I. A S. W. County Of Texas

A S. W. County Of Texas, bounded N. E. by the Medina river; area, 1,175 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 2,078, of whom 92 were colored. The surface is rolling and in some parts hilly. Timber and water are scarce. Stock raising is the leading industry. In 1870 there were 42,561 cattle. Capital, Castroville. H A N. E. county of Ohio, drained by Black and Rocky rivers; area, 425 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 20,092. The surface is uneven and the soil fertile. The Atlantic and Great Western railroad passes along the S. border. The chief productions in 1870 were 304,908 bushels of wheat, 393,696 of Indian corn, 537,217 of oats, 148,911 of potatoes, 18,605 of flax seed, 302,-702 lbs. of flax, 226,595 of maple sugar, 408,-890 of wool, 975,938 of butter, 416,958 of cheese, and 48,619 tons of hav. There were 7,588 horses, 24,329 cattle, 69,742. sheep, and 10,719 swine; 5 manufactories of agricultural implements, 12 of cheese, 1 of lead and zinc, 3 of woollen goods, 19 saw mills, 1 planing mill, and 2 flour mills. Capital, Medina.