A W. County Of Texas, intersected by San Saba river; area, 870 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 667, of whom 372 were colored. The soil is fertile, and there is fine water power. Silver mines are known to exist. In 1870 there were 17,876 cattle. Capital, Me-nardville.
A Central County Of Illinois, bounded X. partly by the Sangamon river, which intersects it; area, 302 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 11.735. It has a level surface and productive soil. The Jacksonville division of the Chicago and Alton railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 81,945 bushels of wheat, 1,973,880 of Indian corn, 235,091 of oats, 41,450 of potatoes, 37,551 lbs. of wool, 237,575 of butter, and 13,323 tons of hay. There were 6,840 horses, 3,341 milch cows, 10.H32 other cattle, 11,113 sheep, and 26,94-2 swine; 7 manufactories of carriages, 8 of brick, 6 of furniture, 5 of saddlery and harness, 1 of woollen goods, 4 flour mills, and 5 saw mills. Capital, Petersburg.