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Glade Mills, p-o., Butler co., Pa., 212 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 249 W.

Glade Spring, p-o., Washington co., Va., 292 w. s. w. Richmond, 360 W.

Glade Valley, p-o., Alleghany co., Md., 203 w. n. w. Annapolis, 160 W.

Gladwin, County, Mich. Situated in the n. part of the state, and contains 576 sq. ms. Watered by Tittibawassee r. Unorganized.

Glady Creek, p-o., Randolph co., Va., 228 n. w. Richmond, 254 W.

Glasco, p-v., Saugerties t., Ulster co., N. Y., 48 s. Albany, 328 W. Situated on the w. side of Hudson River. It has a convenient landing, 3 stores, extensive brick yards, and about 50 dwellings.

Glasgow, p-v., New Castle co., Del. Situated on Christiana cr., near its source.

Glasgow, p-o., Columbiana co., O., 153 n. e. Columbus, 276 W.

Glasgow, p-v., capital of Barren co., Ky., 123 s. w. Frankfort, 616 W. Situated a little e. of Beaver branch of Green r.

Glasgow, p-v., Howard co., Mo., 73 n. w. Jefferson city, 973 W. Situated on the N. bank of the Missouri r.

Glassborough, p-v., Franklin t., Gloucester co., N. J., 47 s. by w. Trenton, 153 W. It contains an Episcopal and a Methodist church, 2 stores, 2 glass fac, and about 35 dwellings.

Glastenbury, p-t., Hartford co., Ct., 6 s. by E. Hartford, 333 W. Situated on the E. side of Connecticut r. On the r. the soil is very fertile; to the E. it is rough, but productive. Roaring brook affords water power. It has 7 stores, cap. $13,500; 3 fulling m.,4 woolen fac, 2 cotton fac. 5,360 sp., 3 forges, 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. S214,400; 1 acad. 20 students, 15 sch. 578 scholars. Pop. 3,077.

Glastenbury, t., Bennington co., Vt., 9 n. e. Bennington. Chartered in 1761. It is a rough mountain town, almost incapable of cultivation. It has 2 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 53.

Glaze, t., Miller co., Mo. Pop. 380.

Glenatta, p-o., Marion co., Ga., 146 s. w. Milledgeville, 779 W.

Glen Brook, p-o., Monroe co., Tenn., 195 e. s. E. Nashville, 553 W.

Glenbrook. p-o., Hart county, Ky., 109 s. w. Frankfort, 626 W.

Glenburn, p-t., Penobscot co., Me., 77 n. e. Augusta, 672 W. It is situated on both sides of Kenduskeag stream, at the great bend, and has a good soil, adapted to grain. It has water power, which has not been much improved. It has 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 9 sch. 271 scholars. Pop. 664.

Glen Cove, p-v., Oyster Bay t., Queens co., N. Y., 176 s. by e. Albany. Situated at the head of a cove of the same name, on the e. side of Hempstead harbor. It contains an Episcopal church, an academy, several stores, and a grist m. A steamboat generally plies between it and New York and it is much resorted to during the summer months.

Glenfinlas, p-o., Jefferson co., Mo., 122 e. Jefferson City, 862 W.

Glenham, p-v., Fishkill t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 83 s. Albany, 239 W. This flourishing manufacturing village is situated on Fishkill cr., 3 ms. E. of its entrance into Hudson r. It contains 2 churches, 2 stores, a woolen fac, which consumes 200,000 pounds of wool annually, producing broadcloths and cassimere of the finest quality, employing 100 workmen; 60 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants.

Glenn, p-t, Montgomery co., N. Y., 43 w. n. w. Albany, 403 W. The surface is hilly; soil, loam, mixed with clay. Drained by Schoharie cr., a tributary of the Mohawk, which latter runs on its N. border. The Erie canal passes through the t. It has 10 stores, cap. $43,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,500. 10 sch. 310 scholars. Pop. 3,678.

Glenn Connel, p-o., Cambria co., Pa.

Glenn's, p-o., Gloucester co., Va., 87 e. Richmond, 155 W.

Glenn's Falls, p-v., Queensbury t., Warren co., N. Y., 54 n. Albany, 427 W. Situated on the N. side of Hudson r. Incorporated in H39. It contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, an academy, a female seminary, 30 stores, 1 grist m., 4 saw m., 3 of which have 25 saws each, 4 marble mills, with 275 saws, 1 plaster m., 1 furnace, 3 machine shops, 1 marble fac, 2 tanneries, 225 dwellings, and about 1,800 inhabitants. The finest black marble is found here. The falls on the Hudson at this place have a total descent of 50 feet, affording much picturesque scenery, and very extensive water power. A bridge, 500 feet long, crosses Hudson r. at the falls. The feeder of the Champlain canal leaves the r. 2 ms. above, and unites with the canal a few ms. E., and affords a navigable communication with the canal and its connected waters.

Glenn Springs, p-o., Spartanburg dist., S. C, 86 n. w. Columbia, 480 W.

Glennville, p-t., Schenectady co., N. Y., 4 w. Schenectady, 30 w. Albany, 470 W. Surface is uneven, and the soil a sandy loam. The Mohawk r. runs on its s. border, and Aelplass cr. through its E. part, where it enters the Mohawk r. The v. has 1 church, 1 store, and 12 or 15 dwellings. There are in the t. 5 stores, capital $3,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,200. 10 sch. 393 scholars. Pop. 3,053.

Glen Wild, p-o., Thompson t., Sullivan co., N. Y., 102 s. w. Albany, 304 W.

Globe, p-o., Caldwell co., N. C, 220 w. Raleigh, 403 W.

Gloucester, County, N. J., in the s. w. part of the state, has Delaware r. on its n. w. boundary. It contains 530 sq. miles. The lands along the Delaware are highly cultivated, producing excellent fruit and vegetables. Back of this the soil is sandy, and covered with pine, which furnishes much timber and wood for exportation. Drained by Cooper's, Big Timber, Mantua, and Racoon creeks, and the head branches of Great Egg Harbor r. Capital, Woodbury. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,484, sheep 9,335, swine 24,311; wheat 34,175 bush, produced, rye 97,305, Ind. corn 344,555, buckwheat 26,571, oats 92,950, hops 777 pounds; 93 stores, cap. $186,460; 3 lumber yards, cap. $21,000; 3 fulling m., 5 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac, 4 tanneries, 5 distilleries, 11 glass fac, 1 pottery, 2 flouring m., 21 grist m., 53 saw m., 1 oil m., 4 printing offices, 1 periodical, 4 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac $692,077. 6 acad. 395 students, 68 sch. 4,256 scholars. Pop. 25,438.

Gloucester, County, Va. Situated in the e. part of the state, and contains 280 sq. ms. Organized in 1652. It has York r. on its s. w. border. Capital, Gloucester C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 7,778, sheep 4,914, swine 14,162, wheat 56,325 bush, produced, Ind. corn 306,564, barley 2,748, oats 61,775, potatoes 12,767, cotton 8,439 pounds; 20 stores, cap. $86,600; 3 tanneries, 17 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $27,710. 4 acad. 93 students. 10 sch. 216 scholars. Pop. whites 4,412, slaves 5,791, free col'd 612; total, 10,715.

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Gloucester, p-t., and port of entry, Essex co., Mass., 30 n. e. Boston, 470 W. Incorporated in 1639. It has a fine harbor, open at all seasons of the year, and its inhabitants are extensively engaged in navigation and the fisheries. Tonnage of the district 1840, 17,072. The harbor is on the s. side of the peninsula, and on Thatcher's island, on the s. E., are 2 lighthouses. A canal is cut across the isthmus which connects the cape with the main land. The almost insular situation of this place makes it a pleasant resort in the summer season. It has 4 commercial houses, cap. $107,000; 32 stores, cap. $57,775; 2 lumber yards, cap. §23,000; 1 printing office, 1 weekly and 1 semiweekly newspapers, 4 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $52,495. 1 acad. 46 students, 26 sch. 1,233 scholars. Fop. 6,350. (See Rockport.)

Gloucester, t., Providence co., R. I., 16 w. s. w. Providence, 50 e. by n. Hartford, Ct. First settled in 1700. Incorporated in 1730. The surface is uneven and rough; the soil is well adapted to grazing. Watered by Chepatchet r., which affords good water power, and on which is the flourishing manufacturing village of Chepatchet. There are in the t. 11 stores, cap. $20,309; 2 cotton fac. 1,668 sp., 1 tannery, 4 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $43,600. 24 sch. 596 scholars. Pop. 2,304.

Gloucester, t., Gloucester co., N. J., 10 s. e. Woodbury. The surface is level, and the soil sand, more or less mixed with loam. The n. part produces vegetables and fruit, and the s. part consists chiefly of pine forest. Drained by Cooper's and Big Timber creeks. It has 13 stores, cap. $18,400; 2 tanneries, 4 glass fac, 2 flouring m., 3 grist m., 11 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $77,659. 10 sch. 298 scholars. Pop. 2,837.

Gloucester, C. H., p-v., capital of Gloucester co., Va., 85 e. Richmond, 170 W. It contains a court house, jail, clerk's office, an academy for males, and another for females, 4 stores, and 126 inhabitants. There are 8 churches within the circumference of 14 miles round the court house, 2 Episcopal, 2 Baptist, and 4 Methodist.

Gloucester Furnace, p-v., 3Iullica t, Atlantic co., N. J., 74 s. Trenton, 184 W. It contains a store, 1 large furnace, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., and 390 inhabitants. The furnace produces 800 tons annually, chiefly of castings.

Glover, p-t., Orleans co., Vt., 39 n. n. e. Montpelier, 550 W. The surface is hilly, and the soil adapted chiefly to grazing. Watered by the head branches of Barton's, Pasumpsic, Lamoille, and Black Rivers. It has 1 store, cap. $8,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,200. 10 sch. 232 scholars. Pop. 1,119.

Gloversville, p-v., Johnstown t., Fulton co., N. Y., 40 n. w. Albany, 413 W. It contains 2 churches, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 50 dwellings, and about. 350 inhabitants. Buckskin gloves, mittens, and moccasins, are extensively manufactured here.

Glynn, County, Ga. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 625 sq. ms. Altamaha r. runs on its n. e. border, and Scilla r. runs on its s. border. Watered by Turtle r. and Buffalo creek, its main tributary. It has the Atlantic e., and St. Simon's and Jykill islands on its coast. The surface is level, and some of it is too low for cultivation. Capital, Brunswick. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,320, sheep 692, swine 1,980; Ind. corn 40,520 bush, produced, potatoes 39,410, rice 1,937,200 pounds, cotton 2,322,000, sugar 22,000; 9 stores, cap. $15,000; 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $42,050. 1 acad. 40 students. Pop. whites 891, slaves 4,409, free col'd 2; total, 5,302.

Gnadenhutton, p-v., Clay t., Tuscarawas co., O., 105 e. n. e. Columbus, 312 W. Situated on the e. bank of Tuscarawas r. Originally settled by 3Ioravians. The Erie and Ohio canal is about a mile vv. of the v., on the opposite side of the river. It contains 1 Moravian church, 2 stores, 1 steam saw m., and about 25 dwellings.

Goat Island, or Iris island, N. Y. Situated in Niagara r., at the great falls, dividing the waters which descend over this mighty cataract. It contains about 75 acres, and is 1 mile in circumference, mostly covered with forest. (See Niagara Falls.)

Goblentown, p-v., Patrick co., Va., 208 w. 3. w. Richmond, 283 W.

Goddard, p-o., Rush co., Ia., 45 e. s. e. Indianapolis, 543 W.

Godfrey, p-o., 3Iadison co., Ill., 86 s. Springfield, 812 W.

Goff's Corners, p-o., Cumberland co., Me., 32 s. w. Augusta, 576 W.

Goff's Mills, p-o., Howard t., Steuben co., N. Y., 228 w. by s. Albany, 308 W.

Goffstown, p-t., Hillsborough co., N. H., 16 s. Concord, 468 W. The surface is generally level, with a few elevations; and the soil fertile, and easily cultivated. Drained by Piscataquoagr., which affords water power, and a tributary of the Merrimac, which runs on its e. border. Amoskeag falls, in the Merrimac, are opposite to this town, where the r. descends 48 feet 3 inches in half a mile, around which is a canal. It has 8 stores, cap. $22,050; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 cotton fac. 6,000 sp., 3 tanneries, 3 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $119,515. 1 acad. 45 students, 11 sch. 815 scholars. Pop. 2,376.

Golandsville, po.. Caroline co., Va., 33 N. Richmond, 90 W. It has a pleasant and healthful situation, and contains 1 store, 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 1 grist m., 1 saw m., several mechanic shops, and about 85 inhabitants. There are 2 mineral springs in the neighborhood.

Golconda, p-v., capital, Pope co., Ill., 215 s. s. E. Springfield, 796 W. Situated on the s. side of Lusk cr., on the n. bank of Ohio r. It contains a brick court house, 4 stores, and about 25 dwellings.

Golden, p-o., Baltimore co., Md., 44 n. Annapolis, 54 W.

Golden Hill, p-o., Dorchester co., Md.

Golden Grove, p-o., Greenville dist., S. C, 121 w. n. w. Columbia, 516 W.

Golden's Bridge, p-o., Lewisboro t., Westchester co., N. Y., 120 s. by e. Albany, 278 W.

Golden Springs, p-o., Anderson dist., S. C, 131 w. n. w. Columbia, 527 W.

Golden Valley, p-o., Rutherford co., N. C, 217 w. s. w. Raleigh, 447 W.

Gold Hill, p-o., Meriwether co., Ga., 116 w. Milledgeville, 734 W.

Gold Hill, p-o., Chambers co., Ala., 159 e. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 780 W.

Gold Mine, p-o., Chesterfield dist, S. C. 99 N. E. Columbia, 458 W.

Goldsborough, p-t., Hancock co., Me., Ill E. Augusta, 693 W. Incorporated in 1789. It consists chiefly of a peninsula, with the Atlantic Ocean on the s., Goldsborough bay on the e., and Frenchman's bay on the w. It is finely situated for navigation, having Prospect harbor, which is spacious and ease of access, in its s. e. part. It has other good harbors. It contains 3 stores, cap. $4,700; 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $40,210. 10 sch. 227 scholars. Pop. 1,198.

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Goldsborough, p-v., Wayne co., N. C, 51 s. E. Raleigh, 2S1 W.

Goochland, County, Va. Central in the E. part of the state, and contains 300 sq. ms. James r. runs on its s. border. The surface is undulating, and in some places broken; the soil is various, and much of it exhausted, though naturally good. Drained by Tuckahoe cr., Dover cr., Byrd cr., and other small streams, several of which afford water power. Coal, of an excellent quality, and also gold, have been found in the co., Capital, Goochland C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,727, sheep 5,364, swine 11,377; wheat 79,617 bush, produced, Ind. corn 259,030, oats 170,023, potatoes 10,326, bituminous coal 433,000, tobacco 4,501,695 pounds, cotton 4,689; value of gold produced $1,800; 22 stores, cap. $80,300; 4 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 2 flouring m., 22 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,470. 9 sch. 139 scholars. Pop. whites 3,570, slaves 5,500, free col'd 690; total 9,760.

Goochland, C. H., p-v., capital of Goochland co., Va., 30 w. n. w. Richmond, 130 W. Situated 1 mile north of James r. It contains a court house, jail, a store, and several dwellings.

Gooch's Mills, p-o., Cooper co., Mo., 42 n. w. Jefferson city, 963 W.

Goodall's, p-o., Hanover co., Va., 18 n. Richmond, 117 W.

Goodbar's. p-o., Overton co., Tenn., 101 e. Nashville, 613 W.

Good Ground, p-v., Southampton t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 242 s. e. Albany, 322 W. It contains 1 Methodist church, and 6 or 8 dwellings.

Good Hope, t., Hocking co., O. It contains 2 paper mills. Pop. 469.

Good Hope, p-o., Walton co., Ga., 75 n. n. w. Milledgeville, 629 W.

Good Hope, p-o., Noble co., Ia., 149 N. N. E. Indianapolis, 598 W.

Good Intent, p-o., Gloucester co., N. J., 41 s. w. Trenton. 151 W.

Good Intent, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 231 w. Harrisburg, 249 W.

Good Luck, p-o., Prince George's co., Md.,43 s. w. Annapolis, 15 W.

Good Spring, p-o., Williamson co., Tenn., 13 s. Nashville, 697 W.

Goodwin's Mills, York co., Me., 73 s. w. Augusta, 524 W.

Goodwynsville, p-o., Dinwiddie co., Va., 46 s. Richmond, 165 W.

Goose Creek, p-o., Smith co., Tenn., 56 e. Nashville, 653 W.

Goose, cr., Va., a branch of Roanoke r., rises in the Blue Ridge, 5 s. w. of the Peaks of Otter, and after a course of over 30 ms., enters the Roanoke, in Campbell co.

Goose Pond, p-o., Oglethorpe co., Ga., 101 n. Milledgeville, 593 W.

Goose River, p-o., Waldo co., Me., 44 E. Augusta, 630 W.

Gordonsville, p-v., Orange co., Va., 74 n. w. Richmond, 104 W. Situated at the E. foot of s.; w. mountain, on the sources of North Anna r., and at the w. termination of the Louisa railroad, 50 s. v. by w. Fredericksburg. It has a store and several dwellings.

Gordonsville. p-o., Smith co., Tenn., 58 e. Nashville, 633 W.

Gordonton, p-o., Person co., N. C, 64 Raleigh, 268 W.

Gordonville, p-o., Brown co., O., 99 s. w. Columbus, 472 W.

Gorham, p-t., Cumberland co., Me., 60 s. w. Augusta, 511 W. First settled in 1736. The soil is excellent, and well cultivated. It has a 31 well endowed and flourishing academy, and contains 1 tannery, 1 powder m., 3 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $13,920. 1 acad. 309 students, 23 sch. 1,160 scholars. Pop. 3,001.

Gorham, p-t., Coos co., N. II., 197 n. Concord, 586 W. It has a rough surface, lying at the base of the White mountains on the n. side, and the soil is unproductive. Incorporated in 1836. Drained by several small tributaries of Androscoggin r. It has 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,550. 2 sch. 44 scholars. Pop. 156.

Gorham, p-t., Ontario co., N. Y., 197 w. Albany, 340 W. The surface is undulating; and the soil, fertile and well cultivated. Drained by Flint cr., and small tributaries of Canandaigua Lake. It contains several small villages. It has 3 stores, cap. $7,000; 3 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,015. 1 acad. 120 students, 21 sch. 923 scholars. Pop. 2,779.

Gorham, p-t., Lucas co., O., 180 n. w. Columbus, 511 W. Situated on the n. border of the state. Drained by Tiffin's r. It has 3 sch. 95 scholars. Pop. 343.

Gorntos, p-o., Lowndes co., Ga., 286 s. Milledgeville, 901 W.

Gorton, p-o., Carroll co., O., 133 E. n. e. Columbus, 291 W.

Goshen, p-t., Sullivan co., N. H., 40 w. by n. Concord, 480 W. Sunapee mountain lies in its s. e. part. Drained by branches of Sugar r., a tributary of Connecticut r. The soil is well adapted to grazing. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,045. 10 sch. 267 scholars. Pop. 779.

Goshen, p-t., Hampshire co., Mass., 12 n. w. Northampton, 105 w. by n. Boston, 393 W. The surface is mountainous. Some minerals, as emeralds, lead, and tin, are found here. It has 1 store, 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,000. 5 sch. 204 scholars. Pop. 556.

Goshen, p-t., Litchfield co., Ct, 6 n. Litchfield, 33 w. by n. Hartford, 332 W. The surface is elevated, and moderately uneven, and it is a fine grazing tow r n, with some of the largest dairies in the state. It has 5 stores, cap. $50,000; 5 tanneries, 1 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $32,770. 1 acad. 50 students, 15 sch. 426 scholars. Pop. 1,529.

Goshen, t., Addison co., Vt., 31 s. w. Montpelier. The surface is mountainous, with some good land. Watered by Leicester r. Iron ore and oxide of manganese are found. Chartered in 1792, re-chartered in 1798. It has 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,400. 7 sch. 230 scholars. Pop. 621.

Goshen, p-t., semi-capital of Orange co., N. Y., 105 s. by w. Albany, 278 W. The surface is hilly, with some extensive flats. The soil is a fertile loam, specially adapted to grazing. Great quantities of excellent butter are produced here for the New York city market, where it is in high repute. The v. is situated on a plain, and was incorporated in 1809. It contains a court house, jail, county clerk's office, bank, 1 Presbyterian and 1 Episcopal Church, 15 stores, 1 tannery, a flourishing academy, with a female seminary connected, 150 dwellings, and about 900 inhabitants. The New York and Erie railroad is completed from Piermont, on the Hudson r., 45 ms. to this place. There are in the t. 22 stores, cap. $29,045; 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 4 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $42,100. 5 acad. 306 students, 12 sch. 425 scholars. Pop. 3,889.

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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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