Hopkins ,.I. A N. E. county of Texas, bounded N. by the S. fork of Sulphur river, and drained by White Oak bayou and Lake fork of the Sabine; area, about 800 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 12,651, of whom 1,620 were colored. About half of it is timbered and half prairie land. The chief productions in 1870 were 340,676 bushels of Indian corn, 44,872 of sweet potatoes, 22,549 lbs. of wool, 108,884 of butter, and 5,417 bales of cotton. There were G,210 horses, 6,381 milch cows, 1,571 working oxen, 14,916 other cattle, 10,675 sheep, and 23,747 swine. Capital, Sulphur Springs. II. A W. county of Kentucky, bounded N. E. by Green river, E. by Pond river, and S. W. by Trade-water creek; area, 474 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 13,827, of whom 1,869 were colored. It has a fertile soil and an uneven surface, diversified by hills which contain iron ore. Anthracite coal is also found. The St. Louis and Southeastern and the Elizabethtown and Paducah railroads pass through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 25,50G bushels of wheat, 464,879 of Indian corn, 48,240 of oats, 3,012,053 lbs. of tobacco, 24,849 of wool, and 114,798 of butter. There were 3,511 horses, 1,428 mules and asses, 6,554 cattle, 14,619 sheep, and 22,892 swine.

Capital, Madisonville.