A S. E. County Of Kentucky, bordering on Tennessee, and intersected by the Cumberland river; area, about 450 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,278, of whom 138 were colored. The surface is hilly and broken. Iron ore and bituminous coal are abundant. The falls of the Cumberland river are in this county. The chief productions in 1870 were 6,913 bushels of wheat, 251,872 of Indian corn, 34,587 of oats, 20,544 of Irish and 10,348 of sweet potatoes, 128,219 lbs. of butter, 20,827 of wool, and 18,866 of tobacco. There were 1,804 horses, 2,802 milch cows, 5,100 other cattle, 10,507 sheep, and 15,816 swine. Capital, Whitley Court House.
A N. E. County Of Indiana, intersected by Eel river; area, 324 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 14,399. The surface is undulating, but there are several prairies; the soil is very fertile. The Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 290,506 bushels of wheat, 192,813 of Indian corn, 88,595 of oats, 42,454 of potatoes, 257,517 lbs. of butter, 63,266 of wool, and 12,199 tons of hay. There were 5,064 horses, 5,403 milch cows, 6,332 other cattle, 21,263 sheep, and 12,397 swine; 10 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 2 breweries, 1 woollen mill, and 32 saw mills. Capital, Columbia City.