Conway, a central county of Arkansas, having Arkansas river on its S. W. border; area, 1,200 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,112, of whom 630 were colored. The surface is agreeably diversified by mountains and valleys, and the soil well suited for the growth of corn and cotton. There is an abundance of good pasture land; the streams furnish valuable water power, and the country along the Arkansas river is rich in stone coal. The Little Rock and Fort Smith railroad is running to the county seat. The chief productions in 1870 were 9,439 bushels of wheat, 269,945 of Indian corn, 3,955 bales of cotton, and 7,127 lbs. of tobacco. There were 2,282 horses, 580 mules and asses, 3,195 milch cows, 4,630 other cattle, 4,402 sheep, and 27,172 swine. Capital, Lewisburg.
Conway, a town of Carroll co., New Hampshire, on the Saco, about 55 m. N. N. E. of Concord; pop. in 1870, 1,607. The village of North Conway, a favorite resort of summer visitors and artists, is situated on the uplands overlooking the valley of the Saco. On the east is a range of hills, the largest of which is called Middle mountain, with Mt. Kearsarge (3,367 ft. high) a little to the north. West of the river is Moat mountain, with the peaks of Mt. Chocorua in the distance. Looking up the valley of the Saco, there is a very fine view of Mt. Washington. The view of Mt. Washington from the summit of Mt. Kearsarge, and down the valley of the Saco, is very beautiful. In the vicinity are Artist's falls, and Echo lake at the foot of Moat mountain.