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Chesterfield, p-v., Montville t., New London co., Ct., 36 s. E. Hartford, 360 W. It has a Congregational and a Baptist church.

Chesterfield, p-t., Lucas co., O., 170 n. n. w. Columbus, 501 W. Watered by Bean cr., a branch of Maumee r. It has 2 sch. 86 scholars. Pop. 301.

Chesterfield, t., Burlington co., N. J., 12 n. e. Mount Holly. The surface is level; soil sandy, mixed with clay and loam. Drained by Crosswick's and Black creeks, tributaries of Delaware r., which bounds it on the w. It contains the v. of Bordentown. It has 22 stores, cap. $58,000; 2 distilleries, 3 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $55,900. 11 sch. 557 scholars. Pop. 3,433.

Chesterfield, p-o., Macoupin co., Ill., 49 s. s. w. Springfield, 821 W.

Chesterfield, t., Essex co., N. Y., 150 n. Albany. It has Lake Champlain on its e. border. Surface hilly and mountainous; soil, sandy loam and clay. Drained by Ausable r. It has a landing place at Port Douglass, and the villages of Port Kent and Keeseville. It has 4 forges, 14 stores, cap. $42,200; 3 fulling m., 2 woolen fee, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly papers, 3 grist m., 19 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $127,780. 8 sch. 447 scholars. Pop. 2,716.

Chesterfield, p-o., capital of Chesterfield co., Va., 16 s. by w. Richmond, 133 W. It contains a court house and a few dwellings.

Chesterfield, p-v., capital of Chesterfield district, S. C, 105 n. n. e. Columbia, 435 W. Situated on the s. w. side of Thompson's cr., a branch of Great Pedee r. It contains a court house and several stores and dwellings.

Chesterfield Factory, Chesterfield town, Cheshire co., N. H., 56 s. w. Concord, 433 W.

Chester Hill, p-o., Athens co., O., 83 s. e. Columbus, 326 W.

Chester Springs, p-o., Pikeland t., Chester co., Pa., 72 s. e. Harrisburg, 150 W. This is a pleasant watering place.

Chestertown, p-v., Chester t., Warren co., N. Y., 81 n. Albany, 456 W. It contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 6 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 tannery, 1 clothier's works, 50 dwellings, and about 350 inhabitants.

Chestertown, p-v., seaport, and capital of Kent co., Md., 54 n. e. Annapolis, 94 W. Situated on the w. side of Chester r., 30 miles above its entrance into Chesapeake bay. It contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, a branch of the University of Maryland, called Washington College, with a spacious edifice. A bridge here crosses Chester r. Pop. nearly 1,000.

Chesterville, p-t., Franklin co., Me., 26 n. w. Augusta, 611 W. Watered by Wilson's stream, a branch of Sandy r. Incorporated in 1802. The soil is excellent, adapted to wheat. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,000; 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Capital in manufac. $2,500. 4 sch. 296 scholars. Pop. 1,098.

Chesterville, p-o., Potter co., Pa., 180 n. n. w. Harrisburg, 290 W.

Chesterville, p-v., Chester t., Knox co., O., 53 n. N. E. Columbus, 389 W. It contains 1 church, 5 stores, 1 flouring m., 1 saw m., 1 tannery, 50 dwellings, 2 sch. 230 scholars, and 283 inhabitants.

Chesterville, p-v., Gibson co., Tenn., 148 w. Nashville, 830 W.

Chess Springs, p-o., Cambria co., Pa., 140 w. by n. Harrisburg, 194 W.

Chetimaches, lake, La., between Atchafalaya and Teche rivers. It receives its waters from the former, in time of high water, and discharges them at all seasons into it again, 15 miles above its entrance into the sea. It is 40 miles long, and from 1 to 6 broad, shallow, and surrounded by a low and marshy country, which is annually overflowed.

Chesuncook, lake, Me., 10 n. e. Moosehead Lake. The Penobscot r. passes through it.

Cheviot, p-v., Green t., Hamilton co., O., 7 n. w. Cincinnati, 122 s. w. Columbus, 496 W.

Chew's Landing, p-v., Gloucester t., Gloucester co., N. J., 38 s. s. e. Trenton, 148 W. Situated on the n. branch of Big Timber cr. It has 2 churches, 1 Episcopal and 1 Methodist, 3 stores, 2 grist m., and about 50 dwellings. It exports considerable lumber and wood, and has considerable business.

Chewsville, p-v., Washington co., Md., 105 n. w. Annapolis, 73 W.

Chicago, r., Ill., which forms the harbor of Chicago, near the s. end of Lake Michigan, is composed of two branches; the n., which is about 40 miles long, rises near the n. boundary of Illinois, and unites with the s. branch of a mile from its entrance into the lake. The s. branch is only about 6 miles long, but is sufficiently deep to afford a secure harbor for vessels of any burden, which navigate the lake. The natural portage from the Chicago r. to the Des Plaines r., a head branch of Illinois r., is only 6 ms., and is so low that, at high water, it is often overflowed, so that boats can pass from river to river.

Chicago, city, p-v., and capital of Cook co., Ill., 204 n. n. e. Springfield, 717 W. It is beautifully situated on level ground, sufficiently elevated to secure it from ordinary floods, on both sides of a r. of the same name, between the junction of its n. and s. branches and its entrance into Lake Michigan, a distance of £ of a mile. It extends along the lake shore for a mile. The r. is here from 50 to 75 yards wide, and from 15 to 25 feet deep. The bar at the mouth has only about 3 feet of water. An artificial harbor has been made by the construction of piers, which extend on each side of the entrance of the river for some distance into the lake, to prevent the accumulation of sand upon the bar. It contains the county buildings, a U. S. land office, 6 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, 1 Baptist, 1 Episcopal and 1 Roman Catholic, an academy, a fire insurance co., and water works for supplying the city from the lake. Numerous steamboats and vessels ply between this place and Buffalo, and the various intermediate places on the upper lakes. Back of the city, toward the Des Plaines r., is a fertile prairie, which for the first 3 or 4 miles is elevated and dry. Along the n. branch of the Chicago and the lake shore are extensive bodies of fine timber. White pine lumber is obtained from the regions about Green bay and Grand r., in Michigan, and across the lake from St. Joseph's r. The canal now in progress from this place to the Illinois r. will add to its importance and business. It is 60 feet wide at top, and 6 feet deep, 105 ms. in length, including a feeder of 4 ms. and 5 ms. of river navigation, and is estimated to cost $8,654,337. The imports of the place amount to over $3,500,000. It had in 1840, 4 foreign commission houses, with a capital of $35,300; 97 retail stores, cap. $400,300; 11 lumber yards, cap. $38,900; 1 furnace, cap. $20,000; 1 distillery, 2 flouring m., 3 printing offices, 1 bindery, 2 daily and 2 weekly newspapers, and 1 periodical, 14 brick and stone houses, and 41 wooden houses, built during the year, and cost $57,500. Cap. in manufac. $61,950. 11 sch. 397 scholars. Pop. 4,470.

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Chichester, p-t., Merrimac co., N. H., 8 e. Concord, 489 W. The surface is generally level; soil, good, with little waste land. First settled in 1758. Watered by Suncook r., which affords water power. A Congregational church was organized in 1791. It has 4 stores, cap. $2,500; 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,755. 8 sch. 390 scholars. Pop. 1,023.

Chickahominy, r., Va., rises about 25 ms. n. w. Richmond, and forms the boundary between several counties, and after a course of 60 ms. it enters James r. 37 ms. above Point Comfort.

Chickahominy, p-o., Hanover co., Va., 13 n. Richmond, 122 W.

Chickalack, p-o., Pope co., Ark., 80 n. w. Little Rock, 1,145 W.

Chickamauga, r., in the n. w. part of Ga., enters Tennessee r. in the state of Tennessee, a few miles above Lookout mountain.

Chickapee, r., Ms., rises in Worcester co., and runs s. w. into Connecticut r., in the . part of Springfield.

Chickapee Falls, p-v., Springfield t., Hampden co., Ms., 87 w. s. w. Boston, 368 W. Situated on the e. side of Chickapee r., 2 ms. from its entrance into the Connecticut, and is a flourishing manufacturing village. It has 3 churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Congregational, 1 Methodist, 4 cotton fac, and 1 paper fac.

Chickasaw, County, Miss. Situated toward the n. part of the state, and contains 970 sq. ms. Watered by Yallo Busha r. and Oktibbeha cr. Capital, Houston. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,371, sheep 704, swine 8,286; wheat 3,801 bush, produced, Ind. corn 129,280, oats 5,151, potatoes 6,034, rice 3,775 pounds, tobacco 12,286, cotton 338,548; 2 stores, cap. $8,500; 4 sch. 93 scholars. Pop. whites 2,148, slaves 806, free col'd 1; total, 2,955.

Chickasaw, p-o., Mercer co., O., 102 w. n. w. Columbus, 496 W.

Chickasawha. p-o., Clarke co. Miss., 154 e. by s. Jackson, 965 W.

Chickasawha, r., Miss. (See Pascagoula.)

Chicot, County, Ark. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 1,800 sq. ms. Drained by Bartholomew, Boeuff, and Macon rivers. The surface is level, and some of it liable to submersion; the soil is various, some of it very fertile, and some barren. Capital, Columbia. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,494, sheep 564, swine 9,848; Ind. corn 179,580 bush, produced, oats 1,170, potatoes 15,040, cotton 1,114,622 pounds; 53 grist m., 1 sch. 13 scholars. Pop. 1830, 1,165; 1840, whites 1,105, slaves 2,698, free col'd 3; total, 3,806.

Chicktawaga, t., Erie co., N. Y., 6 e. Buffalo, 278 w. Albany. The surface is undulating, soil productive. Watered by Cayuga and Cazenove creeks, head branches of Buffalo cr. It contains an Indian reservation, belonging to the Seneca tribe, in the s. part. It has 1 distillery, 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,800. 3 sch. 78 scholars. Pop. 1,137.

Childsburg, p-v., Fayette co., Kt., 32 e. Frankfort, 530 W.

Chilesburg, p-o., Caroline co., Va., 85 n. Richmond. 79 W.

Chilhowee, p-o., Blount co., Tenn., 197 e. by s. Nashville, 540 W.

Chili, p-t., Monroe co., N. Y., 10 s. w. Rochester, 224 w. by n. Albany, 379 W. The surface is undulating; soil, a fertile clay loam. Drained by Black cr., a branch of Genesee r., which runs on its e. border. It has 4 stores, cap. $18,500; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 flouring m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $36,350. 15 sch. 765 scholars. Pop. 2,174.

Chili, p-o., Coshocton co., O., 92 n. e. Columbus, 340 W.

Chili, p-v., Hancock co., Ill., 109 w. n. w. Springfield, 832 W.

Chilicothe, p-v., city, capital of Ross co., O., 45 s. Columbus, 400 W. It is handsomely situated on the w. bank of Scioto r., in Scioto t. Its plan has been thought to resemble that of Philadelphia. The Scioto washes its northern limit, and Paint cr. its southern, here ¾ of a mile a part. The principal streets follow the course of the r., and these are crossed by others at right angles, extending from the r. to the cr. The two main streets, which cross each other at right angles at the centre of the t., are 99 feet wide. Water street, which fronts the r., is 82½ feet wide; the other streets are 66 wide. Founded in 1796. It has a court house and jail, 2 market houses, a U. S. Land office, 23 stores, an elegant banking house, 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Associate Reformed, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, 2 acad. 85 students. Pop. 3,977. In the midst of the v. was an ancient mound, now removed to give place for buildings. The Ohio canal passes through it. On the w. side of the v. is a hill rising abruptly to the height of 300 feet, from which there is a beautiful and extensive view of the place, and the surrounding country.

Chilicothe, p-v., capital of Livingston co., Mo., 150 n. w. Jefferson city, 1,053 W. Situated 3½ ms. from the junction of the e. and w. Forks of Grand r., on a prairie. It contains a court house and jail. It has 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 614.

Chilicothe, p-v., Peoria co., Ill., 88 n. Springfield, 802 W. It is situated at the upper end of Peoria Lake.

Chillisquaque, p-t., Northumberland co., Pa., 65 n. Harrisburg, 482 W. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $7,750. 4 sch. 193 scholars. Pop. 1,399.

Chilmark, p-t., Dukes co., Ms., 100 s. s. e. Boston, 482 W. It is situated in the s. w. part of the island of Martha's Vineyard. At the w. end of the t. is a peninsula, owned in part by the native Indians, on the x. w. point of winch is the promontory called Gay Head, which projects into the sea, 150 feet above its level, on the summit of which is a light-house. In the s. w. part of the t. is a projecting point denominated Squibnocket. There are 3 churches, 2 Congregational and 1 Methodist. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,100; 1 woolen fac, 2 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $1,375. 4 sch. 135 scholars. Population, 702.

Chilo, p-v., Franklin t., Clermont co., O., 123 s. w. Columbus, 483 W. Situated on the n. bank of the Ohio r. It was called Mechanicsburg until.1820.

Chimney Point, p-o., Addison t, Addison co., Vt., 86 s. w. Montpelier, 482 W. It lies on Lake Champlain, nearly opposite to Ticonderoga, N. York.

China, p-t., Kennebec co., Me., 21 e. by n. Augusta, 616 W. Watered by a fine small lake, called Twelve Mile Pond, the outlet of which flows into a branch of the Kennebec, and affords good mill seats. The v. is pleasantly situated on the margin of this lake, and has a steam saw m., and an academy. The t. produces good wheat. It has 9 stores, cap. $22,100; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 4 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $23,785. 1 acad. 155 students, 25 sch. 1,230. Pop. 2,675.
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China, p-t., Wyoming co., N. Y., 273 w. Albany w. Albany, 348 W. The surface is undulating, and the soil, clay loam, well adapted to grass. Drained by Clear cr., a branch of Cattaraugus or. It has 4 stores, cap. $10,500; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 7 saw ra. Cap. in manufac. $15,300. 15 sch. 568 scholars. Population, 1,437.

China, p-t., St. Clair co., Mich., 51 n. n. e. Detroit, 575 W. Belle r. passes through its n. e. corner; drained on the s. by Swan cr. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,000; 1 lumber yard, cap. $3,000: 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,400. Pop. 610.

China Grove, p-o., Rowan co., N. C, 123 w. by s. Raleigh, 365 W.

China Grove, p o., Williamsburg dist., S. C, 131 e. s. e. Columbia, 476 W.

China Grove, p-o., Pike co., Ala., 149 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 860 W.

China Grove, p-o., Pike co., Miss., 101 s. Jackson, 1,081 W.

China Grove, p-o., Gibson co., Tenn., 140 w. Nashville, 824 W.

China Hill, p o., Gadsden co., Flor.

Chinnebee, p-o., Taladega co., Ala.

Chippewa, County, Mich. Situated in the extreme n. part of the slate, on the shore of Lake Superior. It has St. Mary's strait on the e. and Montreal r. on the w. It contains 7,000 sq. ms. Capital, Sault Ste. Marie. There were in 1840, neat cattle 33, sheep M, swine 48; rye 730 bush, produced, Ind. corn 117,925, buckwheat 1,064, oats 9 1,833, potatoes 53,363, sugar 33,369 pounds; 33 stores, cap. $212,200; $11,550 invested in the fisheries; 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,550. 2 sch. 81 scholars. Pop. 534.

Chippewa, river, Wis. It rises on the boundary line between Michigan and Wisconsin; interlocking sources with Montreal r., of Lake Superior, and pursuing a southern course, it receives several streams, outlets of lakes, and Red Cedar r., when, after a course of 150 ms., it enters the Mississippi immediately below Lake Pepin.

Chippeway, t., Beaver co., Pa., 7 n. w. Beaver. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 4 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 610.

Chippewa, p-t., Wayne co., O., 113 n. e. Columbus, 18 n. e. Wooster, 336 W. The soil is fertile and well cultivated. The v. is known on the records by the name of Doylestown, but the p-o. by that of Chippewa. It has 3 stores, cap. $5,500; 1 tannery, 3 flouring m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $19,595. 2 sch. 64 scholars. Pop. 1,787.

Chippewayan Mountains, is a name often given to the great spine of North America, extending from the isthmus of Darien to the Arctic ocean. That portion of it which lies within the United States, is generally called the Rocky Mountains. Prom these mountains flow the great western tributaries of the Mississippi.

Chisholm's Store, p-o.. Montgomery co., N. C, 131 w. s. w. Raleigh, 398 W.

Chittenango, p-o., Sullivan t., Madison co., N.Y 120 w. N. w. Albany, 352 W. Situated 1 m. s. of the Erie canal, with which it is connected by a side cut. It contains 10 stores, 3 churches, 1 Reformed Dutch, 1 Presbyterian, and 1 Methodist, 1 woolen fac, 1 flouring m., 2 water lime fac, 180 dwellings, and about 1,000 inhabitants. The Syracuse and Utica railroad passes near the v., where is a depot. There is a mineral spring 1 m. s. of the v., the chief ingredients of which are sulphate of lime and magnesia, and sulphuretted hydrogen gas, which is useful in several complaints.

Chittenango, cr., rises in Nelson t., Madison co., and flows n. into Oneida lake, furnishing water power.

Chittenden, County, Vt. Situated toward the n. w. part of Vt., and contains 500 sq. miles. Onion r. passes through its centre; and between Burlington and Colchester, at Winooski city, is a fall of about 20 feet, affording extensive water power. The Lamoille r. passes through its n. w. corner, and Laplotte, a small r., passes through its s. part. Lake Champlain bounds it on the w. The soil varies from a light sand to a strong clay loam, and a rich alluvion. A part of it was originally covered with a heavy growth of white pine, but the greater part with maple, beech, and other hard woods. The surface near the lake shore is level, but becomes uneven and mountainous toward the e. Capital, Burlington. There were in 1340, neat cattle 24,142, sheep 110,774, swine 25,310; wheat 29,502 bush, produced, rye 31,570, Ind. corn 119,087, buckwheat 11,575, barley 1,305, oats 131,799, potatoes 522,792, silk cocoons 157 pounds, sugar 177,343; 87 stores, capital $490,830; 3 lumber yards, cap. $26,000; 1 rope fac, 11 fulling m., 10 woolen fac, 17 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 brewery, 1 glass fac, 1 pottery, 10 grist m., 58 saw m., 2 paper fac, 3 printing offices, 1 bindery, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac $362,933. 1 college, 101 students, 3 acad. 256 students, 144 sch. 5,170 scholars. Pop. 1830, 21,765; 1840, 22,977.

Chittenden, p-t., Rutland co., Vt., 12 n. by e. Rutland, 40 s. by w. Montpelier. It lies on the Green Mountains. Chartered in 1780. Watered by Philadelphia r., a branch of Otter Creek, on the w., and by Tweed r., which flows into White r. e.; and it therefore occupies the height of land between Connecticut r. and Lake Champlain. It has 1 furnace, 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac $2,300; 7 sch. 163 scholars. Pop. 644.

Chocchuma, p-v., Tallahatchee co., Miss., 113 n. Jackson, 994 W. Situated on the e. side of Yallo Busha r.

Choconut, p-t., Susquehanna co., Pa., 189 n. n. e. Harrisburg, 299 W. It has 4 stores, capital $13,300. 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac $7,700. 1 acad. 100 students, 7 sch. 175 scholars. Pop. 962.

Choctaw, County, Miss., situated a little n. Drained by the head branches of Big Black r. Capital, Greensboro. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,424, sheep 2,008, swine 36,173; wheat 4,006 bush, produced, Ind. corn 276,202, oats 2,820, potatoes 16,475, cotton 775,635 pounds; 4 stores, cap. $20,000; 15 grist m., 11 saw m. Cap. in manufac $33,400. 15 sch. 303 scholars. Pop. whites 4,443, slaves 1,564, free col'd 3; total, 6,010.

Choctaw Agency, p-o., Oktibbeha co., Miss., 117 n. e. Jackson, 909 W.

Choctaw Agency, p-o., Choctaw Nation, Ark., 166 w. by n. Little Rock, 1,231 W.

Choctawhatchee, r., rises in Alabama, and after a course of 130 ms. flows into a bay of the same name in Florida.

Choice's Store, p-o., Gwinnett co., Ga., 96 N. w. Milledgeville, 667 W.

Choptank, r., Md., on the e. shore, is formed by 2 main branches, one of which rises in Del. It empties into a large estuary in Chesapeake Bay and is navigable for sloops 40 miles from its mouth.

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Chota, p-o., Monroe co., Tenn., 188 e. s. e. Nashville, 514 W.

Chowan, r., N. C., is formed by the union of Nottaway, Meherrin, and Blackwater rs., which rise and run chiefly in Virginia. It flows into Albemarle Sound, a little n. of the mouth of the Roanoke. It is navigable, on the Meherrin branch, for large vessels to Murfreesboro, in the n. part of the county of Hertford, near the line of Virginia.

Chowan, County, N. C. Situated in the n. e. part of the state, having Chowan r. on the w., and Albemarle sound on the s., and contains 200 sq. ms. The surface is level, and the soil productive. Capital, Edenton. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,139, sheep 1,337, swine 15,541; wheat 15,349 bush, produced, rye 743, Ind. corn 282,209, oats 13,962, potatoes 30,337, cotton 1,267,297 pounds, 3 com. houses in for. trade, cap. $6,000; 21 stores, cap. $115,400; cap. invested in fisheries, $69,697; 2 tanneries, 44 distilleries, 1 flouring m., 14 grist m., 9 saw m., 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $70,020. 2 acad. 143 students, 12 sch. 214 scholars. Pop. 1830, 6,688; 1840, whites 2,865, slaves 3,665, free col'd 160; total, 6,693.

Christian, County, Ky. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 612 sq. ms. The land in the n. part is poor, but covered with timber; in the s. w. are fertile barrens, as they are called. The soil is a fertile clay, and produces tobacco, corn, wheat, &c. It is the 3d county in wealth in the state. Watered by Little r. and its branches, and Pond and Tradewater rs. Capital, Hopkinsville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,053, sheep 18,196, swine 52,656; wheat 103,833 bush, produced, rye 13,284, Ind. corn 1,022,850, oats 290,535, potatoes 22,846, hemp and flax 177 tons, tobacco 3,409,502 pounds, cotton 43,040, sugar 19,190, bituminous coal 11,475 bushels; 31 stores, cap. $136,875; 8 tanneries, 19 distilleries, 3 potteries, 13 flouring m., 23 grist m., 13 saw m., 1 oil m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $31,640. 4 acad. 234 students, 19 schools, 517 scholars. Population, whites 9,491, slaves 5,997, free col'd 99; total, 15,537.

Christian, County, Ill. Situated in the central part of the state, contains 350 sq. ms. Surface level, soil rich. Drained by South Fork of Sangamon and branches. Capital, Edinburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle 3,069, sheep 2,571, swine 10,773; wheat 8,821 bush, produced, Ind. corn 159,112, oats 23,203, potatoes 5,377, tobacco 4,910 pounds; 2 stores, cap. $8,000; 1 tannery, 3 distilleries, 8 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,280. 6 sch. 155 scholars. Population 1,873.

Christian, t., Independence co., Ark. Pop. 425.

Christiana, r. or cr., has its head branches in Pa. and Md., and flows into the Brandywine at Wilmington. It is navigable for vessels drawing 9 feet water to Newport, and those requiring 6 feet to Christiana bridge, 9 miles above Wilmington.

Christiana, p-h., New Castle co., Del., 85 n. by w. Dover, 102 W. The v. is generally called Christiana Bridge, situated on Christiana cr., 9 s. w. Wilmington. It has an active trade with Philadelphia in flour. It has 3 cotton fac. 8,560 sp., 26 powder m., 2 flouring m., 5 grist m., 7 saw m. Capital in manufactures, $344,250. 1 academy, 9 students, 9 schools, 702 scholars. Population, 3,725.

Christians, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C., 56 w. Columbia, 534 W.

Christiansburg, p-v., capital of Montgomery co., Va., 203 w. s. w. Richmond, 271 W. It contains a court house, jail, and other county buildings, 2 churches. 1 Presbyterian and 1 Methodist, 5 stores, 2 tanneries, and various mechanic shops. Pop. 335, of whom 230 are white and 105 colored.

Christiansburg, p-v., Shelby co., Ky., 13 w. by n. Frankfort, 555 W.

Christiansburg, p-v., Jackson t., Champaign co., O., 60 w. by n. Columbus, 454 W.

Christiansville, p-v., Mecklenburg co., Va., 97 s. w. Richmond, 210 W.

Christiansville, p-v., Carroll co., Tenn., 113 w. Nashville, 798 W.

Christy's Prairie, p-o., Clay co., Ia., 70 w. s. w. Indianapolis, 641 W.

Chrystal Lake, p-o., Henry co., Ill., 216 n. by w. Springfield, 763 W.

Chuckatuck, p-v., Nansemond co., Va., 75 s. e. Richmond, 208 W. Situated on Chuckatuck cr., 8 miles from its entrance into James r. It contains a Methodist church, 3 stores, 1 cotton fac, 30 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants. The r. is navigable to this place.

Chucky Bend, p-o., Jefferson co., Tenn., 234 e. Nashville, 462 W.

Chulahoma, p-o., Marshall co., Miss., 184 n. by e. Jackson, 907 W.

Church Creek, p-o., Dorchester co., Md., 69 s. e. Annapolis, 109 W.

Church Grove, p-o., Knox co., Tenn., 195 e. Nashville, 496 W.

Church Hill, p-v., Queen Anne co., Md., 43 e. Annapolis, 83 W. Situated on the s. e. branch of Chester r.

Churchill, p-o., Trumbull co., O., 182 n. e. Columbus, 296 W.

Church Hill, p-o., Halifax co., Va., 141 s. w. Richmond, 228 W.

Church Hill, p-v., Abbeville dist., S. C., 109 w. Columbia, 546 W.

Church Hill, p-o., Lowndes co., Ala., 102 s. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 863 W.

Church Hill, p-o., Jefferson co., Miss., 104 s. w. Jackson, 1,114 W.

Churchillsville, p-v., Dearborn co., Ia., 77 s. e. Indianapolis, 527 W.

Churchtown, p-v., Lancaster co., Pa., 52 e. by s. Harrisburg, 130 W.

Churchville, p-v., Riga t., Monroe co., N. Y., 234 w. n. w. Albany, 381 W. Situated on the line of the Tonawanda railroad, and contains 3 stores, 2 churches, a steam woolen fac, 45 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

Churchville, p-v., Harford co., Md., 61 n. Annapolis, 71 W.

Churchville, v., Clark Co., Mo. Situated on the w. bank of Mississippi r., at the entrance of the Des Moines r.

Cicero, p-t., Onondaga co., N. Y. 140 w. n. w. Albany, 358 W. Oneida Lake forms its n. e. boundary. Drained by the Chittenango cr. The surface is level and the soil good. The v. contains 2 churches, 1 Presbyterian and 1 Baptist, 4 stores, 40 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants. Pop. of the t. 2,464.

Cicero, p-t., Hamilton co., Ia., 32 n. Indianapolis, 570 W. Pop. 389.

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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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