Iberia, OH to Indian Tavern, TN
Iberia, p-v., Washington t., Marion co.,
O., 54 N. Columbus, 399 W. It contains 2 stores and several
Iberia, p-v., Miller co., Mo., 50 s. w. Jefferson city, 986 W.
Situated 2 ms. w. of Tavern cr.
Iberville, outlet of Mississippi r., leaves the Mississippi 14
ms. below Baton Rouge, and 20 ms. below, is joined by, and lost
in Amite r. It receives water from the Mississippi only at high
Iberville, Parish, La. Centrally situated in
the lower part of the state, and contains 350 sq. ms The surface
is level, the borders of the streams only being sufficiently
elevated for cultivation, where the soil is very fertile.
Capital, Plaquemine. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,901,
sheep 3,988, swine 4,688; Ind. corn 209,240, bush, prod.,
potatoes 30,924, cotton 3,552,000 lbs., sugar 3,728,000; 17
stores, cap. $d4,800; 1 acad. 12 students, 5 sch. 133 scholars.
Pop. whites 2,523, slaves 5,887, free col'd 85; total, 8,495.
Iberville, p-v., Iberville par., La., 92 w. N. w. New Orleans,
Ices Ferry, p-o., Monongalia co., Va.
Ickesburg, p-v., Perry co., Pa., 40 n. w. Harrisburg, 128 W.
Ida, p-o., Tipton co., Tenn., 180 w. by s. Nashville, 865 W.
Ida, t., Monroe co., Mich, scholars. Pop. 251. It has 2 sch. 52
Ijamsville, p-v., Frederick co., Md., 71 n. w. Annapolis, 51 W.
Imlaytown, p-v., Upper Freehold t., Monmouth, co., N. J., 16 e.
Trenton, 182 W. It contains 1 store, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1
tannery, and about 15 dwellings.
Illinois, r., Ill, is formed by the Union of Kankakee and Des
Plaines rivers, and at Ottawa, receives Fox r., and proceeding
in a general s. w. and s. direction, about 400 ms. by the
windings of the r., unites with the Mississippi in 38° 58' 23"
N. lat., and 90° 18' w. Ion., 20 ms. above the entrance of the
Missouri. It is 400 yards wide at its mouth. Above the entrance
of Vermilion r. it is obstructed by rapids; but below this
point, the current is gentle, and navigable for steamboats,
throughout the year. From this point, a canal is in progress to
Chicago, a distance, including 54 ms. in Chicago r., and a
feeder 4 ms. from Fox r., of 106 ms. It is 6 feet deep, and 60
feet wide at top; and is estimated to cost $8,654,337. This is
one of the most important canals in the country.
Illinois, River, Ind. Ter., rises in Benton and Washington
counties, Ark., and passing into the Indian ter., runs
southwardly into Arkansas r., 4 ms. above the entrance of
Canadian r. A few ms. from the mouth of the Illinois are salt
springs, on its borders.
State of Illinois
Illinois, t., Washington co., Ark. It has 15 stores, cap.
$147,800; 2 tanneries, 3 distilleries. Cap. in manufac. $350.
Illinois City, p-v., Rock Island co., Ill., 172 N. N. w.
Springfield, 901 W. Situated between Rock river and the
Independence, r., N. Y., rises in Hamilton co., and flows w.
into Black r., in Lewis co.
Independence, County, Ark. Situated centrally
toward the N. e. part of the state, and contains 1,250 sq. ms.
Big Black r. runs on its e. border. Watered by White r. Capital,
Batesville. There were in 1810, neat cattle 6,993, sheep 1,928,
swine 19,329; wheat 9,151 bush, produced, Ind. corn 219,635,
oats 8,702, potatoes 5,878, tobacco 19,595 pounds, cotton
18,932: 8 stores, cap. $40,000 , 1 cotton fac. 6 sp., 2
tanneries, 2 distilleries, 3 grist m., 3 saw m., 1 printing
office, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $18,620. 1 acad.
55 students, 2 sch. 45 scholars. Pop. whites 3,246, slaves 514,
free col'd 9; total, 3,669.
Independence, p-t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 20 s. e. Angelica, 261
w by s. Albany, 300 W. The surface is high and rolling; soil,
clay loam Drained by Cryder's and Independence creeks It has 4
stores, cap. $27,500; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 2
grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,900. 13 sch. 571
scholars. Pop 1,440.
Independence, t., Warren co., N. J., 14 n. e Belvidere. It is
hilly on the e. and w., with a valley running through the centre.
Drained by Pequest cr., and its tributary, Bacon cr.
Musconetcong r. flows on its s. e. boundary. It contains 1
Friends church; 11 stores, cap. §27,500; 1 furnace, 2
distilleries, 6 flouring m., 3 grist m., 1 oil m. Cap. in
manufac. $65,650. 13 sch. 580 scholars. Pop. 2,234.
Independence, p-v., Washington co., Pa., 227 w. Harrisburg, 254
W. It has 2 sch. 50 scholars. Pop. 335.
Independence, p-v., Autauga co., Ala., 94 s. E. Tuscaloosa, 834
Independence, p-v., Henderson co., Tenn., 129 w. s. w.
Nashville, 813 W.
Independence, p-t., Cuyahoga co., O., 10 s. Cleveland, 145 n. n.
e. Columbus, 353 W. Situated on both sides of the Ohio canal,
and the Cuyahoga r. It has 8 sch. 178 scholars. Pop. 754.
Independence, p-v., capital of Kenton co., Ky., 82 n. n. e.
Frankfort, 505 W. It contains a court house and a few dwellings.
Independence, t., Oakland co., Mich. It has 2 stores, cap.
$1,600. Pop. 830. Independence, p-v., Warren co., Ia., 85 n. w.
Indianapolis, 643 W.
Independence, t., Macon co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 27 scholars. Pop.
Independence, p-v., capital of Jackson co., Mo., 146 w. n. w.
Jefferson City, 1,072 W. It is situated 6 ms. s. Missouri r.,
and is a flourishing v. Here the Mormons attempted to establish
themselves, but the opposition of the inhabitants obliged them
to remove. This is the place of departure for the Santa Fe
traders, and here they obtain many of their supplies. It has a
court house, jail, and several stores, and about 300
Independence Hill, p-o., Prince William co., Va., 94 n.
Richmond, 41 W.
State of Indiana
Indiana, County, Pa. Situated centrally toward
the W. part of the state, and contains 770 sq. ms. The surface
is hilly. Coal and salt are abundant, and some iron ore is
found. The soil is loam mixed with sand, gravel, and clay, and
in many parts very fertile. Drained by the head waters of the w.
branch of Susquehanna r., and by branches of Connemaugh r.
Capital, Indiana. There were in 1840, neat cattle 18,199, sheep
35,894, swine 24,377; wheat 195,254 bush, produced, rye 78,021,
Ind. corn 171,018, buckwheat 80,806, oats 356,046, potatoes
103,807, sugar 12,282 pounds, bituminous coal 483,280 bush.,
salt 70,890; 3 commission houses, cap. $7,500; 69 stores, cap.
$171,116; 1 furnace, 1 forge, 5 fulling ra., 5 woolen fac, 26
tanneries, 7 distilleries, 3 potteries, 3 flouring m., 51 grist
m., 74 saw m., 3 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers. Cap. in
manufac. $119,474. 2 acad. 55 students, 23 sch. 1,413 scholars.
Indiana, p-b., capital of Indiana co., Pa., 155 w. n. w.
Harrisburg, 208 W. It contains a court house of brick, jail, 4
churches, 2 Presbyterian, 1 Lutheran, and 1 Methodist, an
academy, 1 female seminary, 124 dwellings, and 674 inhabitants.
Organized in 1805. It has 14 stores, cap. $37,000; 1 brewery, 1
pottery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in
manufac. $2,787. 1 acad. 22 students, 1 sch. 70 scholars.
Indiana, t., Alleghany co., Pa., 10 n. e. Pittsburg. The surface
is hilly; soil, loam. Drained by Long, Deer, Squaw, and Pine
creeks. It has 5 stores, cap. $3,000: 1 fulling m., 2 woolen
fac, 1 forge, 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,000. 12 sch. 480
scholars. Pop. 2,697.
Indianapolis, p-v., capital of Marion co., and of the state of
Indiana. Situated in Centre t., on the E. side of White r.,
which is navigable to this place, in time of high water. It
contains a state house, governor's house, court house, a U. S.
land office, 6 churches, 2 Baptist, 1 Episcopal, 1 Lutheran, 1
Presbyterian, and 1 Methodist, a female institute, a county
seminary, a steam flouring and saw m., and 2 iron foundries. The
national road passes through the place; and the most important
roads in the state center here. The place was originally laid
out on a mile square, with streets crossing each other at right
angles, and additions have been made to it on the different
sides. In the center, is a circular area of several acres, from
which 4 streets diverge, crossing the other streets diagonally.
In the center of the circular area was originally a mound, on
which stands the governor's house, in a very commanding
situation, with a circular street around it, 80 feet wide. The
state house is a fine building, 180 feet long, by 80 feet wide,
and 45 feet high from the ground to the cornice, with an
appropriate dome. It is after the model of the Parthenon at
Athens. A bridge crosses White r. here, which cost $25,000.
There were in Centre t. in 1840, 30 stores, cap. $92,600; 1
fulling m., 1 cotton fac. 500 sp., 2 tanneries, 1 brewery, 2
printing offices, 2 binderies, 2 weekly and 1 semi-weekly
newspapers. 1 flouring m., 4 grist m., 9 saw m., 2 oil m. Cap.
in manufac. $31,630. 3 sch. 78 scholars. Pop. 1,452.
Indian Creek, p-o., Monroe co., Va., 241 w. Richmond, 278 W. It
has 2 sch. 42 scholars. Pop. 572.
Indian Creek, p-o., Giles co., Tenn., 92 s. Nashville, 737 W.
Indian Creek, p-o., Gallatin co., Ill., 176 s. s. E.
Springfield, 787 W.
Indian Creek, p-o., Monroe co., Mo., 91 n. Jefferson city, 931
Indian Fields, p-o., Colleton dist., S. C, 82 s. Columbia, 588
Indian Key, p-v., Dade co., Florida. It is 1 m. s. of New
Matacumbe, 75 s. w. Cape Florida, 75 n. E. Key West. It contains
about 7 acres, the whole a Madrepore rock. Much of it is
improved as a garden, being covered with a bed of mold, drawn up
from the channel. It contains several dwellings, a superb hotel,
and several large stores, supported by the wrecking business.
The climate is healthy and pleasant, and it is becoming a
fashionable place of resort by invalids from the n.
Indian Lake, N. Y., lies in Hamilton co., surrounded by a wild
and mountainous region, the peaks of which are from 1,500 to
2,000 feet above the surrounding country. It is 4 ms. long and 1
wide, and abounds with various kinds of fish.
Indian River, hundred, Sussex co., Del. It has 4 stores, cap.
$1,750; 4 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $3,825. 4 sch. 135 scholars.
Indian River, p-o., Watson t., Lewis co., N. Y., 155 n. w.
Albany, 454 W.
Indian, r., N. Y., rises in Lewis co., and passes through
Jefferson co. into St. Lawrence co., where it enters Black lake,
through which it flows into the Oswegatchie r., and thence into
the St. Lawrence.
Indian, r., Flor., is a vast lagoon. Its length, from its head
branches to Juniper Narrows, is about 100 ms. In some places it
is 4 ms. wide; in others, not 50 yards. In some extensive
reaches, it would float a frigate; at others, 6 feet of water
can scarcely be found across the channel. The depth of water
greatly varies at different seasons, being greatest when the
southern inlets are closed, before it acquires sufficient force
to open them. It is on the e. side of the peninsula, running
nearly parallel with the coast.
Indian, r., N. H., one of the head branches of Connecticut r.
which it enters a little above the 45° of n. lat. after a s. w.
course of 30 ms.
Indian Springs, p-v., Butts co., Ga., 52 w. Milledgeville, 659
W. Situated 10 ms. w. of Ocmulgee r., in the fork of 2 creeks,
tributaries of the Ocmulgee. The waters are sulphurous, and
efficacious in rheumatic and cutaneous complaints. It is the
most fashionable watering place in the state, having a large
hotel, capable of accommodating 100 persons, besides 30 or 40
small buildings for families.
Indian Stream, t., Coos co., N. H. It has 2 grist m., 3 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $2,550; 3 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 315.
Indian Tavern, p-o., Morgan co., Tenn., 160 E. Nashville, 552 W.
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