I. A S. W. County Of Kentucky

A S. W. County Of Kentucky, bordering on Tennessee, arid drained by Pond river and several large creeks; area, 350 sq, m.: pop. in 1870, 12,612, of whom 4,860 were colored. The surface is generally hilly and the soil fertile. It is intersected by the Louisville and Nashville and Great Southern and the St. Louis and Southeastern railroads. The chief production's in 1870 were 178,837 bushels of wheat, 445,275 of Indian corn, 57,375 of oats, 13,490 of sweet potatoes, 2,620,193 lbs. of tobacco, 18,925 of wool, 65,260 of butter, and 1,633 tons of hay. There were 2,363 horses, 1,789 mules and asses, 2,000 milch cows, 2.423 other cattle, 7,300 sheep, and 18,370 swine. Capital, Elkton.

II. A Central County Of Minnesota

A Central County Of Minnesota, watered by Long Prairie and Partridge rivers and other streams; area, 060 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 2,036. The surface is generally level, interspersed with numerous small lakes, and the soil is productive. The Northern Pacific railroad passes through the N. part. The chief productions in 1870 were 15,907 bushels of wheat, 18,012 of oats, 13,736 of potatoes, 25,-683 lbs. of butter, and 3,339 tons of hay. There were 74 horses, 337 milch cows, and 613 other cattle. Capital, Long Prairie.

III. A S. E. County Of Dakota

A S. E. County Of Dakota, bordering on Nebraska, and lying between the Missouri and Niobrara rivers; area, about 550 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 337. The river bottoms are very fertile; the uplands consist of prairies. Capital, Fort Randall.