Fremont. I. A S. W. county of Iowa, bordering on Missouri, and bounded W. by the Missouri river, which separates it from Nebraska; area about 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 11,174. It has a rich soil and a diversified surface, with extensive prairies and timber land, watered by Nishnabatona river. The St. Joseph and Council Bluffs railroad passes through the county. The chief productions in 1870 were 81,521 bushels of wheat, 1,650,863 of Indian corn, 58,122 of oats, 66,206 of potatoes, and 147,311 lbs. of butter. There were 4,411 horses, 12,209 cattle, 5,174 sheep, and 26,799 swine; 4 manufactories of carriages and wagons, 4 of brooms and wisp brushes, 9 of bricks, 6 of saddlery and harness, 4 of tin, copper, and sheet-iron ware, 1 pork-packing establishment, 6 flour mills, and 10 saw mills. Capital, Sidney.
II. A S. central county of Colorado, intersected by the Arkansas river, and bounded S. W. by the Rocky mountains, which also occupy the N. portion; area about 2,200 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 1,064. The surface is generally broken; the valleys are fertile and well watered. Bituminous coal, gypsum, marble, alum, and petroleum are found. The chief productions in 1870 were 5,511 bushels of wheat, 16,585 of Indian corn, and 8,096 of oats. The value of live stock was $71,104. Capital, Canon City.