I. A S. County Of Georgia, bordering on Florida, and watered by the With-lacoochee and its branches; area, about 600 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 8,321, of whom 4,045 were colored. The surface is level and the soil productive. The Atlantic and Gulf railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 100,570 bushels of Indian corn, 47,373 of oats, 37,258 of sweet potatoes, 2,799 bales of cotton, and 34,920 lbs. of rice. There were 691 horses, 780 mules and asses, 3,243 milch cows, 7,475 other cattle, 3,473 sheep, and 14,353 swine. Capital, Troupville.
II. A Central County Of Alabama, bounded N. by the Alabama river, and watered by its branches; area, about 750 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 25,719, of whom 20,633 were colored. The surface is undulating and the soil fertile. The Mobile and Montgomery and the Western Alabama railroads pass through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 453,187 bushels of Indian corn, 23,225 of sweet potatoes, 55,517 lbs. of butter, and 18,369 bales of cotton. There were 1,081 horses, 2,706 mules and asses, 1,901 milch cows, 3,266 other cattle, and 8,465 swine. Capital, Haynesville.
III. An E. County Of Mississippi, bordering on Alabama, and intersected by the Tombigbee river; area, 509 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 30,502, of whom 23,022 were colored. The surface is undulating, and the soil a dark and very fertile loam. The Mobile and Ohio railroad and the Columbus branch pass through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 12,407 bushels of wheat, 429,280 of Indian corn, 12,084 of sweet potatoes, and 16,073 bales of cotton. There were 1,122 horses, 3,042 mules and asses, 3,595 milch cows, 4,035 other cattle, 2,006 sheep, and 11,893 swine; 5 manufactories of carriages, 1 of pig iron, 2 of saddlery and harness, 3 of tin, copper, and sheet-iron ware, 2 of woollen goods, 10 flour mills, and 3 saw mills. Capital, Columbus.