatoes, 32,-587 tons of hay, 105,639 lbs. of wool, 749,370 of butter, and 1,586,842 of cheese. In 1874 there were 8,223 horses, 23,911 cattle, 28,-065 sheep, and 9,594 hogs. In 1870 there were 5 manufactories of agricultural implements, 10 of brick, 23 of carriages and wagons, 11 of cheese, 16 of cooperage, 1 of cutlery and edge tools, 1 of anchors and chains, 8 of iron castings, 9 of tanned and 6 of curried leather, 7 of machinery, 3 of paper, 26 of stone and earthen ware, 3 of woollen goods, 10 flour mills, and 15 saw mills. Capital, Akron.
A N. W. County Of Colorado, bordering on Utah, and watered by the Grand, White, and Bear rivers; area, about 8,500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 258. This county formerly occupied the whole N. W. corner of the territory W. of the Rocky mountains, but in 1874 Grand co., with an area of about 11,000 sq. m., was formed from the N. portion. The E. includes a portion of the Middle park, and is crossed by the Rocky mountains. The W. portion is densely timbered with pine and spruce, and there are immense beds of coal. Gold, copper, lead, iron, and zinc are found. On the Grand and Blue rivers and their tributaries are good grazing lands; little is known of the agricultural capabilities of the county. The population is chiefly in the S. E. corner, on the head waters of the Blue river, and is almost exclusively engaged in gold placer mining. Capital, Breckinridge.
A N. E. County Of Utah, bordering on Wyoming, and containing the head waters of Bear and Weber rivers; area, 1,250 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 2,512. It is crossed by the Union Pacific railroad. The surface is mountainous. Coal, gold, silver, and lead are found. The chief productions in 1870 were 18,955 bushels of wheat, 2,028 of oats, 1,352 of barley, 12,149 of potatoes, 13,540 lbs. of butter, and 2,569 tons of hay. The value of live stock was $65,353. Capital, Coalville.