Steubenville (Steio'ben-vil), capital of Jefferson county, Ohio, on the Ohio River, 68 miles below Pittsburgh (by railway 43), with blast-furnaces, rolling-mills, machine and railway shops, and manufactories of white-lead, paper, glass, woollens, flour, beer, etc. There are coal-mines near by, and natural gas is plentiful. Fort Steuben was built here in 1787. Pop. 15,250.


Stevenage, a town of Hertfordshire, 4 miles SE. of Hitchin by rail, with an old parish church and a grammar-school (1558). Straw-plait is manufactured. Pop. 4000.

Stevensons Road

Stevenson's Road. See Livingstonia, Tanganyika.

Stevens Point

Stevens Point, a town of Wisconsin, on the Wisconsin River, 161 miles by rail NW. of Milwaukee, with mills and a lumber trade. Pop. 9800.


Stevenston, a town of Ayrshire, 3/4 mile inland, and 28 miles SW. of Glasgow. Cotton and silk weaving used to be the staple industries, but it now depends on the neighbouring collieries, ironworks, chemical works, and Nobel's explosives factory. Pop. 7000.

Stewart Island

Stewart Island. See New Zealand.


Stewarton, a town of Ayrshire, on Annick Water, 5 1/2 miles N. by W. of Kilmarnock. Its specialty is the Scotch bonnet manufacture; but it also carries on carpet-weaving, spindle-making, etc. Pop. 3000.


Stewartstown, a Tyrone market-town, 7 miles NE. of Dungannon. Pop. 670.


Steyer (Sti'er), a town of Upper Austria, at the confluence of the Steyer and Enns, 36 miles by rail S. by E. of Linz, is the chief seat of the iron and steel manufactures of Austria, turning out firearms, cutlery, etc. Pop. 17,199.


Steyning (Stain'ing), a Sussex town, 1 mile W. of the river Adur and 4 1/2 miles N. of Shoreham. Till 1832 it returned two members. Pop. 1705.


Stillorgan, a village, 5 miles SE. of Dublin.


Stillwater, capital of Washington county, Minnesota, on the navigable St Oroix River (which here expands into a narrow lake), 18 miles by rail NE. of St Paul. It has a large lumber trade, and contains sawmills, a foundry, and flour-mills. Pop. 13,500.


Stilton, a parish (pop. 650) of N. Huntingdonshire, 6 miles SW. of Peterborough. It gives name to the well-known cheese, most of which now is of course manufactured elsewhere.


Stinchar (Stin'shar), an Ayrshire stream, flowing 30 miles to the sea at Ballantrae.


Stobs, an estate in Roxburgh, 5 miles S. of Hawick, bought by government in 1900 for a camp. At Stobs Castle Lord Heathfield was bom.


Stockbridge, a Hampshire market-town, on the Anton or Test, 8 miles W. by S. of Andover.

Till 1832 it returned two members; Steele at one time was its representative. It has a well-known racecourse and training stables. Pop. 860.


Stocksbridge, a town in the West Riding of Yorkshire, 7 1/2 miles NW. of Sheffield. Pop. 6570.


Stockton, capital of San Joaquin county, California, on a creek connected with the San Joaquin River, 103 miles E. by N. of San Francisco. It contains the state lunatic asylum, and manufactures ironware, paper, woollens, flour, soap, etc. Pop. 18,500.