A N. Central County Of Mississippi, formed in 1874 from Choctaw, Montgomery, and Oktibbeha counties; area, 408 sq. m.; pop. about 8,000. It is drained by the Big Black river. The surface is somewhat undulating and the soil productive. The chief crops are Indian corn, sweet potatoes, and cotton. Capital, Mt. Tabor.
A N. County Of Tennessee, bordering on Kentucky, bounded S. by the Cumberland river and drained by affluents of Big Barren river; area, about 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 23,711, of whom 7,777 were colored. The surface is undulating and the soil fertile. The Louisville, Nashville, and Great Southern railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 163,114 bushels of wheat, 1,155,914 of Indian corn, 233,837 of oats, 35,253 of Irish and 25,074 of sweet potatoes, 4,921 tons of hay, 909,568 lbs. of tobacco, 38,860 of wool, 224,295 of butter, 15,668 of honey, and 38,563 gallons of sorghum molasses. There were 7,582 horses, 3,078 mules and asses, 5,378 milch cows, 9,500 other cattle, 20,421 sheep, and 37,304 swine. Capital, Gallatin.
A S. County Of Kansas, bordering on Indian territory, and intersected in the northeast by the Arkansas river; area, 1,152 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 22; in 1875, 4,925. It consists of fertile prairies. Capital, Sumner.