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Fleming, p-t., Cayuga co., N. Y., 4 s. Auburn, 128 w. Albany, 359 W. The surface is undulating; soil, a productive clay loam, and well cultivated. Drained by Crane brook, and by small streams entering Owasco Lake, which bounds it on the e. The v. contains 2 churches, 1 store, 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants. Pop. of the 1. 1,317. It has 1 store, cap. $6,000; 1 saw m., 8 sch. 406 scholars.

Fleming's, p-o., Weakley co., Tenn., 121 w. by n. Nashville, 806 W.

Fleming's, p-o., Shelby co., Ia., 31 s. e. Indianapolis, 569 W.

Flemingsburg, p-v., capital of Fleming co., Ky.. 95 e. by n. Frankfort, 483 W. Situated on Stockton run, 1 mile from its junction with Fleming cr., and contains 5 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, 1 Campbellite, and 1 Fullerite Baptist, 1 academy, and 1 seminary, a large and splendid court house, of brick, with a cupola, bell, and clock, 6 stores, 65 dwellings, and 591 inhabitants.

Flemingsville, p-o., Owego t., Tioga co., N. Y., 159 s. w. Albany, 280 W.

Flemington, p-v., Raritan t., capital of Hunterdon co., N. J., 25 n. by w. Trenton, 185 W. Situated on a valley between the mountains. The soil of the surrounding country is red shale, and tolerably fertile. It contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, and 1 Baptist, a court house, of stone, rough cast, with a front of columns of the Grecian Ionic order, containing the county offices, in the basement of which is the jail; 60 dwellings, many of them with ornamented court yards; and about 350 inhabitants. It has a printing office, with a weekly newspaper.

Flemington, p-v., Wake co., N. C, 15 n. w. Raleigh, 293 W.

Fletcher, p-t., Franklin co., Vt., 52 n. n. w. Montpelier, 540 W. Chartered in 1781. Watered at the s. extremity by Lamoille r., by the head branch of Black cr., proceeding from a considerable pond, by Fairfield r., and by Stone's brook. The surface is broken, and the soil but moderately fertile. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,000; 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,200. 7 sch. 130 scholars. Pop. 1,014.

Fletcher, p-v., Brown t., Miami co., O., 66 w. by n. Columbus, 460 W. It contains 1 Methodist church, 3 stores, 15 mechanic shops, and about 150 inhabitants.

Flicksville, p-v., Northampton co., Pa., 117 N. E. Harrisburg, 210 W.

Flint, p-t., Genesee co., Mich., 61 n. w. Detroit, 585 W. It contains 10 stores, 1 grist m., and 7 saw m. Pop. 984.

Flint Creek, p-o., Seneca t., Ontario co., N. Y., 184 w. Albany, 349 W.

Flint Hill, p-o., Rappahannock co., Va., 125 n. n. w t . Richmond, 77 W.

Flint Hill, p-o., Cabarras co., N. C, 143 w. 8. w. Raleigh, 330 W.

Flint Hill, p-o., St. Charles co., Mo., 89 n. e. Jefferson City. 850 W.

Flint Island, p-o., Mead co., Ky., 112 w. by 8. Frankfort, 651 W.

Flint Mills, p-o., Washington co., O., 129 e. s. e. Columbus, 290 W.

Flint, cr., N. Y., rises in Yates co., and flows s. into Ontario co., where it enters the Canandaigua outlet.

Flint, r., Ga. The w. head branch rises in Campbell co., and the e. in De Kalb co. Its whole length is 300 miles, its depth 6 feet, and its width 150 yards, where it enters the Chattahoochee. Steamboats come up to Bainbridge, 50 miles above its confluence.

Flint, r., Mich., one of the principal branches of Saginaw r., rises in Lapeer co., and pursuing a n. w., s. w., and then a n. w. course, in Saginaw co. enters Saginaw r., 30 miles from its mouth. It is 100 miles long, and affords, with its branches, extensive water power. It is boatable 20 miles from its mouth.

Flint Rock, p-o., Lincoln co., N. C, 165 w. by s. Raleigh, 414 W.

Flintstone, p-o., Alleghany co., Md., 154 N. w. Annapolis, 122 W.

Flintville, p-v., Marion dist., S. C, 140 e. by n. Columbia, 459 W.

Flora, p-o., Edgar co., Ill., 121 e. by s. Springfield, 658 W.

Florence, p-t., Oneida co., N. Y., 33 n. w. Utica, 129 w. n. w. Albany, 414 W. The surface is gently undulating; soil, sandy loam. Drained by tributaries of Fish cr. The lands are well adapted to grazing. It has 1 store, cap. $6,000; 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,200. 11 sch. 332 scholars. Pop. 1,259.

Florence, p-v., Washington co., Pa., 227 w. Harrisburg, 252 W.

Florence, p-t., St. Joseph co., Mich., 144 w. s. w. Detroit, 592 W. Pop. 523.

Florence, p-v., Stewart co., Ga., 153 s. w. Milledgeville, 794 W. Situated on the e. side of the Chattahoochee r.

Florence, p-v., capital, Lauderdale co., Ala., 135 n. by w. Tuscaloosa, 780 W. Situated on the n. side of Tennessee r., 1 mile above the mouth of Cypress cr., and immediately below the Muscle Shoals. When the water is not low, steamboats ascend to this place, and it has great advantages for trade. It was laid out in 1818, on an elevated plain, 100 feet above the river. The streets are 100 feet wide, and cross each other at right angles. It contains a court house, jail, a U. S. surveyor general's office, 2 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, 2 female academies, and about 2,000 inhabitants. There is a large cotton fac. in the vicinity.

Florence, p-v., Boone co., Ky., 76 n. Frankfort, 502 W. It is situated about 5 miles s. of the Ohio r., and contains about 100 inhabitants.

Florence, p-t., Erie co., O., 112 n. by e. Columbus, 391 W. It contains several extensive beds of iron ore. There is a handsome village at the centre, which contains 3 stores. It has 12 sch. 635 scholars. Pop. 1,635.

Florence, t., Williams co., O. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,000. Pop 119.

Florence, p-v., Louisa co., Iowa. Situated on Iowa River, which is here crossed by a ferry. Here Black Hawk, the celebrated Indian chief, resided, until 1832, and here the bones of Iris ancestors repose.

Florence, p-v., Morgan co., Mo., 54 w. Jefferson City, 990 W. Situated on the south fork of La Mine r.

Florence, p-v., Pike co. Ill. 59 w by s. Springfield, 839 W.

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Florida Territory

Florida, p-t, Berkshire co., Mass., 7 e. Adams, 121 w. by n. Boston, 463 W. The surface is mountainous, and the soil chiefly adapted to grazing. Watered by Cold r., a branch of Deerfield r. It has 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $600. 5 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 441.

Florida, p-v., Warwick t., Orange co., N. Y., Ill s. s. w. Albany, 273 W. It contains 2 churches, 5 stores, 2 grist m., 2 saw m., 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants.

Florida, t., Montgomery co., N. Y., 34 n. n. w. Albany. The surface is undulating; soil, fer-tile clay loam, well adapted to wheat. Mohawk r. flows on its x. boundary, and Schoharie cr. on the w. It has 8 stores, cap. 830,000; 1 woolen fac, 3 tanneries, 1 distillery, 4 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. §46,300. 8 sch. 250 scholars. Pop. 5,214.

Florida, p-t., Hillsdale co., Mich., 94 s. w. Detroit, 526 W. It has a fertile soil, well adapted to grain. It has 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $800. Pop. 297.

Florida, p-v., Monroe co., Mo., 83 n. e. Jefferson City, 923 W. It is on the n. side of the south fork of Salt r.

Florisant, p-v., St. Louis co., Mo., 131 E. Jefferson City, 837 W.

Flower Creek, p-o., Pendleton co., Ky., 79 n. e. Frankfort, 521 W.

Flowerfield, p-t., St. Joseph co., Mich., 154 s. w. Detroit, 603 W. It contains 1 flouring m. and 2 saw m., 5 sch. 76 scholars. Pop. 281.

Floyd, County, Va., in the s. part of the state, w. of the middle, contains 525 square miles. The surface is mountainous, and the soil adapted to grazing. Watered by Little r. and its branches. Capital, Jacksonville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,355, sheep 8,418, swine 12,555; wheat 23,889 bushels produced, rye 13,435, Indian corn 72,869, buckwheat 5,830, oats 77,073, potatoes 19,728, tobacco 17,579 pounds; 5 stores, cap. 10,900; 7 tanneries, 6 distilleries, 2 flouring m., 29 grist m., 18 saw m., 3 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $3,950. 8 sch. 160 scholars. Pop. whites 4,123, slaves 321, free col'd 9; total, 4,453.

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Floyd, County, Ga., situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 460 square miles. Watered by Oostanaula and Etowah rivers, which unite in this county to form the Coosa r. Cedar cr. runs in the s., and Chattooga cr. in the n. part. Surface, uneven; soil, fertile on the margins of the streams. Capital, Rome. There were in 1810, neat cattle 5,557, sheep 1,416, swine 16,844; wheat 27,633 bushels produced, rye 1,358, Ind. corn 244,550, oats 16,124, potatoes 6,611, tobacco 3,706 pounds, cotton 142,397; 11 stores, cap. 36,025; 4 tanneries, 5 distilleries, 9 grist m., 8 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $24,313. 3 acad. 79 students, 5 sch. 107 scholars. Pop. whites 3,165, slaves 1,271, free col'd 5; total, 4,441.

Floyd, County, Ky. Situated in the E. part of the state, and contains 1,400 sq. ms. The surface is elevated, and considerably hilly and broken. Watered by the forks of Big Sandy r. Kentucky and Licking rivers rise in this county. Capital, Prestonburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,941, sheep 3,059, swine 5,701; wheat 5,957 bushels produced, Ind. corn 82,330, oats 5,881, potatoes 3,969, tobacco 2,365 pounds, cot-ton 1,143, sugar 1,857, salt 1,200 bushels; 7 stores, cap. 22,400; 1 woolen fac, 4 tanneries, 24 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $21,800. Pop. whites 6,103, slaves 184, free col'd 15; total, 6,302.

Floyd, County, la. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 144 sq. ms. The surface is hilly, and the soil fertile. Silver cr. runs on its e. border. Watered by branches of Indian cr. The Ohio r. flows on its s. e. border. Organized in 1819. Capital, New Albany. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,149, sheep 5,353, swine 10,426; wheat 30,116 bushels produced, Indian corn 76,091, oats 56,541, potatoes 11,300; 84 stores, cap. $324,299; 2 lumber yards, capital $7,000; 10 tanneries, 1 brewery, 1 pottery, 9 flouring m., 2 grist m., 13 saw m., 1 oil m., 2 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $143,700. 9 sch. 379 scholars. Pop. 9,454.

Floyd, p-t., Oneida co., N. Y., 8 n. Utica, 104 w. n. w. Albany, 398 W. The surface is rolling; soil, clay marl, well adapted to grass. The Mohawk bounds it on the s., and along the r. are rich alluvial flats. Nine Mile cr. drains it on the E. border. It has 1 store, cap. $3,000; 4 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 2 cotton fac. 3,000 sp., 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $32,075. 12 sch. 579 scholars. Pop. 1,742.

Floyd, C. H., p-o., (Jacksonville v.,) capital of Floyd co., Va., 215 w. s. w. Richmond, 290 W. It contains a handsome court house, 2 stores, 1 tannery, and about 10 dwellings.

Floyd, t., Putnam co., Ia. It has 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $700. 2 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 1,296.

Floydsburg, p-v., Oldham co., Ky., 37 w. by N. Frankfort, 530 W. Situated on Floyd's cr., a branch of Salt river. Contains about 100 inhabitants.

Fluke's, p-o., Botetourt co., Va., 162 w. Richmond, 231 W.

Flushing, p-t., Queens co., N. Y.,9 e. by n. New York, 155 s. Albany, 235 W. The surface is level, except a stony ridge on the s. The soil is a sandy loam, with some clay, and well cultivated. Long Island sound bounds it on the n., Flushing bay on the w., and Little Neck bay on the e. The v. is situated at the head of Flushing bay. Incorporated in 1837. It contains 6 churches, 1 Episcopal, 2 Methodist, 1 Roman Catholic, 2 Friends, (1 orthodox and 1 Hicksite,) 1 male seminary, and 1 female, 12 stores, 175 dwellings, and about 2,000 inhabit-ants. Steamboats connect it daily with New York, and it is much frequented in the summer months. St. Paul's College, 2 ms. n., on College Point, is a respectable Episcopal seminary. There are in the t., 11 stores, cap. $30,750; 1 distillery, 1 printing office, 1 flouring m., 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $43,600. 1 college, 36 students, 3 acad. 140 students, 8 sch. 369 scholars. Pop. 4,124.

Flushing, p-t., Belmont co., O., 110 e. by n. Columbus, 233 W. The inhabitants are chiefly of the Society of Friends. Watered by Stillwater cr., which affords water power, and on which are several grist and saw m. The v. contains 3 stores, various mechanics, and about 150 inhabitants. It has 2 sch. 23 scholars. Pop. 1,633.

Flushing, p-t., Genesee co., Mich., 67 n. w. Detroit, 591 W. Pop. 473.

Fluvanna, County, Va. Situated, centrally, in the e. part of the state, and contains 416 sq. ms. Organized in 1777. James r. runs on its s. border. The Ravenna r. passes through it. The surface is generally broken; but between the rivers is a level tract of barren land. The soil on the rivers is good. The gold region passes through the county, and is worked near Palmyra, the capital. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,372, sheep 6,052, swine 9,264; wheat 62,418 bushels produced, Ind. corn 181,900, oats 70,813, I potatoes 7,661, tobacco 1,279,777 pounds, cotton 2,392; 17 stores, cap. $126,300; 1 lumber yard, cap. $1,500; 1 tannery, 4 flouring m., 26 grist m., 30 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $97,201. 18 sch. 418 scholars. Pop. whites 4,445, slaves 4,146, free col'd 221; total, 8,812.

Fluvanna, p-o., Ellicott t., Chautauque co., N. Y., 335 w. by s. Albany, 322 W.

Fogelsville, p-o., Macungy t., Lehigh co., Pa., 82 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 175 W. It has a store and 8 or 10 dwellings.

Fonda, p-v., capital of Montgomery county, in Mohawk t., N. Y., 42 w. Albany, 406 W. Situated on the n. side of Mohawk r., and contains a court house, jail, 5 stores, a large flouring m., 1 saw m., 1 plaster m., 1 carding machine, 1 thresh-ing machine fac, 50 dwellings, and about 350 inhabitants. The Utica and Schenectady rail-road passes through the place.

Fond du Lac, County, Wis., situated in the n. e. part of the ter., and contains 400 square miles. About one sixth of the surface is prairie, and there are some swamps. Fox r. runs on its N. border, and Lake Winnebago lies on its n. e. border. Drained by Rock and Milwaukie rivers, and Crocodile and Martin's creeks. Capital, Fond du Lac. There were in 1840, neat cattle 355, swine 208; wheat 320 bushels produced, Ind. corn 1,918, oats 1,315, potatoes 3,961, sugar 3,220 pounds; 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. Pop. 139.

Fond du Lac, p-v., capital of Fond du Lac co., Wis., 98 n. e. Madison, 945 W. Situated at the head of Lake Winnebago.

Forbush, p-o., Surry co., N. C, 136 w. n. w. Raleigh, 344 W.

Fordham, v., Westchester co., N. Y., 12½ New York City Hall. It contains 1 Presbyterian Church, 2 stores, 40 dwellings, and St. John' Roman Catholic College, established in 1841, with a large and commodious edifice. It is on the line of the Harlem railroad, and has a depot.

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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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