A N. Central County Of West Virginia, bounded E. by the Middle fork of the Monongahela river, and intersected by the Buckhannon; area, about 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,023, of whom 172 were colored. The surface is rolling and in some parts hilly. The soil of the valleys is good. The chief productions in 1870 were 29,958 bushels of wheat, 6,055 of rye, 108,494 of Indian corn, 21,422 of oats, 11,448 of potatoes, 11,190 lbs. of tobacco, 21,857 of wool, 127,158 of butter, and 7,233 tons of hay. There were 2,039 horses, 2,329 milch cows, 4,561 other cattle, 8,000 sheep, and 3,361 swine. Capital, Buckhannon.
A N. E. County Of Texas, bounded S. by Sabine river; area, 945 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 12,039, of whom 4,867 were colored. The surface is nearly level and well timbered, and the soil fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 326,681 bushels of Indian corn, 8,053 of oats, 40,806 of sweet potatoes, 51,816 lbs. of butter, 1,129 of wool, and 7,362 bales of cotton. There were 2,703 horses, 4,247 milch cows, 8,516 other cattle, 2,262 sheep, and 23,615 swine. Capital, Gilmer.