A N. County Of Alabama, watered by tributaries of the Black Warrior river; area, about 900 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 4,155, of whom 21 were colored. The surface is a rolling table land; the soil is fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 3,278 bushels of wheat, 94,165 of Indian corn, 16,157 of sweet potatoes, 205 bales of cotton, and 42,759 lbs. of butter. There were 708 horses, 1,798 milch cows, 1,063 working oxen, 2,326 other cattle, 3,550 sheep, and 10,985 swine. Capital, Houston.
An E. Central County Of Mississippi, drained by the head streams of Pearl river; area, 720 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,984, of whom 3,403 were colored. The surface is generally undulating and the soil fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 4,734 bushels of wheat, 151,238 of Indian corn, 7,959 of oats, 19,100 of sweet potatoes, 38,248 lbs. of butter, 4,937 of rice, and 1,964 bales of cotton. There were 975 horses, 1,986 milch cows, 3,691 other cattle, 4,218 sheep, and 10,753 swine. Capital, Louisville.