I. A N. Central County Of Kentucky

A N. Central County Of Kentucky, bounded W. by the Kentucky river and N. E. by a branch of the South Elkhorn; area, 185 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,240, of whom 3,825 were colored. The surface is diversified and the soil very fertile. It is traversed by the Louisville, Cincinnati, and Lexington railroad. The chief productions in 1870 were 98,968 bushels of wheat, 25,942 of rye, 516,625 of Indian corn, 79,888 of oats, 49,556 of barley, 21,503 lbs. of wool, 69,700 of butter, 1,325 tons of hay, and 849 of hemp. There were 3,070 horses, 1,413 mules and asses, 1,903 milch cows, 3,072 other cattle, 4,417 sheep, and 9,535 swine; 2 manufactories of bags, 1 of carriages and wagons, 2 of cooperage, 3 flour mills, and 8 distilleries. Capital, Versailles.

II. A N. Central County Of Illinois

A N. Central County Of Illinois, bounded "W. by Illinois river; area, about 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 18,956. The surface is generally level and the soil fertile. Coal is abundant. There is railroad communication with Chicago. The chief productions in 1870 were 286,446 bushels of wheat, 20,426 of rye, 2,154,185 of Indian corn, 744,581 of oats, 57,776 of barley, 87,994 of potatoes, 305,326 of butter, and 30,701 tons of hay. There were 9,002 horses, 6,300 milch cows, 10,805 other cattle, 1,331 sheep, and 43,642 swine; 10 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 9 of saddlery and harness, and 8 flour mills. Capital, Metamora.