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Hillsborough Bridge, p-v., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 21 s. w. by w. Concord, 461 W.

Hillsborough Centre, p-v., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 24 s. w. by w. Concord, 464 W.

Hill's Bridge, p-o., Halifax co., N. C, 89 s. E. Raleigh, 235 W.

Hill's Corners, p-o., Penobscot co., Me.

Hillsdale, County, Mich. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 576 sq. ms. Drained by St. Joseph r. of Lake Michigan, St. Joseph of the Maumee r., Little St. Joseph, Goose, and Tiffin's creeks, Hog r., Sandy r., and Kalamazoo s. branch. Organized in 1835. The surface is undulating. It is some of the most elevated land in the peninsula. Soil, a rich, black, sandy loam. Iron ore, and sandstone suitable for grindstones, are found. Capital, Jonesville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,926, sheep 1,804, swine 10,630; wheat 80,256 bush, produced, Ind. corn 82,757, buckwheat 1,598, barley 4,837, oats 71,741, potatoes 75,230, sugar 52,935 pounds; 12 stores, cap. $61,400; 3 grist m., 16 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $48,700. 32 sch. 1,003 scholars. Pop. 7,240.

Hillsdale, pt, Columbia co., N. Y., 45 s. Albany, 357 W. The surface is hilly and mountainous, containing Taghkannic mountain; soil, gravelly loam and clay. Drained by Ancram and Copake creeks. The v. contains 2 churches, 3 stores, 1 tannery, and 15 or 20 dwellings. There are in the t., 7 stores, cap. $12,500; 2 fulling m., 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $17,450. 18 sch. 466 scholars. Pop. 2,470.

Hillsdale, p-o., Guilford co., N. C, 95 vv. n. w. Raleigh, 290 W.

Hillsdale, p-v., Fayette t, Hillsdale co., Mich., 98 w. s. w. Detroit, 534 W. Situated on the outlet of St. Joseph or Baubese lake, near the entrance of French cr. It has an extensive water power, and contains 1 saw m. and 1 flouring m.

Hill's Grove, p-o., Lycoming co., Pa., 100 n. e. Harrisburg, 211 W.

Hill's Grove, p-o., McDonough co., Ill., 98 N. w. Springfield, 871 W.

Hill's Point, p-o., Platte co., Mo.

Hill's Store, p-o., Randolph co., N. C, 84 w. Raleigh, 390 VV.

Hillsview, p-o., Westmoreland co., Pa., 154 w. Harrisburg, 180 W.

Hillsville, p-o., Grayson co., Va., 245 w. s. w. Richmond, 320 W.

Hillsville, p-v., Mercer co., Pa., 245 w. N. w. Harrisburg, 233 W.

Hill Top, p-o., Wayne County, Pa., 181 N. E. Harrisburg, 278 W.

Hilltown, p-t., Bucks co., Pa., 100 e. Harrisburg, 169 W. Drained by branches of Nishaminy cr. It has 6 stores, cap. $14,300; 1 lumber yard, cap. $6,000; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 2 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $8,289. 3 sch. 92 scholars. Pop. 1,910.

Hiltons, p-o., Sullivan co., Tenn., 295 e. Nashville, 401 W.

Hinckley, pt, Medina co., O., 132 n. n. e. Columbus, 352 W. The surface is elevated and broken, and the soil is fertile, and adapted to grazing and to grain. Watered by a branch of Rocky r., which affords water power. Red sandstone, iron ore, and coal are found. It has 1 Methodist church, 1 store, 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,625. 6 sch. 253 scholars. Pop. 1,235.

Hinds, County, Miss. Situated in the central part of the state, and contains 875 sq. ms. Drained by small streams entering Pearl r. on the e. and others entering Big Black r. on the w. Surface, level; soil, generally fertile. Capital, Raymond. Jackson, the capital of the state, is situated in this county, on the w. side of Pearl River. There were in 1840, neat cattle 17,595, sheep 3,439, swine 40,290; Ind. corn 650,500 bush, produced, oats 2,466, potatoes 72,725, rice 50,000 pounds, cotton 9,91 1,800; 26 stores, cap. $154,000; 1 tannery, 54 grist m., 8 saw m., 5 printing offices, 6 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufactures, $35,900. 1 college, 45 students, 3 acad. 90 students, 18 sch. 391 scholars. Pop. whites 6,773, slaves 12,275, free col'd 43; total, 19,093.

Hindsburg, p-o., Murray t., Orleans co,, N. Y.. 245 w. N. w. Albany, 394. W.

Hindsville, p-o., Jefferson co., Ia., 82 s. Indianapolis, 583 W.

Hiner's Run, p-o., Lycoming co., Pa., 130 n. Harrisburg, 222 W.

Hinesburg, p-t., Chittenden co., Vt., 42 w, Montpelier, 506 W. Chartered in 1762. Watered by Platte r. and Lewis cr. The surface is uneven, and the soil fertile, well adapted to grazing. It has 1 Congregational and 1 Baptist church. The v. is pleasantly situated on Platte r., on one street, and contains a handsome church, 2 stores, and 1 woolen fac. There are in the t., 7 stores, cap. $25,500; 2 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $35,170. 1 acad. 102 students, 16 sch. 495 scholars. Pop. 1,682.

Hinesville, p-v., capital of Liberty co., Ga., 196 s. E. Milledgeville, 700 W. It is situated on the pine lands, 14 ms. n. e. Riceboro'. It contains 3 or 4 dwellings.

Hingham, p-t., Plymouth co., Mass., 15 s. E. Boston, 455 W. Incorporated in 1635. Situated on the s. side of Boston bay. The surface is broken, and the soil, in many parts, fertile. It contains several churches, 1 of which was erected in 1680, and is still a substantial building, a bank, an insurance office, a savings bank, and 2 academies. It has about 80 vessels employed in the fisheries and the coasting trade. Several packets communicate regularly with Boston, and a steamboat daily, in the summer season. It has 32 stores, cap. $46,600; 2 lumber yards, capital $6,000; 1 furnace, 3 tanneries, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 2 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $105,800; 1 acad. 88 students, 12 sch. 859 scholars. Pop. 3,564.

Hinkletown, p-v., Lancaster co., Pa., 42 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 130 W. Situated on the n. side of Conestoga creek, and contains 10 or 12 dwellings.

Hinsdale, p-t., Cheshire co., N. H., 71 s. w, by w. Concord, 419 W. Connecticut r. bounds it on the w. Watered by Ashuelot r. and its branches, and small streams which enter Connecticut r. A mountain range, 8 or 900 feet high, crosses the t. from E. to w. Much of the soil is 1 fertile and well cultivated. Iron ore is found. I Incorporated in 1753. It has 2 stores, capital $5,500; 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufactures, I $28,200. 8 sch. 307 scholars. Pop. 1,141.

Hinsdale, p-t., Berkshire co., Mass., 121 w. Boston, 385 W. The surface is elevated, and the soil adapted to grazing. A large amount of wool is produced, and it has considerable manufactures. The v. contains 3 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist. There are in the t., 2 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 5 saw mills. Cap. in manufac $89,200. 6 sch. 227 scholars. Pop. 955.

Hinsdale, p-t., Cattaraugus co., N. Y., 287 w. s. w. Albany, 313 W. Situated on the Genesee Valley canal, and on the line of the New York and Erie railroad. The v. contains 2 churches, an academy, 6 stores, 1 grist m., 2 saw m., and 1 tannery. The stale is here constructing a large basin, and the place is well situated for trade. There are in the t., 6 stores, cap. $25,500; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 2 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $17,550. 16 sch. 563 scholars. Pop. 1,937.

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Hinton's Grove, p-o., Greene co., Ala.

Hiram, p-t., Oxford co., Me., 79 w. s. w. Augusta, 555 W. Situated on both sides of Saco r. Incorporated in 1807. The soil is fertile and adapted to grain and to grazing. It has 3 stores, cap. $1,400; 1 fulling m., 2 grist m., 1 saw mill. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 15 sch. 535 scholars. Pop. 1,233.

Hiram, p-t., Portage co., O., 154 N. K. Columbus, 323 W. The soil is fertile and well cultivated. It has 7 sch. 330 scholars. Pop. 1,080.

Hiramsburg, p-o., Morgan co., O., 99 e. s. e. Columbus, 308 W.

Hitchcockville, p-v., Barkhamstead t., Litchfield co., Ct., 26 n. w. Hartford, 350 W. Situated on the w. branch of Farmington r., which affords good water power, near the ft. w. corner of the t., and contains 1 Episcopal church, 2 stores, and about 25 dwellings.

Hitesville, p-v., Coles co., Ill., 108 E. s. E. Springfield, 681 W.

Hiwassee, p-o., Macon co., N. C.

Hiwassee, r., Ga., rises in Union co., and flows into Tennessee, and enters the Tennessee r. 12 ms. s. w. of Washington.

Hix's Ferry, p-o., Randolph co., Ark., 170 n. e. Little Rock, 967 W. Situated at the crossing of Current r.

Hoadlin, t., Van Wert co., O. Pop. 40.

Hoag's Corners, p-o., Nassau t., Rensselaer co., N. Y., 22 e. Albany, 378 W.

Hobart, p-v., Stamford t., Delaware co., N. Y., 65 w. s. w. Albany, 353 VV. Situated on the head waters of Delaware r., and contains 1 Episcopal church, 6 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 furnace, 1 clothier's works, 50 dwellings and 300 inhabitants.

Hobbieville, p-o., Alleghany co., N. Y., 267 w. by s. Albany, 330 W.

Hobbieville, p-o., Greene co., Ia., 88 s. w. Indianapolis, '538 W.

Hoboken, p-v., Bergen t., Hudson co., N. J., 60 n. e. Trenton, 226 W. Situated on the w. bank of Hudson r., opposite to New York, with which it is connected by 3 steam ferries. It contains an Episcopal church, 50 dwellings, several public houses, and fine grounds, called the Elysian Fields, beautifully laid out, and is much frequented from the city in the summer season.

Hockhocking, r., O., rises in Fairfield co., and meanders through a hilly country 80 ms. in a s. e. direction to Ohio r., in the town of Troy, 25 ms. below Marietta. Excepting the lower falls and some mill dams, it is boatable 70 ms. It affords excellent mill sites, having a fall near its source of 40 feet perpendicularly.

Hocking, County, O. Situated centrally toward the s. part of the state, and contains 432 sq. ms. The surface is generally hilly and broken, and contains much fertile land. Watered by Hockhocking r. and the head waters of Racoon and Salt creeks. Capital, Logan. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,921, sheep 12,^53, swine 13,043; wheat 109,120 bush, produced, rye 4,302, Ind. corn 181,284, buckwheat 9,578, oats 37,374, potatoes 24.212, tobacco 317,630 pounds, sugar 155,332; 13 stores, cap. $18,400; 1 falling m., 4 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 6 grist m., 9 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $238,275. 15 sch. 418 scholars. Pop. 9,741.

Hocking, t., Fairfield co., O. It contains the villages of Lancaster and Hamburg. Pop. 2,137.

Hocking, city, p-v., Athens co., O., 101 s. e. Columbus, 320 W.

Hockingport, p-v., Athens co., O., 104 s. e. Columbus, 323 W.

Hodgdon, p-t., Aroostook co., 3Ie., 202 n. n. e. Augusta, 797 W. Incorporated in 1832. The soil is fertile, producing wheat. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 1 flouring m., 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,200. 6 sch. 296 scholars. Pop. 665.

Hodgdon's Mills, p-o., Lincoln co., Me., 43 Augusta, 604 W.

Hodgensville, p-v., Hardin co., Ky., 89 s. w. Frankfort, 631 W.

Hoffman's Ferry, p-o., Glennville t., Schenectady co., N. Y., 26 n. w. Albany, 394 W.

Hoffman's Gate, p-o., Claverack t., Columbia co., N. Y., 41 s. Albany, 353 W.

Hoffsville, p-v., Harrison co., Va., 249 n. w. Richmond, 243 W.

Hogansburg, p-v., Bombay t., Franklin co., N. Y., 234 n. Albany, 538 W. Situated on St. Regis r., which is navigable from the St. Lawrence to this place by steamboats. It contains 2 churches, 6 stores, 1 woolen fac, 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants.

Hogestown, p-v., Cumberland co., Pa., 9 s. w. Harrisburg, 108 W. It contains 1 store and about 12 dwellings.

Hogg Creek, p-o., Allen co., O.

Hogg's Store, po. Newberry dist., S. C, 40 n. w. Columbia, 493 W.

Hokesville, p-v., Lincoln co., N. C, 159 w. s. w. Raleigh, 396 W.

Holcomb, po. and depot, Burke co., Ga., 58 E. s. e. Milledgeville, 647 W. Situated on the Central Railroad, 100 ms. n. w. Savannah.

Holden, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 48 w. Boston, 405 W. Watered by branches of Blackstone and Nashua rivers. Incorporated in 1740. It has 3 stores, cap. $10,000; 4 cotton fac. 5,700 sp., 3 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $55,000. 12 sch. 527 scholars. Pop. 1,874.

Holderness, p-t., Grafton co., N. H., 38 n. Concord, 519 W. Squam lake lies on the e. part of the t., and affords by its outlet, which flows into Pemigewasset r., excellent water power. Chartered in 1751. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 2 paper fac, 3 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $31,608. 17 sch. 665 scholars. Pop. 1,528.

Holderness Centre, p-v., Holderness t., Grafton co., N. H., 42 n. Concord, 523 W.

Holland, p-t., Hampden co., Mass., 67 s. w. by w. Boston, 373 W. Watered by Quinnebaug r. It has 1 store, 1 cotton fac. 1,150 sp. Cap. in manufac. $25,000. 4 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 423.

Holland, p-t., Erie co., N. Y., 284 w. Albany, 351 W. The surface is elevated and rolling; soil, moist clay and sandy loam. Drained by Seneca and Cazenove creeks. The v. contains 15 or 20 dwellings. The t. contains 1 store, cap. $4,500; 1 fulling m.. 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,600. Pop. 1,242.

Holland, t., Orleans co., Vt., 56 n. n. e. Montpelier. Bounded on the N. by Lower Canada, and has a fertile soil. It has 4 sch. 123 scholar. Pop. 605.

Holland, p-o., Venango co., Pa., 220 w. N. w. Harrisburg, 309 W. Holland Patent, p-v., Trenton t., Oneida co., N, Y., 12 n. Utica, 100 w. N. w. Albany, 402 W. It contains 2 churches, an academy, 40 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

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Holland's, p-o., Laurens dist., S. C, 61 n. w. Columbia, 505 W.

Holley, p-v., Murray t., Orleans co., N. Y., 210 w. n. w. Albany, 389 W. Situated on the Erie canal, which here passes over Sandy cr. by an embankment 75 feet above the bed of the stream. It contains 2 churches, 8 stores, 3 warehouses, 1 flouring m., 1 carding machine, 2 saw m., 60 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

Hollidaysburg, p-b., Frankstown t., Huntingdon co., Pa., 118 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 161 W. Situated on Beaver Dam cr. It contains 5 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Lutheran, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 1 African. From a basin near this place, a railroad passes over the Alleghany mountains to Johnstown. The vertical ascent is 1,400 feet in a little over 10 miles, and the descent 1,151 feet in about 26½ miles, by a number of inclined planes, over which the cars are drawn by machinery. It has 7 commission houses, cap. $62,000; 27 stores, cap. $105,800; 1 furnace, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $11,750. 5 sch. 225 scholars. Pop. 1,896.

Holliday's Cove, p-o., Brooke co., Va., 354 N. w. Richmond, 265 W.

Hollings worth, p-o., Habersham co., Ga., 132 n. Milledgeville, 613 W.

Hollis, p-t., York co., Me., 66 s. w. Augusta, 531 W. Situated on the w. side of Saco r. Incorporated in 1812. It contains 11 stores, cap. $10,625; 1 tannery, 2 potteries, 7 grist m., 16 saw; m. Cap. in manufac. $30,050. 20 sch. 961 scholars. Pop. 2,363.

Hollis, p-t., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 44 s. Concord. 439 W. Watered by Nashua r. Incorporated in 1746. It has a pleasant v. near the centre. It contains 2 stores, cap. $6,000; 1 tannery, 3 grist m. 12 sch. 533 scholars. Pop. 1,333.

Holliston, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 24 s. w. by w. Boston, 415 W. Watered by a branch of Charles r. Incorporated in 1724. The v. at the centre contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist church. There are in the t. 6 stores, cap. $14,500; 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $66,200. 1 acad. 140 students, 9 sch. 400 scholars. Pop. 1,782.

Hollis Plains, p-o., Robertson co., Tenn., 21 I N. Nashville, 705 W.

Holly, t., Oakland co., Mich. It has 1 sch. 32 scholars. Pop. 429.

Holly Creek, p-o., Wayne co., Tenn., 119 s. w. Nashville, 776 W.

Holly Grove, p-o., Tishamingo co., Miss., 223: N. N. e. Jackson, 840 W.

Holly Springs, p-o., Wake co., N. C, 16 Raleigh, 304 W.

Holly Springs, p-v., capital of Marshall co., Miss., 193 n. by e. Jackson, 893 W. Situated on a high ridge. It contains a court house, jail, several stores and dwellings.

Hollow Creek, p-o., Lexington dist., S. C, 26 w. Columbia, 532 W.

Holmdel, p-v., Middletown t., Monmouth co., N. J., 45 e. Trenton, 211 W. It contains 1 Baptist church, an academy, 2 stores, and 10 or 12, dwellings.

Holmes, County, O. Situated n. e. of the centre of the state, and contains 422 sq. ms. The surface in some parts is rough, but the soil is generally fertile. Watered by Kilbuck and Mohiccan creeks. Capital, Millersburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle 16,385, sheep 32,117, swine 25,588; wheat 299,188 bush, produced, rye 33,231, Ind. corn 217,563, buckwheat 17,843, oats 228,712, potatoes 72,078, sugar 74,930 pounds; 20 stores, cap. $82,355; 6 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 9 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 2 potteries, 7 flouring m., 16 grist m., 26 saw m., 4 oil m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $75,946. 11 sch. 484 scholars. Pop. 18,088.

Holmes, County, Miss. Situated a little jr. w. of the centre of the state, and contains 600 sq. ms. Yazoo r. runs on its w. border, and Big Black r. on the e. border. Capital, Lexington. There were in 1840, neat cattle 20,137, sheep 2,396, swine 29,542; wheat 3,707 bush, produced, Ind. corn 480,740, oats 39,460, potatoes 75,714, rice 5,161 pounds, tobacco 4,518, cotton 8,085,973; 28 stores, cap. $187,100; 39 cotton fac. 234 sp., 15 tanneries. Cap. in manufac. $9,302. 1 academy, 13 sch. 301 scholars. Pop. whites 3,852, slaves 5,566, free col'd 34; total, 9,452.

Holmes, t., Crawford co., O. It has 6 sch. 304 scholars. Pop. 745.

Holmesburg, p-v., Lower Dublin t., Philadelphia co., Pa., 9 w. Bristol, 107 e. by s. Harrisburg, 147 W. Situated on Pennypack cr., which is navigable for sloops to Lewis' Mills, in the vicinity. It contains 4 stores, and about 80 dwellings. The mill was erected, of stone, in 1697.

Holmes Hole, p-v., Tisbury t., Dukes co., Mass., 89 s. s. e. Boston, 471 W. This is an important harbor, on the n. side of Martha's Vineyard, and is spacious and safe, with a depth of water sufficient for vessels of the largest class. It is much resorted to by navigators, when the wind will not allow of doubling Cape Cod. It has a number of vessels, chiefly employed in the fisheries. It contains 1 Baptist and 1 Methodist church, and about 100 dwellings.

Holmesville, p-v., Holmes co., O., 93 n. e. Columbus, 349 W.

Holmesville, p-v., capital of Appling co., Ga., 177 s. s. E. Milledgeville, 788 W. It contains a court house, jail, and several dwellings.

Holmesville, p-v., capital of Pike co., Miss., 87 s. Jackson, 1,095 W. Situated on the w. side of Bogue Chitto r., and contains a court house and several dwellings.

Holmesville, p-v., Avoyelles parish, La.

Holston, r., Tenn., unites with Clinch r. at Kingston to form the Tennessee r. It is deep, and navigable 70 ms., with the interruption of a fall of 7 feet. Near its source, 7 ms. n. w. Lancaster, is a fall of 40 feet. Valuable salt works exist near its sources.

Holston, p-o., Washington co., Va., 312 w. s. w. Richmond, 380 W.

Holston, p-o., Knox co., Tenn.

Holt's Store, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 64 n. w. Raleigh, 307 W.

Holyoke Place, p-o., Hampshire co., Mass., 91 w. Boston, 330 W.

Home, p-o., Indiana co., Ia., 165 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 218 W.

Home, p-v., Jefferson co., Pa., 98 s. e. Indianapolis, 550 W.

Homer, p-t., Cortland co., N. Y., 141 w. Albany, 317 W. The surface is level; soil, a productive sandy and clay loam. Drained by Toughnioga cr. and its tributaries. The v. is situated on the w. bank of the cr. Incorporated in 1835. It contains 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Universalist, a flourishing academy, 10 stores, 1 woolen fac, 2 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 oil fac, 1 nail fac, 1 tannery, 225 dwellings, and 1,300 inhabitants. There are in the t. 7 stores, cap. $161,000; 3 lumber yards, cap. $2,200; 1 furnace, 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 1,916 spindles, 4 tanneries, 1 brewery, 1 pottery, 4 grist m., 11 saw ra., 1 oil na. Cap. in manufac. $113,400. 1 acad. 350 students, 19 sch. 861 scholars. Pop. 3,572.

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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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