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Butler, p-t., Wayne co., N. Y., 178 w. n. w. Albany, 358 W. The surface is rolling, and the soil a gravelly loam. It has 1 store, cap. $1,500; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,500. 11 sch. 735 scholars. Pop. 2,271.

Butler, p-b., capital of Butler co., Pa., 203 n. n. w. Harrisburg, 245 W. Situated on Connequenessing cr. It has a handsome court house, situated on a public square, the county offices, a well endowed academy, 5 churches — 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Unionist, 1 Methodist, and 1 Roman Catholic — and about 100 dwellings, 13 stores, cap. $61,850; 3 tanneries, 1 pottery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $30,100. 2 acad. 119 students, 2 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 861.

Butler, t., Butler co., Pa. It has 1 tannery, 1 brewery, 2 powder m., 4 grist m., 7 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $41,702. 14 sch. 359 scholars. Pop. 1,384.

Butler, t., Luzerne co., Pa. It has 1 store, cap. $8,000; 1 flouring m., 9 saw m. Capital in manufac. 7,100. 2 sch. 80 scholars. Pop. 514.

Butler, p-o., De Kalb co., In., 145 n. n. e. Indianapolis, 558 W.

Butler, t., Branch co., Mich. Watered by Hog r. It has 3 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 234.

Butler, t., Columbiana co., O. It has 7 sch. 39 scholars. Pop. 1,711.

Butler, t., Dark co., O. Pop. 1,116.

Butler, t., Mercer co., O. Pop. 178.

Butler, t., Montgomery co., O. It contains 5 grist m., 4 saw m., 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 5 distilleries, and 1 woollen fac. Pop. 1,896.

Butler's Landing, p-v., Jackson co., Tenn., 85 n. e. Nashville, 636 W., on Cumberland r. 15 ms. from Gainesboro.

Butler's Mills, p-o., Montgomery co., N. C, 106 s. w. Raleigh, 380 W.

Butlersville, p-o., Warren co., O., 94 n. e. Columbus, 466 W.

Butterfly, p-o., New Haven t., Oswego co., N. Y., 161 N. w. Albany, 386 W.

Butter Hill, a high and steep eminence on the w. of Hudson r. at the n. entrance of the "Highlands."

Buttermilk Channel, the passage between Governors Island and Long Island, in the harbor of New York.

Buttermilk Falls, N. Y., a picturesque and beautiful cascade on the w. bank of the Hudson r., 2 ms. below West Point.

Butternuts, p-t., Otsego co., N. Y., 94 w. by s. Albany, 341 W. The surface is hilly, and the soil red shale, on slate and sandstone. Drained by Butternut cr. and Unadilla r. It has 8 stores, cap. $39,200; 4 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 3 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $98,120. 18 sch. 796 scholars. Pop. 4,057.

Butts, county, Ga., in the central part of the state, contains 420 sq. ms. The Ockmulgee river runs on its e. border. Capital, Jackson. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,666, sheep 2,522, swine 5,046: wheat 34,637 bush, produced, rye 562, Indian corn 224,395, oats 28,813, potatoes 5,385, cotton 926,659 pounds; 24 stores, cap. $63,429; 6 saw in., 1 acad. 64 students, 4 sch. 150 scholars. Pop. 1830, 1,944: 1840, whites 3,285, slaves 2,022, free col'd 1; total, 5,308.

Buttstown, p o , Northampton co., Pa., 97 N. B. Harrisburg, 190 W.

Buxton, p-t., York co., Me., 65 s. w. Augusta, 532 W. Incorporated in 1772. Saco r. runs on its s. w. border, and has here a fall of about 80 feet, which furnishes a very extensive water power. It has 12 stores, cap. $6,650; 2 fulling m., 6 tanneries, 1 pottery, 2 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $24,138. 15 sch. 1,271 scholars. Pop. 2,688.

Buxton Centre, p-o., Buxton t., York co., Me., 66 s. w. Augusta, 535 W.

Buzzard's Bay, lies on the s. coast of Ms., 30 ms. long, and 7 broad, at an average width. From the head of this bay, a canal has been proposed across Cape Cod, a distance of only 5 ms. This would often save a tedious navigation round the cape; and it is a wonder that a work so easily accomplished, has not been effected.

Buzzard's Roost, p-o., Franklin co., Ala., 147 n. by w. Tuscaloosa, 800 W.

Byberry, p-t., Philadelphia co., Pa., 113 E. by s. Harrisburg, 155 W. Watered by Poquessing cr. Soil, sandy loam. First settled in 1682. It has 5 stores, cap. $8,850; 2 flouring m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,500. 1 acad. 26 students, 5 sch. 183 scholars. Pop. 1,055

Byersville, p-o., Sparta t., Livingston co., N. Y., 249 w. Albany, 339 W.

Byesville, p-o., Guernsey co., O., 82 e. Columbus, 322 W.

Byfield, p-v., Essex co., Ms., 35 n. by e. Boston, 468 W. It is a parish partly in Newbury t., and partly in Rowley town. It has a fertile soil, which is under good cultivation. Parker r. has falls, which afford good water power. Dummer academy, located here, was founded in 1756, by a handsome donation, and named after its founder, the Lt. Governor of the province.

Byram, r., in the s. w. part of Ct., separates this state from the state of N. Y. It enters Long Island Sound.

Byram, t., Sussex co., N. J., 8 s. e. Newton. It lies on South Mountain, and the surface is very uneven. Drained by the Musconetcong r., which runs on its s. border. It has 4 stores, cap. $43,000; 4 forges, 1 distillery, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $34,360. 8 sch. 224 scholars. Pop. 1,153.

Byrd, t., Cape Girardeau co., Miss. It has 5 sch. 123 scholars. Pop. 2,575.

Byrnville, p-v., Fulton t., Schoharie co., N. Y., 46 w. by s. Albany, 384 W. It contains 1 store, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., and 12 or 15 dwellings.

Byron, p-o., Oxford co., Me., 56 s. w. Augusta, 633 W. It has 4 sch. 90 scholars. Pop. 219.

Byron, p-t., Genesee co., N. Y., 10 n. e. Batavia, 243 w. by n. Albany, 384 W. The surface is level, and the soil generally fertile, and well cultivated. Drained by Black cr., which furnishes water power. It has several sulphur springs. The v. has 3 stores, 2 churches, 1 flouring m., 1 saw m., 30 dwellings, and 200 inhabitants. In the t., are 4 stores, cap. $20,000; 2 fulling m., 1 flouring m., 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,300. 9 sch. 400 scholars. Pop. 1,907.

Byron, p-v., Shiawassee co., Mich., 72 n. w. Detroit, 589 W.

Byron, p-o., Laporte co., In.

Byron, p-v., Ogle co., Ill., 187 n. Springfield, 820 w.

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Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843

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