Elk River, MO to Epping, NH
Elk River, t., Newton co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 19 scholars. Pop.
Elk Run, t., Columbiana co., O. Situated a few ms. e. New
Elkton, p-v., capital of Cecil co., Md., 80 n. e. Annapolis, 90
W. Situated £ a mile s. of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and
Baltimore rail-road, 44 ms. from Philadelphia, and at the
junction of the two main branches of Elk r., at the head of tide
water. It contains a court house, jail, bank, and Methodist
church. Its trade is less extensive than formerly.
Elkton, p-v., Elk Run t., Columbiana co., O., 154 n. e. by E.
Columbus, 276 W. It contains 68 inhabitants.
Elkton, p-v., Giles co., Tenn., 90 s. Nashville, 739 W. It is
situated on Elk r., 2 miles above its junction with Richland
cr., and contains 150 inhabitants.
Elkton, p-v., capital of Todd co., Ky., 187 s. w. Frankfort, 711
W. Situated on the e. side of Elk cr., a branch of Red r. It
contains a court house and several dwellings.
Elkton, p-v., Polk co., Mo., 114 s. w. Jefferson city, 1,050 W.
Elkville, p-v., Caldwell co., N. C, 189 w. Raleigh, 396 W.
Situated on the n. side of the Yadkin r.
Ellejay, p-v., capital of Gilmer co., Ga., 176 N. w.
Milledgeville, 632 W. Situated at the confluence of the Ellejay
and Cottercay Rivers; and contains a court house, jail, 1
Baptist and 1 Methodist church, an academy, and 300
Ellejay, p-o., Blount co., Tenn., 194 E. by s. Nashville, 514 W.
Ellejay r. (See Coosa r.)
Ellenburg, p-t., Clinton co., N. Y., 25 n. n. w. Plattsburg, 189
n. Albany, 554 W. The surface is hilly, but generally arable.
Drained by English r., and other streams which flow into Canada,
and by the head waters of Chazy r., which flows into Lake
Champlain. It has 3 stores, cap. $600; 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap.
in manufac. $4,545. 4 sch. 99 scholars. Pop. 1,171.
Ellensville, p-v., Wawarsing t., Ulster co., N. Y., 86 s. w.
Albany, 293 W. Situated on the Delaware and Hudson canal, at the
junction of Sand Bar cr. and Good Beerkill cr. It contains 2
churches, 6 stores, 1 glass fac, 4 saw m., 1 iron foundry, 1
edge tool fac. There is an old lead mine in the vicinity.
Ellerslie, p-v., Susquehanna co., Pa., 194 n. E. by n.
Harrisburg, 294 W.
Ellerslie, p-v., Harris co., Ga., 108 w. s. w. Milledgeville,
Ellery, p-t., Chautauque co., N. Y., 343 w. by s. Albany, 330 W.
The surface is undulating; soil, a fertile, sandy, and gravelly
loam. Chautauque lake bounds it on the s. w. Watered by small
streams which flow into the lake. The y. contains 1 church, 2
stores, and 15 or 20 dwellings. There are in the t., 1 store,
cap. $3,000, 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap.
in manufac. $13,450; 12 sch. 710 scholars. Pop. 2,242.
Ellicott, t, Chautauque co., N. Y., 18 s. e. Mayville, 330 w.
Albany. The surface is undulating; soil, sandy and gravelly
loam. Watered by Cassadaga cr. and the outlet of Chautauque
Lake. It has 14 stores, cap. $83,900; 2 furnaces, 2 fulling m.,
1 cotton fac, 1 tannery, 1 pottery, 1 printing office, 1 weekly
newspaper, 1 flouring m., 2 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$31,350. 1 acad. 140 students, 12 sch. 521 scholars. Pop. 2,571.
Ellicott's Mills, p-v., Anne Arundel co., Md., 40 n. w.
Annapolis, 45 W. Situated on Patapsco r., 10 s. w. by w.
Baltimore. Here are a scattered village, various mills and
manufactories, and much romantic scenery.
Ellicottsville, p-t., capital of Cattaraugus co., N. Y., 293 w.
by s. Albany, 335 W. The surface is undulating, except a deep
valley along Great Valley cr. The soil is sandy or gravelly
loam. Drained by Great Valley cr. and its tributaries. The v. is
situated on Great Valley cr., and contains a court house, jail,
county clerk's office, 2 churches, 4 stores, 1 saw m., 1
tannery, 80 dwellings, and about 600 inhabitants. Incorporated
in 1837. There are in the t., 4 stores, cap. $20,000; 1 tannery,
1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap.
in manufac. $7,818. 7 sch. 390 scholars. Pop. 1,084.
Ellington, p-t., Tolland co., Ct., 20 n. n. e. Hartford, 356 W.
The surface on the E. is broken and hilly, but level on the w.
The soil is light and dry, and moderately fertile. The v.
contains a Congregational church, a high-school, and about. 40
dwellings, many of them neat. There are in the t., 3 stores,
cap. $14,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$13,000; 1 acad. 28 students, 9 sch. 366 scholars. Pop. 1,356.
Ellington, p-t, Chautauque co., N. Y., 25 e. Mayville, 324 w. by
s. Albany, 336 W. The surface is undulating; soil, sandy and
gravelly loam. Drained by Clear creek. It has 4 stores, cap.
$13,300; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 2 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in
manufac $13,500. 9 sch. 576 scholars. Pop. 1,725.
Elliot, p-t., York co., Me., 102 s. s. w. Augusta, 493 W. It is
bounded s. w. by Salmon Fall r. The soil is fertile, adapted to
grain. It has 4 tanneries, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$3,875. 1 acad. 46 students, 7 sch. 522 scholars. Pop. 1,889.
Elliottsville, t., Piscataquis co., Me. It has 1 saw m., 2 sch.
19 scholars. Pop. 60.
Elliottsburg, p-o., Perry co., Pa., 33 w. Harrisburg, 121 W.
Elliottsville, p-o., Somerset co., Me., 85 n. Augusta, 680 W.
Elliottsville, p-o., Knox t, Jefferson co., O., 145 e. by n.
Columbus, 279 W.
Ellisburg, p-t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 169 n. w. Albany, 399 W.
Bounded w. by Lake Ontario. The surface is level; soil, sandy
loam, and fer-tile. Drained by the n. and s. branches of Sandy
creek, which flow into Lake Ontario, affording fine water power,
which has been extensively used. The village is situated on
Sandy cr., and contains 1 Presbyterian church, 2 stores, 1 grist
m., 2 saw m., 1 oil m., 1 carding machine and fulling m., 40
dwellings, and 250 inhabitants. There are in the t., 9 stores,
cap-ital $25,500; 3 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 4 tanneries, 3
distilleries, 2 flouring m., 7 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $53,200; 23 sch. 794 scholars. Pop. 5,349.
Ellisburg, p-v., La Grange co., Ia., 180 n. by E. Indianapolis,
Ellis Island, N. Y. Situated in the harbor of New York, off the
mouth of Hudson r. It belongs to the United States, and contains
Ellisville, p-v., Louisa co., Va., 66 n. w. Richmond, 108 W.
Ellisville, p-v., capital of Jones co., Miss., 144 s. e.
Jackson, 1,022 W. It is situated on the w. side of Tallahala
cr., a branch of Pascagoula r It contains a court house and
Ellisville, p-v., Fulton co., Ill., 75 n. w. Springfield, 827 W.
Ellisville, p-v., Monroe co., Ia., 51 s. s. w. Indianapolis, 623
Ellsworth, p-t., capital of Hancock co., Me., 89 e. by n.
Augusta, 671 W. Watered by Union r. It has a fertile soil,
adapted to grain and to grazing. It has Orphan Lake toward the
s. w., and a larger between it and Otis on the x. The v. is
situated on both sides of Union r., where is a bridge, at the
head of tide-water, and is accessible by large vessels. It
contains a court house and other county buildings. There are in
the t., 15 stores, cap. $4,300; 5 grist m., 19 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $4,000. 1 acad. 12 students. 19 sch. 670 scholars. Pop.
Ellsworth, t., Grafton co., N. H., 52 n. by w. Concord, 20 s. e.
Haverhill. The surface is mountainous, and the soil indifferent.
Watered by a branch of Pemigewasset r., issuing from a
considerable pond. Chartered in 1769. It has 1 grist m., 3 saw
m. Cap. in manufac. $1,755. 3 sch. 101 scholars. Pop. 330.
Ellsworth, p-v., Sharon t., Litchfield co., Ct., 47 w. Hartford,
330 W. It contains a Congregational church and several
Ellsworth, p-t., Trumbull co., O., 160 n. e. Columbus, 299 W. It
has a fertile soil, well adapted to grazing, and is noted for
its fine cattle and excellent cheese. It contains 4 churches, 1
Presbyterian, 1 Congregational, 1 German Lutheran, and 1
Methodist It has 9 sch. 370 scholars. Pop. 983.
Ellsworth, p-v., capital of Wright co., Mo. Situated on w. side
of Pig Piney Fork of Gasconade r.
Elm Grove, p-o., Jennings co., Ia., 71 s. s. e. Indianapolis,
Elm Grove, p-o., De Soto co., Miss., 214 w. Jackson, 937 W.
Elm Grove, p-o., Clay co., Mo., 12 x. n. w. Liberty, 171 w. n.
w. Jefferson City, 1,084 W.
Elm Hill, do., Rutherford co., Tenn., 71 s. E. Nashville, 673 W.
Elmira, p-t., capital of Chemung co., N. Y., 195 w. s. w.
Albany, 279 W. The surface is uneven, and the soil in the
valleys and flats very productive. Newton's cr. bounds it on the
s. w. The v., formerly called Newtown, is situated on the x.
side of Chemung r., at the entrance of Newton's cr., where is
extensive water power. It contains a court house, jail, county
clerk's office, an academy, 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1
Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 40 stores, 3 warehouses,
3 flouring m., 3 steam furnaces, 3 plaster m., 1 tannery, and 1
boat yard. The Chemung canal terminates here, where are 2
extensive basins. 10,000,000 feet of boards and planks are
exported annually. A bridge, 700 feet long, crosses the Chemung
r. The line of the New York and Erie railroad passes through the
place. There are in the t., 44 stores, cap. §106,510; 3
lumberyards, cap. 827,503; 1 fulling m., 2 furnaces, 3
tanneries, 2 distilleries, 2 printing offices, 2 binderies, 2
weekly newspapers, 6 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$128,315. 1 acad. 130 students, 19 sch. 1,152 scholars. Pop.
Elmira, p-o., Lucas co., O., 137 n. w. Columbus. 468 W.
Elmira, p-o., Stark co., Ill., 113 n. Springfield, 827 W.
Elmore, p-t., Lamoille co., Vt, 20 n. Montpelier, 536 W.
Chartered in 1781. The surface is uneven and elevated, part of
its waters flowing n. into Lamoille r., and part s. into Onion
r. The soil is moderately fertile. It has several considerable
ponds, and contains iron ore. It has 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap.
in manufac. $1,300. 7 sch. 144 scholars. Pop. 476.
Elmore, p-o., Talbot co., Ga., 104 w. s. w. Milledgeville, 726
Elm Point, p-o., Bond co., Ill., 65 s. Springfield, 767 W.
Elsinborough, t., Salem co., N. J., 3 n. e. Salem. The surface
is level; soil, a fertile loam and marsh meadow. Drained by
Alloways and Salem creeks. It has 2 sch. 85 scholars. Pop. 526.
Eltox, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C, 64 w. Columbia, 550 W.
Elyria, p-t., capital of Lorain co., O., 1 16 N. N. E. Columbus,
374 W. The v. is pleasantly situated on a plain between the two
branches of Black r., which unite half a mile below the v., and
each of which has a perpendicular fall nearly 40 feet, on the
opposite sides of the v., affording extensive water power. The
principal street extends from one branch of the r, to the other,
and the buildings exhibit much neatness and taste. It contains
an elegant court house, which cost $3,000, 2 churches, 1 acad.,
10 stores, 1 large flouring m., 4 saw m., 1 carding mach. and
clothier's works, 1 forge, 2 furnaces, about 100 dwellings, and
800 inhabitants. It is one of the pleasantest villages in Ohio.
There are in the t.2 acad. 135 students, 6 sch. 233 scholars.
Elysburg, p-v., Northumberland co., Pa., 79 N. Harrisburg, 189
Elysville, p-o., Anne Arundel co., Md.
Elytox, p-v., capital, Jefferson co., Ala., 54 x. E. Tuscaloosa,
764 W. Situated at the head of Catoochee or Valley cr. It
contains a court house, and a few dwellings.
Emaus, p-v., Salisbury t., Lehigh co., Pa., 87 e. by m.
Harrisburg, 180 W. It is a Moravian v., situated at the foot of
South Mountain, is built on one street, and contains 1 store,
and 20 or 25 houses. The land of the v. and vicinity, was
bequeathed by 2 members, for the support of a clergyman and the
promotion of missions.
Emanuel, County, Ga. Situated centrally toward
the e. part of the state, and contains 1,100 sq. ms. The surface
is level; soil, sandy and sterile. Ogeechee r. runs on its N.
border. Watered by Cannouchee and Ohoopee Rivers and their
branches. Capital, Swainsboro. There were in 1840, neat cattle
16,324, sheep 1,171, swine 8,632; wheat 3,087 bush, produced,
Ind. corn 37,129, potatoes 2,772, cotton 72,889 pounds, sugar
2,200; 4 stores, cap. $2,700; 2 distilleries, 9 grist m., 3 saw
m. Pop. whites 2,500, slaves 605, free col'd 24; total, 3,129.
Embarras Point, p-o., Edgar co., HI., 104 e. Springfield, 675 W.
Embden, p-t., Somerset co., Me., 49 x. x. w. Augusta, 644 W.
Situated on the av. side of Kennebec r. The soil is fertile,
adapted to grain and to grazing. Incorporated in 1804. Watered
by Seven Mile brook, a tributary of the Kennebec. It has 18 sch.
462 scholars. Pop. 933.
Embden Centre, p-o., Embden t., Somerset co., Me. 44 N. N. w.
Augusta, 644 W.
Embreeville, p-o., Chester co., Pa., 76 e. by s. Harrisburg, 121
Emercie's Mills, p-o., York co., Me., 59 s. w. Augusta, 518 W.
Emerson's Tan Yard, p-o., Chatham co., N. C, 50 w. Raleigh, 338
Emery Iron Works, p-o., Roane co., Tenn., 150 e. by s.
Emery, river, Tennessee, a branch of Clinch River.
Eminence, p-o., Tazewell co., Ill., 67 n. Springfield, 763 W.
Situated near Sugar cr.
Emmettsburg, p-v., Frederick co., Md., 80 n. w. Annapolis, 65 W.
It contains 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Dutch Reformed, 1
Methodist, and 1 Roman Catholic, an academy, 4 stores, 1 10
dwellings, and 800 inhabitants. 2 ms. distant from the v., is
Mount St. Mary's College, under the direction of the Roman
Catholics. It was founded in 1830, has a president, and 17
professors and instructors, 31 students, and 3,500 vols, in its
libraries. The commencement is in the last week in June. St.
Joseph's Female Institute, half a mile from the v., is conducted
by the sisters of charity, and is flourishing.
Emoreyville, p-v., Barbour co., Ala., 201 s. E. Tuscaloosa, 847
Emmett, t., Calhoun co., Mich. It has 1 flouring m., 2 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $10,630. 4 sch. 140 scholars. Pop. 647.
Endor, p-o., Will co., Ill., 195 n. e. Springfield, 712 W.
Enfield, p-t., Penobscot co., Me., 104 n. e. Augusta, 699 W.
Situated on the e. side of Penobscot r. Incorporated in 1835. It
has a large pond on its e. border. It contains 4 sch. 169
scholars. Pop. 346.
Enfield, p-t., Grafton co., N. H., 42 n. w. Concord, 492 W. The
surface is diversified, and the soil, in some parts, is fertile.
It has several ponds, the outlets of which afford water power.
It contains a considerable Shakers' settlement, with 1,000 acres
of land attached to it, distinguished for neatness, industry,
and mechanical ingenuity. There are in the t., 6 stores, cap.
$16,900; 3 fulling m., 2 woolen fee, 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 10
saw m. Cap. in manufac. $28,350. 16 sch. 567 scholars. Pop.
Enfield, p-t., Hampshire co., Mass., 75 w. by s. Boston, 387 W.
The soil is adapted to grazing. Watered by 2 main branches of
Swift r., a tributary of Chickapee r., which afford water power.
Incorporated in 1814. It has considerable manufactures. It has 4
stores, cap. $14,000; 1 woolen fee, 2 cotton fee 400 sp., 2
tanneries, 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $44,100. 7 sch.
285 scholars. Pop. 976.
Enfield, p-t., Hartford co., Ct., 18 n. by e. Hartford, 353 W.
Situated on the e. side of Connecticut r., on the n. line of the
state. The surface is level; soil, sandy loam, and generally
fertile. A bridge, erected in 1808 across Connecticut r., the
first built across it in the state, connects this place with
Suffield. The v. of Thompsonville, 1 m. from the bridge, has an
extensive carpet fee, and over 800 inhabitants. There is a
Shakers' settlement in this t., who have 1,000 acres of land
under high cultivation. It has 8 stores, cap. $15,000; 1 woolen
fee, 3 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in
Enfield, p-t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 5 w. Ithaca. 168 w. by s.
Albany, 301 W. The surface is undulating; soil, fertile gravelly
loam. Drained by small tributaries of Cayuga inlet, which afford
water power. The v. contains about 20 dwellings. There are in
the t., 10 stores, cap. $100,200; 2 lumber yards, cap. $1,125; 4
fulling m., 2 tanneries, 1 flouring m., 3 grist m., 8 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $60,810. 17 schools, 861 scholars. Pop. 2,340.
Enfield, p-v., Halifax co., N. C, 76 n. e. Raleigh, 222 W.
Situated on the Wilmington and Raleigh railroad, and contains
several stores and dwellings.
Enfield, p-v., King William co., Va., 24 n. e. Richmond, 138 W.
It contains 2 stores, and various mechanic shops.
English Neighborhood, p-v. Hackensack t., Bergen co., N. J., 8
n. New York, 67 n. E. Trenton, 233 W. It contains 1 Dutch
Reformed, and 1 Christian church, 2 stores, and 20 dwellings.
English Prairie, p-v., Grant co., Wis., 87 w. Madison, 919 W.
Englishtown, p-v., Freehold t., Monmouth co., N. J., 31 E.
Trenton, 197 W. Situated on Matchaponix cr., and contains 2
stores, a grist m., and about 30 dwellings. The soil around is
light and sandy.
Ennisville, p-v., Barre t, Huntingdon co., Pa., 80 w.
Harrisburg, 172 W. Situated on Standingstone cr., and contains a
store, and 5 or 6 dwellings.
Ennoree, r., S. C, a branch of Broad r.
Enoch, p-t., Monroe co., O., 105 e. Columbus, 300 W. Pop. 1,134.
Enoch Mills, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 45 n. w. Raleigh, 279 W.
Enon, p-o., Clark co., O., 50 w. Columbus, 443 W.
Enon Valley, p-o., Beaver co., Pa., 243 w. by N. Harrisburg, 269
Enosburg, p-t., Franklin co., Vt., 56 n. by w. Montpelier, 558
W. The surface is various, and the soil well adapted to grazing.
Chartered in 1780. It has a Congregational, a Methodist, and a
Baptist church. Watered by Missisque r. and its branches, which
afford good water power. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 3 fulling
m., 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $15,760; 1
acad. 50 students, 11 sch. 246 scholars. Pop. 2,022.
Enosburg Falls, p-v., Enosburg t., Franklin co., Vt., 59 n. by
w. Montpelier, 555 W.
Enterprise, p-o., Lancaster co., Pa., 45 e. s. e. Harrisburg,
Enterprise, p-o., Steuben co., Ia., 177 n. a. e. Indianapolis,
Enterprise, p-o., Union parish, La., 318 N. w. New Orleans,
Ephratah, p-t., Fulton co., N. Y., 53 w. N. w. Albany, 402 W.
The surface is uneven; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Garoga and
Zimmerman's creeks, branches of the Mohawk r. The v. contains 1
church, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 3 saw m., 1 tannery, 35 dwellings,
and 200 inhabitants. There are in the t. 5 stores, cap. $15,000;
3 fulling m., 1 woolen fee, 4 tanneries, 3 grist m., 26 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $39,380. 8 sch. 587 scholars. Pop. $2,009.
Ephratah, p-t., Lancaster co., Pa., 33 e. by s. Harrisburg, 127
W. The v. contains a store, paper m., and about 20 dwellings. It
was founded by a singular sect from Germany, called Tunkers, or
Dunkers. Most of the original peculiarities of the sect have
disappeared; but they are still remarkable for the regularity of
their lives, the simplicity of their manners, and the fervor of
their devotion. Contention at law, or with arms, they regard as
unchristian. It has 4 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 5 flouring m.,
3 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,350. 5 sch. 213
scholars. Pop. 2,083.
Epping, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 30 e. s. e. Concord, 477 W.
The soil is generally fertile Watered by Lamprey r. and North r.
It has 8 stores, cap. 820,000; 2 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 4
grist m., 6 saw m., 7 sch. 330 scholars. Pop. 1,235.
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