A S. W. Parish Of Louisiana, separated from Texas on the west by Sabine river, and drained by Bayou Lanacoco and affluents of the Calcasieu river; area, about 1,450 sq. m.; pop. in 1875, 4,259, of whom 412 were colored. The surface is generally level, and much of the soil is fertile. There are extensive prairies that pasture large herds of cattle. The chief productions are Indian corn, sweet potatoes, and cotton. Capital, Leesville.
A S. W. County Of "Wisconsin, separated from Iowa and Minnesota on the west by the Mississippi river, and drained by Raccoon and Kickapoo rivers and other streams; area, about 800 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 18,645. The surface is undulating and consists largely of prairies; the soil is fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 552,594 bushels of wheat, 290,846 of Indian corn, 445,526 of oats, 30,709 of barley, 82,349 of potatoes, 61,633 lbs. of wool, 484,741 of butter, 92,068 of hops, 37,647 of maple sugar, and 20,237 tons of hay. There were 4,676 horses, 5,560 milch cows, 10,924 other cattle, 21,456 sheep, and 15,612 swine; 8 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 5 flour mills, 11 saw mill3, and 2 wool-carding and clothdressing establishments. Capital, Viroqua.
A W. County Of Missouri, bordering on Kansas, and drained by the Osage river and its affluents; area, about 700 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 11,247, of whom 82 were colored. The surface is undulating and the soil fertile. It is intersected by the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas railroad. The chief productions in 1870 were 56,934 bushels of wheat, 476,230 of Indian corn, 98,793 of oats, 32,153 of potatoes, 145,775 lbs. of butter, 15,450 of wool, and 3,925 of tobacco. There were 4,168 horses, 4,202 milch cows, 11,361 other cattle, 6,822 sheep, and 15,099 swine. Capital, Nevada.