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Huntingdon, t., Luzerne co., Pa. It has North Mountain in its n. part and Knob Mountain on its s. e. part. The surface is rolling, and the soil adapted to cultivation. It contains the v. of New Columbus near its w. border. It has 7 stores, cap. $28,000; 1 fulling m, 3 tanneries, 4 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $24,630. 8 sch. 325 scholars. Pop. 1,242.

Huntingdon, t., Adams co., Pa., 12 n. e. Gettysburg. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam and gravel. Bermudian cr. runs on its w. border. It has 2 churches, 5 ms. apart, in its w. part, and the v. of Middleton in its n. w. part. It contains 4 stores, cap. $30,500; 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. 812,790. 8 sch. 295 scholars. Pop. 1,481.

Huntingdon, p-v., capital of Carroll co., Term., 98 w. Nashville, 783 W. Situated on the s. fork of Obion r. It contains a court house, and several stores and dwellings.

Hungtington, County, la. Situated toward the n. E. part of the state, and contains 384 sq. ms. Organized in 1832. The surface on the rivers is level; back of them, undulating. Watered by Wabash r. and its tributaries, Salmania and Little rivers. The Wabash and Erie Canal passes through the co. Capital, Huntington. There were in 1840, neat cattle 1,307, sheep 529, swine 1,332; wheat 6,427 bush, produced, Indian corn 46,702, oats 9,435, potatoes 6,58'J, sugar 8,518; 11 stores, cap. 818,000; 4 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,070. 1 sch. 15 scholars. Pop. 1,579.

Huntington, t, Chittenden co., Vt., 20 w. Montpelier, 15 s. e. Burlington. Chartered in 1763, but not settled until 1786. The surface is very uneven, lying on the Green mountains, and containing Camel's Rump, one of its highest peaks, in its e. part. Watered by Huntington r., a branch of Onion r., which affords water power. The soil is sterile. It has 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $2,500. 7 sch. 229 scholars. Pop. 914.

Huntington, p-t., Fairfield co., Ct., 17 w. New Haven, 49 s. w. Hartford, 293 W. Incorporated in 1789. The surface is uneven, and the soil fertile, adapted to grain. The v. contains 1 Congregational and 1 Episcopal church. The t. contains 6 churches, 2 Congregational, 2 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist. Housatonic r. runs on the e. border of the t., and is here crossed by 2 bridges. It has 3 stores, cap. $3,000; 2 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 2 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac $16,700. 5 sch. 103 scholars. Pop. 1,326.

Huntington, p-t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 189 s. by E. Albany, 269 W. It extends across Long Island, in its widest part. The surface is hilly on the n., level on the s. The soil is various. It has several bays setting up from Long Island sound, and is drained by small streams, flowing into Great South Bay on the s. The v., situated at the head of Huntington harbor, a branch of Huntington bay, contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Universalist, an academy, several stores, a wind m., 50 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. It has a fine harbor. There are in the t. 30 stores, cap. $110,200; 7 lumber yards, cap. $10,200; 2 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 1 pottery, printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 1 flouring m., 9 grist in., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $120,440. 1 acad. 83 students, 31 sch. 1,354 scholars. Pop. 6,562.

Huntington, p-t., Lorain co., O., 20 s. w. Elyria, 95 n. n. e. Columbus, 376 W. Watered by the w. branch of Black r. It has 2 sch. 85 scholars. Pop. 743.

Huntington, t., Brown co., O. Ohio r. runs on its s. border, and it contains the v. of Aberdeen. The first settlement in the co. was made in this t. in 1795. It has 1 sch. 50 scholars. Pop. 2,362.

Huntington, t., Gallia co., O. Watered by Racoon cr., and contains the v. of Vinton. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,500. Pop. 971.

Huntington, t., Ross co., O. The soil is fertile, and well cultivated. Pop. 1,169.

Huntington, p-v., Laurens dist., S. C, 82 jt. w. Columbia, 484 W.

Huntington, p-v., capital, Huntington co., la., 105 n. N. E. Indianapolis, 570 W. It is situated on the n. side of the Wabash r., and contains a court house, jail, and several dwellings.

Huntington Bay, Hempstead t., Suffolk co., N. Y., sets up from Long Island sound, between Eaton's and Lloyd's Neck. It is a safe harbor, and abounds with shell and other fish, and wild fowl.

Huntingtown, p-v., Calvert co., Md., 42 g. w. Annapolis, 72 W.

Huntsburg, p-t., Geauga co., O., 175 n. e. Columbus, 334 W. It has 1 store, cap. $2,000; 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $400. 1 sch. 24 scholars. Pop. 911.

Hunt's Cross Roads, p-o., Randolph co., Ia. t 84 E. n. e. Indianapolis, 515 W.

Hunt's Fork, p-o., Davidson co., N. C.

Hunt's Hollow, p-v., Portage t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 258 w. Albany, 353 W. It contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, 1 store, and 30 or 35 dwellings.

Hunt's Store, p-o., Guilford co., N. C, 98 w. n. w. Raleigh, 319 W.

Huntsville, p-o., Luzerne co., Pa., 126 n. e. Harrisburg, 237 W.

Huntsville, p-v., Liberty t., Butler co., O., 95 w. s. w. Columbus, 479 W.

Huntsville, p-v., Surry co., N. C, 138 w. n. w. Raleigh, 339 W. Situated on the w. side of Yadkin r.

Huntsville, p-v., Laurens dist., S. C, 56 n. w. Columbia, 510 W.

Huntsville, p-v., capital of Madison co., Ala., 153 n. n. e. Tuscaloosa, 708 W. Situated 10 ms. n. of Tennessee river. It contains a fine court house, bank, market house, U. S. land office, 5 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Cumberland Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 1 academy, 1 seminary, 18 stores, and 2.496 inhabitants. The court house is of Grecian architecture, and cost $45,000. The bank is of hewn stone, with an Ionic portico, and cost $30,000. The houses are neat, and many of them elegant. There is a macadamized road to Tennessee r.

Huntsville, p-v., Schuyler co., Ill., 80 w. s. n. Springfield, 853 W.

Huntsville, p-v., capital of Randolph co., Mo., 78 n. N. w. Jefferson city, 961 W. It is situated on the e. side of E. Chariton r.

Huntsville, p-v.. Paulding co., Ga., 136 w. n. w. Milledgeville, 661 W.

Huntsville, p-v., capital of Madison co., Ark., 175 n. w. Little Rock, 1,183 W. It is situated on the s. side of the War Eagle branch of White r.

Hurley, p-t., Ulster co., N. Y., 60 s. s. w Albany, 319 W. The surface is hilly; soil, a fertile calcareous loam. Drained by Esopus creek. The v., on Esopus cr., contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist, 1 store, and 30 or 35 dwellings. The t. has 5 stores, cap. $15,000; 1 woolen fac, 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $41,650. 6 sch. 447 scholars. Pop. 2,201.

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Hurl Gate. (See Hell Gate.)

Huron Lake, one of the 5 great lakes of North America, lies on the boundary between the United States and Canada, and may be regarded as 218 miles long, and 180 broad, though its irregular form renders it difficult to determine this with much precision. It receives the waters of Lake Superior through the Straits of St. Mary, and of Lake Michigan through the Straits of Michilimackinac, and discharges its waters into Lake Erie through St. Clair r. and lake and Detroit r. The Manitoulin Islands stretch across its n. part, from e. to w., and one of them, the Grand Manitou, is 80 ms. long. Tins Lake, though very deep, is generally shallow near its shores. It has some fine harbors.

Huron, r., O., rises in Richland co., and flows through Huron and Erie counties into Lake Erie, at Huron. It is navigable, by a crooked channel, 6 or 7 miles from its mouth. A canal is constructed along this r., from Milan to the head of navigation.

Huron, r., Mich., rises in Oakland and Livingston counties, and enters Lake Erie a few ms. below the mouth of Detroit r. This r. and its branches afford extensive water power. Its length is about 90 ms.

Huron, County, O. Situated in the n. part of the state, and contains 800 sq. ms. Watered by Huron and Vermilion Rivers, and their branches. The soil is fertile, and well cultivated. Capital, Norwalk. There were in 1840, neat cattle 23,595, sheep 28,182, swine 31,333; wheat 164,056 bush, produced, rye 2,501, Indian corn 163,293, buckwheat 5.446, oats 148,669, potatoes 147,328, silk cocoons 1,039 pounds; 5 commission houses, cap. $23,000; 36 stores, cap. $235,300; 6 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 6 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 2 potteries, 3 flouring m., 11 grist m., 41 saw m., 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $207,400. 146 sch. 5,119 scholars. Pop. 23,933.

Huron, County, Mich. Situated on the point of land between Lake Huron and Saginaw bay. Surface low, and in many places swampy. Unorganized.

Huron, p-t., Wayne co., N. Y., 183 w. by n. Albany, 363 W. The surface is level; soil, gravelly and sandy loam. Lake Ontario bounds it on the n., from which East bay, Port bay, and Sodus bay, set up. It contains the villages of Huron and Port Glasgow. It has 4 stores, cap. $1,200; 1 fulling m., 13 saw m., 8 sch. 574 scholars. Pop. 1,943.

Huron, p-t., capital of Erie co., O., Ill n. by E. Columbus, 399 W. The v. is situated at the mouth of Huron r., on Lake Erie, where is a good harbor. It contains 15 stores, 8 or 10 warehouses, and about 250 dwellings, and 1,000 inhabitants. There are in the t. 5 commission houses, cap. $35,000; 12 stores, cap. $15,000; 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 2 sch. 64 scholars. Pop. 1,488.

Huron, p-t., Wayne co., Mich., 29 s. w. Detroit, 509 W. It has 2 sch. Ill scholars. Pop. 317.

Hurricane, p-o., Spartanburg dist., S. C., 105 N. w. Columbia, 464 W.

Hurricane, p-o., Humphreys co., Tenn., 82 w.bys. Nashville 766 W 37

Hurricane, p-o., Montgomery co., III., 69 s. Springfield, 753 W.

Hurricane, p-o., Grant co., Wis., 127 w. Madison, 917 W.

Hurricane Shoals, p-o., Jackson co., Ga., 97 w. n. w. Milledgeville, 628 W.

Hurts Cross Roads, p-o., Maury co., Tenn., 34 s. by w. Nashville, 711 W.

Huston, t., Centre co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 2 furnaces, 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,500. 2 sch. 80 scholars. Pop. 557.

Hustonville, p-v., Lincoln co., Ky., 53 s. s. E. Frankfort, 567 W.

Hutsonville, p-v., Crawford co., Ill., 147s. E. Springfield, 681 W.

Huttonville, p-o., Randolph co. Va., 195 n. w. Richmond, 222 W.

Hyannis, p-v., Barnstable t., Barnstable co., Mass., 77 s. e. Boston, 478 W. Situated 5 s. e. Barnstable court house, and contains 1 Baptist and 1 Universalist church.

Hyannis Port, p-o., Barnstable t., Barnstable co., Mass., 79 s. e. Boston, 480 W. Here is a good harbor, with a breakwater, constructed by the United States.

Hyattstown, p-v., Montgomery, co., Md., 72 w. by n. Annapolis, 32 W.

Hyattsville, p-v., Monroe t., Miami co., O., 82 w. Columbus, 475 W. Situated near the Miami canal, and contains 2 stores, and about 100 inhabitants.

Hyco, p-o., Halifax co., Va.

Hyde, County, N. C. Situated in the e. part of the state, and contains 800 sq. ms. It has Pamlico sound on the s. e. Surface low, with extensive marshes. Capital, Lake Landing. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,411, sheep 4,835, swine 1,629; wheat 21,055 bush, produced, Ind. corn 234,837, oats 18,737, potatoes 56,506, cotton 45,830 pounds; 17 stores, cap. $63,000; 7 flouring m., 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,500. 5 sch. 133 scholars. Pop. whites 4,009, slaves 2,193, free col'd 251; total, 6,453.

Hyde Park, p-t., capital of Lamoille co., Vt., 31 n. Montpelier, 545 W. Chartered in 1781. Watered by Lamoille r. and its branches, which afford good water power. The soil is fertile, and easily cultivated. The v. contains a court house, jail, and a number of dwellings. It has 2 stores, cap. $9,000; 7 saw m. Cap. in manufactures, $3,560. 11 sch. 280 scholars. Pop. 1,080.

Hyde Park, p-t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 66 s. Albany, 305 W. The surface is uneven; soil, gravelly loam and clay. Hudson r. bounds it on the w., and the soil along the r. is fertile. Drained by Crum Elbow cr. There are some delightful residences along the borders of the Hudson. The v. is on the e. side of Hudson r., and contains 3 churches, 1 Dutch Reformed, 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist, 5 stores, 1 warehouse, 1 grist m., 1 plaster m. It has 2 commodious steamboat landings, from which boats and barges ply to N. York, and a horse ferryboat, which plies across the r. There are in the t., 2 stores, cap. $5,800; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 4 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $27,200. 2 sch. 57 scholars Pop. 2,364.

Hyde Park, p-o., Luzerne co., Pa., 144 n. e. Harrisburg, 248 W.

Hydesburg, p-v., Ralls co., Mo., 108 n. n. e. Jefferson city, 919 W.

Hyde Settlement, p-o., Barker t., Broome co., N. Y., 134 w. s. w. Albany, 310 W.

Hydraulic Mills, p-o., Albemarle CO. j v U., 90 w. n. w. Richmond, 126 W.

Hyndsville, p-o., Seward t., Schoharie co., N. Y., 44 w. Albany, 491 W.

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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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