I. A W. county of North Carolina, bordering on Tennessee, and watered by Big Pigeon river; area, about 550 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 7,921, of whom 515 were colored. It lies between the Blue Ridge and Iron mountain, and has a rough surface with fertile river bottoms. The chief productions in 1870 were 40,734 bushels of wheat, 206,998 of Indian corn, 26,879 of oats, 11,120 of potatoes, 18,092 lbs. of tobacco, 15,299 of wool, and 70,403 of butter. There were 1,357 horses, 2,539 milch cows, 4,106 other cattle, 7,844 sheep, and 11,-234 swine. Capital, Waynesville. II. A S. W. county of Tennessee, drained by the Hatchee and the S. fork of Forked Deer river; area, 000 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 25,094, of whom 13,-832 were colored. It has an even surface, and a fertile, well cultivated soil. The Louisville and Nashville and Great Southern railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 38,507 bushels of wheat, 522,921 of Indian corn, 31,037 of sweet potatoes, 89,739 lbs. of butter, and 10,510 bales of cotton. There were 2,172 horses, 1,889 mules and asses, 7,706 cattle, 5,206 sheep, and 20,514 swine; 4 manufactories of carriages, 2 of tin, copper, and sheet-iron ware, and 6 saw mills.

Capital, Brownsville.