I. An E. county of Georgia, separated on the east from South Carolina by the Savannah river, and bounded W. by the Ogeechee; area, 480 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 4,214, of whom 1,704 were colored. The Georgia Central railroad passes through it. The surface is level, and the soil sandy. Pine and cypress are found. The chief productions in 1870 were 55,854 bushels of Indian corn, 15,932 of sweet potatoes, 294 bales of cotton, and 149,455 lbs. of rice. There were 294 horses, 283 mules and asses, 2,201 milch cows, 4,510 other cattle, 1,238 sheep, and 8,162 swine. Capital, Springfield. II. A S. E. county of Illinois, drained by Little Wabash river; area, 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 15,653. The surface is level and partly wooded, and the soil fertile. Copper, iron, and lead are found. The Chicago division of the Illinois Central, and the St. Louis, Vandalia, Terre Haute, and Indianapolis railroads pass through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 195.-793 bushels of wheat, 19,759 of rye, 620,247 of Indian corn, 386,073 of oats, 54,671 of potatoes, 11,360 tons of hay, 210,155 lbs. of butter, and 35,650 of wool. There were 4,907 horses, 4,316 milch cows, 5,833 other cattle, 13,228 sheep, and 17,259 swine; 8 flour mills, 12 saw mills, 5 manufactories of saddlery, and 2 of woollen goods.

Capital, Effingham.