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Greenfield, t., Gallia co., O. Watered by Symme's cr. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. 81,800. Pop. 639.

Greenfield, t., Huron co., O., 106 n. by e. Columbus. It has 10 sch. 330 scholars. Pop. 1,460.

Greenfield, p-v., Nelson co., Va., 107 w. by N. Richmond, 149 W.

Greenfield, p-v., capital of Hancock co., Ia., 20 e. Indianapolis, 551 W. It is situated on the National road, ½ m. w. of Brandywine cr., and contains a court house, a Methodist church, a seminary, and about 200 inhabitants. There are in the t. 1 saw m., 1 sch. 8 scholars. Pop. 223.

Greenfield, t., La Grange co., Ia. It has 1 store, cap. $4,000. Cap. in manufac. $80. 1 acad. 50 students, 1 sch. 43 scholars. Pop. 562.

Greenfield, p-v., Greene co., Ill., 60 s. w. Springfield, 832 W. Situated in String Prairie, and contains 2 stores, a carding machine, and about 15 dwellings.

Greenfield, p-v., Sullivan co., Tenn., 199 e. Nashville, 394 W.

Greenfield, p-v., Shelby co., Mo., 136 n. Jefferson City, 950 W. Situated 1 m. s. of South Fabius r.

Greenfield, p-v., capital of Dade co., Mo., 150 s. w. Jefferson City.

Greenfield, p-t., Wayne co., Mich., 6 n. w. Detroit, 530 W. Iron ore is found here. It has 1 saw m. Pop. 733.

Greenfield, p-v., Milwaukee co., Wis., 92 e. Madison, 814 W.

Greenfield Centre, p-o., Greenfield t., Saratoga co., N. Y., 40 n. Albany, 410 W.

Greenfield's Mills, p-o., Frederick co., Md., 86 n. w. Annapolis, 54 W.

Greenford, p-o., Green t., Columbiana co., O., 158 n. E. Columbus, 294 W.

Green Grove, p-o., Armstrong co., Pa., 190 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 242 W.

Green Grove, t, Ray co., Mo. It has 2 sch. 46 scholars. Pop. 564.

Green Hill, p-o., Campbell co., Va., 132 w. s. w. Richmond, 219 W.

Green Hill, p-o., Columbiana co., O., 146 n. E. Columbus, 294 W.

Green Hill, p-o., Wilson co., Tenn., 14 e. Nashville, 607 W.

Greenland, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 45 e. s. e. Concord, 488 W. Originally a part of Portsmouth; incorporated in 1703. The soil is very fertile. It extensively supplies Portsmouth with vegetables and fruit. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,900; 1 fulling m., 3 grist m., 1 saw m., 5 sch. 136 scholars. Pop. 726.

Greenland, p-o., Lancaster co., Pa., 41 E. Harrisburg, 115 W.

Greenland, p-o., Warren co., Ill. Green Mountains, Vt., a range of mountains which commences near New Haven, Ct., and extends through Connecticut, Massachusetts, and the middle of Vermont, between Lake Champlain and Connecticut r. In Washington co., Vt., it throws off a branch of inferior height to the N. E., called the height of land dividing the waters which flow into the Connecticut from those which flow into lakes 3Iemphremagog and Champlain; while the main branch continues n. and is pierced by the large rivers which flow into Lake Champlain. The loftiest summits are Mansfield Mountain, 4,279 feet above the level of the sea, and Camel's Rump, 4,188 feet. The former is a little n., and the latter a little s., of the road from Burlington to Montpelier, which passes through this great chain, in the valley of Onion r., without encountering any high hills, and in like manner passes down White r. to Connecticut r.

Green Oak, p-t., Livingston co., Mich., 41 w. by n. Detroit, 533 W.

Greenock, p-v., Crittenden co., Ark., 148 n. e. Little Rock, 933 W. Situated on the w. bank of the Mississippi r.

Green Plains, p-o., Northampton co., N. C, 90 n. by e. Raleigh, 204 W.

Green Plains, p-o., Hancock co., Ill., 139 w. N. w. Springfield, 897 W.

Greenport, t., Columbia co., N. Y., 2 s. Hudson, 30 s. Albany. The surface is hilly; soil, gravel, clay and loam. Hudson r. runs on its w. border. It has 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 sch. 143 scholars. Pop. 1,161.

Greenport, p-v., Southold t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 246 s. E. Albany, 326 W. Situated near the n. e. end of Long Island. Incorporated in 1838. It contains 3 churches several stores, 100 dwellings, and about 700 inhabitants. Here are owned several whale ships, besides a considerable number of smaller vessels, engaged in the coasting trade. The harbor will admit the largest ships, well sheltered from storms, and is rarely obstructed by ice. The Long Island railroad will terminate here, 93 ms. from Brooklyn, and 24 by water from Stonington.

Green, r., Ky., rises in Lincoln co., and after a course generally w. and n. w., enters the Ohio, 50 ms. above the mouth of Cumberland r., and 200 below Louisville. It is 200 yards wide at its mouth, and is bootable for nearly 200 miles.

Green River, p-o., Windham co., Vt., 131 s Montpelier, 426 W.

Green River, p-o., Hillsdale t., Columbia co., N. Y., 35 s. s. E. Albany, 363 W.

Green River, p-o., Henry co., Ill., 144 n. w. Springfield, 873 W

Green's, p-o., Jefferson co., Ala., 61 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 771 W.

Green's, p-o., Grayson co., Ky., 129 s. w. Frankfort, 671 W.

Greensboro, p-t., Orleans co., Vt.,29 n. n. e. Montpelier, 545 W. Chartered in 1781. The surface is uneven; soil, moderately good. Drained by the head waters of Lamoille r. The outlet of Caspian Lake affords water power. It has 1 store, cap. $3,500; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,200. 7 sch. 95 scholars. Pop. 883.

Greensboro', p-v., Greene co., Pa., 196 w. by s. Harrisburg, 204 W.

Greensboro', p-v., Caroline co., Md., 59 e. Annapolis, 99 W.

Greensboro', p-v., Greene co., Ky., 89 s. w. Frankfort, 611 W.

Greensboro', p-o., Mecklenburg co., Va., 117 s. s. w. Richmond, 230 W. This has been a place of considerable business, but is now occupied by a single private residence, with the exception of a public house.

Greensboro', p-v., capital of Guilford co., N. C, 82 w. n. w. Raleigh, 303 W. Situated between the n. and s. branches of Buffalo cr. If contains a court house, jail, a church, the Caldwell Institute, and several neat dwellings.

Greensboro , p-v., capital of Greene co., Ga., 44 n. by e. Milledgeville, 604 W. Situated on the Georgia railroad. It contains a court house, jail, banking house, 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 8 stores, 55 dwellings, and 763 inhabitants.

Greensboro', p-v., Greene county, Ala.. 40 s. Tuscaloosa, 852 W. Situated in a rich cotton district.

Greensboro', p-v., capital of Choctaw county, Miss., 110 n. e. Jackson, 945 W. It is situated on one of the head branches of Big Black River

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Greensboro', p-v., Henry co., Ia., 40 e. Indianapolis, 541 W.

Greensburg, p-b., capital of Westmoreland co., Pa., 168 w. Harrisburg, 194 W. It contains a court house, jail, county offices, 5 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Dutch Reformed, 1 Covenanter, 1 Methodist, 1 academy, 1 female seminary, and 130 dwellings. It has 11 stores, cap. $44,800; 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,500. 4 sch. 147 scholars. Pop. 800.

Greensburg, p-v., capital of St. Helena par., La., 75 n. by w. New Orleans, 1,150 W. Situated on the w. side of Tickfaw r. It has a court house, a U. S. land office, and several dwellings.

Greensburg, p-v., Green t., Trumbull comity, O., 185 n. e. Columbus, 319 W. It contains 2 stores, several mechanic shops, 1 grist m., 3 saw m., 115 dwellings, and about 650 inhabitants.

Greensburg, p-v., capital of Decatur co., Ia., 47 s. e. Indianapolis, 550 W. Situated on the "Michigan Road." It contains a court house, 7 stores, and about 800 inhabitants.

Green's Fork, p-o., Washington t., Wayne co., Ia., 68 e. Indianapolis, 513 W.

Green's Fork, t., Randolph co., Ia. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,700; 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,805. 3 sch. 95 scholars. Top. 1,573.

Green Spring, p-o., Seneca co., O., 101 n. Columbus, 419 W.

Green's Store, p-o., Lawrence co., O., 130 s. by e. Columbus, 414 W.

Greenstown, p-v., Lake t., Stark co., O., 133 n. e. Columbus, 322 W.

Greenton, p-o., La Fayette co., Mo., 134 n. w. Jefferson city, 1,057 W.

Greentree Grove, p-o., Stewart co., Tenn., 86 n. w. Nashville, 744 W.

Greenup, County, Ky. Situated in the n. e. part of the state, and contains 768 sq. miles. Drained by Little Sandy and Tyger's creeks. The surface is hilly, and the land along the streams is rich. The hills contain much coal and iron ore. Capital, Greenupsburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle, 4,096, sheep 4,619, swine 9,131; wheat 1 1,635 bushels produced, Ind. corn 189,800, oats 30,465, potatoes 5,410, tobacco 3,000 pounds, sugar 4,925; 15 stores, cap. $49,000; 10 furnaces, 2 forges, 3 tanneries, 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac., $15,130. 11 sch. 225 scholars. Pop. whites 5,479, slaves 754, free col'd 64; total, 6,297.

Greenupsburg, p-v., capital of Greenup co., Ky., 146 e. Frankfort, 429 W. Situated on the s. bank of Ohio r., at the entrance of Little Sandy r. It has a court house, seminary, and about 300 inhabitants.

Greenup, p-o., Coles co., Ill., Ill Springfield, 639 W.

Green Village, p-v., Franklin co., Me., 91 n. w. Augusta, 686 W.

Greensville, County, Va. Situated on the s. I toward the e. part of the state, and contains 325 square miles. Organized from Brunswick co., in 1781. Drained by Brunswick and Meherin rs. Nottaway r. runs on its n. border. Capital, Hicksford. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,436, sheep 4,865, swine 15,696; wheat 8,860 bushels produced, Ind. com 229,510, oats 92,943, potatoes 10.655, tobacco 346,100 pounds, cotton 72,629; 6 stores, cap. $38,700; 1 tannery, 11 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $27,400. 1 acad. 30 students, 9 schools, 170 scholars. Pop. whites 1,928, slaves 4,102, free col'd 136; total, 6,366.

Greenville, district, S. C, situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 705 sq. ms. The surface is various, and the soil fertile. Drained by the branches of Saluda r., which runs on its s. w. border, and those of Ennoree. Capital, Greenville. There were in 1810, neat cattle 11,518, sheep 6,515, swine 26,452; wheat 37,644 bushels produced, rye 2,682, Ind. corn 418,940, oats 49,259, potatoes 18,641, tobacco 1,500 pounds, cotton 137,765; 36 stores, cap. $104,250; 4 cotton fac. 1,964 sp., 7 tanneries, 10 distilleries, 8 flouring m., 65 grist m., 42 saw m., 1 paper fac, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $108,800. 3 acad. 148 students, 23 sch. 524 scholars. Pop. whites 12,491, slaves 5,305, free col'd 43; total, 17,839.

Greenville, pt, Piscataquis co., Me., 91 N. e. Augusta, 686 W. Situated at the s. end of Moose head lake. It has 1 store, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 2 sch. 51 scholars. Pop. 128.

Greenville, p-v., Providence co., R. I., 9 w. Providence, 402 W.

Greenville, p-t., Greene co., N. Y., 29 s. by w. Albany, 361 W. The surface is broken and hilly; soil, clay loam, adapted to grass. Drained by Provost and Catskill creeks. It has 9 stores, cap. $19,600; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac $15,850. 13 sch. 401 scholars. Pop. 2,338.

Greenville, p-v., Green t, Sussex co., N. J., 71 n. Trenton, 232 W. It contains 1 store, 1 tannery, and 12 or 15 dwellings.

Greenville, p-o., Luzerne co., Pa., 159 n. e. Harrisburg, 263 W.

Greeneville, p-t., Somerset co., Pa. It has 1 distillery, 20 saw m. Cap. in manufac $2,200. Pop. 572.

Greenville, p-v., Augusta co., Va., 123 w. n. w. Richmond, 165 W. South r. runs through the t., affording water power. It contains 3 stores, 1 flouring m., 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, various mechanic shops, 1 academy, 50 or 60 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Pitt co., N. C, 102 e. by s. Raleigh, 721 W. Situated on the s. side of Tar r., 35 ms. above its entrance into Pamlico sound. It contains a court house, jail, an academy, several stores and dwellings.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Meriwether co., Ga., 102 w. Milledgeville, 721 W. It contains a court house, jail, 1 Presbyterian and 1 Methodist church, 10 stores, and 47 dwellings.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Butler co., Ala., 141 s. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 883 W. Situated on the w. side of Sepulgah r.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Clark co., Ark., 78s.w. Little Rock, 1,143 W.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Greene co., Tenn., 258 e. Nashville, 437 W. It contains Greenville College, founded in 1794, has a president and professor, 110 alumni, 41 students, and 3,000 vols, in its libraries. The commencement is on the 3d Wednesday in September. This is one of the oldest colleges w. of the Alleghany Mountains.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Muhlenburg co., Ky., 105 w. s. w. Frankfort, 717 W. Situated on a branch of Green r.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Darke co., O., 91 w. Columbus, 485 W. Located on the site of old Fort Greenville, where Gen. Wayne concluded the celebrated treaty of peace with the Indians, in 1795. Situated just below the junction of Greenville and Mud creeks, and has a handsome court house, jail, 3 churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 1 Unitarian, all of brick, 80 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants.

Greenville, p-v., Floyd co., Ia., Ill s. Indianapolis, 612 W. It has 3 stores, 1 mill, a. carding machine, and about 200 inhabitants.

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Greenville, p-v., capital of Bond co., III., I 74 s. Springfield, 758 W. Situated on the East fork of Shoal cr. It has a court house, 4 stores, various mechanic shops, and about 250 inhabitants.

Greenville, p-v., capital of Wayne co., Mo., 113 s. e. Jefferson city, 917 W. Situated on the w. bank of the St. Francis r. It contains a court house, a few stores, and several dwellings.

Greenville, C. H., p-v., capital of Greenville dist., S. C, 107 w. n. w. Columbia, 502 W. Situated near the head of Reedy r. It contains a court house, jail, market house, 3 churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist, 1 male and 1 female academy, 12 stores, 110 dwellings, and 945 inhabitants.

Greenville, t., Saline co. Mo. It has 2 sch. 47 scholars. Pop. 451.

Greenwich, p-t., Hampshire co., Mass., 75 w. Boston, 391 W. Watered by Swift r., which affords water power. Incorporated in 1754. It has 2 stores, cap. §3,500; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $17,700. 7 sch. 287 scholars. Pop. 824.

Greenwich, p-t., Fairfield co., Ct., 82 s. w. Hartford, 258 W. Watered by Byram r., which enters Long Island sound, on the boundary between Connecticut and New York, and Miannus r. The surface is rough and uneven, and the soil is productive. It furnishes many beautiful views of the sound, and has several fine landing places. Incorporated by the Dutch in 1665, and claimed by New York. It has 13 stores, capital $31,400; 1 forge, 3 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $9,800. 6 sch. 326 scholars. Pop. 3,921.

Greenwich, p-t., Washington co., N. Y., 35 N. N. e. Albany, 410 W. The surface is uneven; soil, a fertile gravelly loam. Hudson r. runs on its w. border, and Battenkill r. on its s. It has 8 stores, cap. $50,700; 2 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 1 pottery, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 5 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,100. 1 acad. 50 students, 15 sch. 393 scholars. Pop. 3,382.

Greenwich, Warren co., N. J., 10 s. Belvidere. The surface is hilly, embracing South mountain; soil, productive. Drained by Lopatcong, Pohatcong, and Musconetcong crs., flowing into Delaware r., which bounds it on the w. Morris canal crosses the t. It contains marble, soapstone, and iron. It has 17 stores, cap. $77,300; 3 lumber yards, cap. $20,000; 1 tannery, 4 flouring m., 6 grist m., 8 saw m., 4 oil m., 1 brewery. Cap. in manufac. $127,900. 13 sch. 911 scholars. Pop. 2,902.

Greenwich, t., Gloucester co., N. J., 7 s. w. Woodbury. Drained by Mantua, Repaupo, Clonmel, Crab, and Racoon creeks. It contains 12 stores, cap. $20,650; 1 woolen fac, 1 distillery, 4 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $41,150. 9 sch. 762 scholars. Pop. 2,958.

Greenwich, p-t., Cumberland co., N. J., 73 s. s. w. Trenton, 184 W. The surface is level; soil, generally clay and deep rich loam, and well cultivated. Watered by Newport, Stow, Cohansey, Mill, and Pine Mount creeks. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap. $8,500; 1 distillery, 1 tannery, 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $15,362. 3 sch. 105 scholars. Pop. 918.

Greenwich, t., Berks co., Pa., 18 n. e. Reading. The surface is hilly, and the soil gravelly loam. Sacony cr., a branch of Meriden cr., flows on its s. border, and receives Mill creek, and other small tributaries, which afford water power. It has 1 church, 3 stores, cap. $4.500; 1 forge, 2 tanneries, 1 pottery, 5 grist m., 5 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $3,815. Pop. 1,629.

Greenwich, p-t., Huron co., O., 93 n. by e. Columbus, 384 W. It has 3 stores, cap. $30,000; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac $41,600. 5 sch. 194 scholars. Pop. 1,116.

Greenwich Village, p-v., Greenwich t., Hampshire co., Mass., 73 w. Boston, 393 W.

Greenwood, p-t., Oxford co., Me., 54 w. Augusta, 598 W. It is a good agricultural t., with a fertile soil. Incorporated in 1815. It has 3 stores, cap. $2,400; 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,000. 307 scholars in schools. Pop. 836.

Greenwood, p-t., Steuben co., N. Y., 253 vv. by s. Albany, 318 W. The surface is hilly, and the soil adapted to grazing. Drained by Bennett's cr. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,010. 12 sch. 351 scholars. Pop. 1,133.

Greenwood, p-t., Columbia co., Pa., 92 n. e. Harrisburg, 202 W. Drained by tributaries of Fishing cr. If has 3 stores, cap. $12,500; 2 fulling in., 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 6 grist m., 13 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $17,660. 5 sch. 200 scholars. Pop. 1,217.

Greenwood, t., Crawford co., Pa. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 2 distilleries, 3 grist m., 9 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $7,070. Pop. 1,171.

Greenwood, t., Perry co., Pa., 10 n. e. Bloomfield. It has 10 stores, cap. $21,800: 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 1 flouring m., 2 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac $19,025. 3 sch. 158 scholars. Pop. 725.

Greenwood, t., Juniata co., Pa. Situated on the w. side of the Susquehanna r. It contains 9 sch. 324 scholars. Pop. 1,237.

Greenwood, p-v., Laurens dist., S. C, 81 n. w. Columbia, 505 W.

Greenwood, p-v., Johnson co., Ia., 10 s. Indianapolis, 536 W. It has an academy and a few dwellings.

Greenwood, p-v., Caddo parish, La., 150 N. w. New Orleans, 1,300 W.

Greersburg, p-v., or Darlington, 11 n. w. Beaver, in the s. w. angle of Little Beaver t., Pa. It contains 1 Presbyterian church, 4 stores, 1 academy, and 60 or 70 dwellings.

Gregg, t., Centre co., Pa. The surface is mountainous; soil, calcareous loam, and fertile in the valleys. Watered by Sinking cr. It has 2 stores, cap. $12,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,000. 7 sch. 245 scholars. Pop. 1,671.

Greig, t., Lewis co., N. Y. The surface is hilly and broken; soil, various. It is drained by Otter and Fish creeks, and Moose r. It has 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $100. 8 sch. 248 scholars. Pop. 592.

Greigsville, p-o., York t., Livingston co., N. Y., 234 w. Albany, 351 W.

Grenada, p-v., Yalabusha co., Miss., 113 n. Jackson, 958 W. Situated on the s. side of the Yalabusha r. It contains a U. S. land office, and several stores and dwellings.

Grey Rock, p-o., Harford co., Md.

Griffin, p-v., Pike co., Ga., 80 w. Milledgeville, 684 W. Situated on the Monroe railroad, 58 n. w. Macon.

Griffinsburg, p-v., Culpepper co., Va., 106 n. w. Richmond, 90 W. It contains 1 store.

Griffin's Hollow, p-o., Jackson co., Ala., 195 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 683 W.

Griffin's Mills, p-v., Aurora t, Erie co., N. Y., 283 w. Albany, 368 W. Situated on Cazenove cr., and has 1 church, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 2 saw m., and about 20 dwellings.

Griggstown, p-v., Franklin t., Somerset co., N. J., 20 n. N. e. Trenton, 194 W. Situated on the e. side of Millstone r. The Delaware and Raritan canal passes through it. It has 1 store, and 6 or 8 dwellings. A copper mine has been wrought in the vicinity of this place, without much success.

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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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