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Jacinto, p-v., capital of Tishamingo co., Miss., 233 n. n. e. Jackson, 830 W. Situated on the head waters of Tuscumbia cr. It contains a court house and several dwellings.

Jack's Creek, p-o., Henderson county, Tenn., 133 s. s. w. Nashville, 817 W.

Jackson, County, Va. Situated toward the n. w. part of the state, and contains 480 sq. miles. Ohio r. runs on its n. w. border. Drained by Big Sand and Big Mill creeks, and a branch of Little Kanawha r. Capital, Ripley. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,059, sheep 3,179, swine 10,741; wheat 28,200 bushels produced, Indian corn 117,331, oats 39,788, potatoes 4,953, tobacco 5,100 pounds; 8 stores, cap. $16,000; 4 tanneries, 4 flouring m., 10 grist m., 6 saw m., 2 printing offices, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $1,550. 8 sch. 153 scholars. Pop. whites 4,803, slaves 87; total, 4,890.

Jackson, County, Ga. Situated, centrally, toward the n. part of the state, and contains 432 sq. ms. Drained by branches of the Oconee and Appalachee Rivers. Capital, Jefferson. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,482, sheep 3,858, swine 11,339; wheat 27,188 bushels produced, Indian corn 212,435, oats 29,526, potatoes 7,199, tobacco 2,320 pounds, cotton 902,670; 5 stores, capital, $9,650; 3 tanneries, 17 distilleries, 8 flouring m., 20 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $700. 10 sch. 217 scholars. Pop. whites 5,994, slaves 2,513, free col'd 15; total, 8,522.

Jackson, County, Florida. Situated in the n. part of the ter. Appalachicola r. bounds it on the e., and Choctawhatchee r. on the w. Watered by Spring cr., Holmes cr., and Sandy cr. The land on the streams is very fertile, and also in some other parts. The surface is generally level, with some elevations toward the w. Capital Marianna. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,907, sheep 960, swine 14,564; Ind. corn 127,915 bush, produced, potatoes 32,105, cotton 1,672,158 pounds; 6 stores, cap. $30,000; 6 grist m., 6 saw m., 1 acad. 25 students, 2 sch. 75 scholars. Fop. whites 2,002, slaves 2,636, free col'd 43; total, 4,681.

Jackson, County, Ala. Situated in the n part of the state, and contains 975 sq. ms. Tennessee River runs on its s. e. and s. border, and Flint River on its s. w. border. Watered by Paint Rock cr. and its branches, and by Racoon cr. Capital, Bellefonte. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,528, sheep 6,551, swine 59,551; wheat 30,956 bushels produced, rye 4,557, Ind. corn 1,043, 107, oats 72,617, potatoes 35,260, tobacco 23,528 pounds, cotton 1,165,616, sugar 5,634; 12 stores, cap. $77,000; 4 tanneries, 29 distilleries, 24 grist m., 7 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $10,710. 19 sch. 535 scholars. Pop. 1830, 12,700; 1840, whites 13,863, slaves 1,816, free col'd 36; total, 15,715.

Jackson, County, Miss. Situated in the s. e part of the state, and contains 1,175 sq. ms. Watered by Pascagoula r. and its branches. The soil is sterile, covered with pine forest. The chief production is cotton. Capital, Jackson C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,770, sheep 795, swine 5,229; Ind. corn 15,675 bushels produced, potatoes 21,080, cotton 2,800 pounds; 3 stores, cap. $6,500; 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac $15,000. 3 sch. 48 scholars. Pop. whites 1,459, slaves 424, free col'd 82; total, 1,965.

Jackson, County, Tenn. Situated in the n. part of the state, and contains 666 sq. ms. Watered by Cumberland r. and its branches. Capital, Gainesboro'. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,024, sheep 13,782, swine 41,150; wheat 37,65 bushels produced, rye 3,632, Ind. corn 438,113, oats 62,609, potatoes 20,301, tobacco 859.336 pounds, cotton 33,842; 10 stores, cap. $78,000; 15 distilleries, 19 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,811. 4 sch. 119 scholars. Pop. whites

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Jackson, County, O. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 400 sq. ms. The surface is uneven ; soil, fertile. Millstone grit is extensively found and manufactured in the n. and central parts. Stone coal is abundant. Iron ore is found in the w. part. Watered by Little Racoon and Little Scioto rivers, and Salt creek, and Symmes cr. Capital, Jackson. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,815, sheep 12,082, swine 13,300; wheat 56,749 bushels produced, Indian corn 141,187, oats 70,983, potatoes 15,006; 19 stores, cap. $15,725 ; 3 tanneries, 1 distillery, 9 grist m., 18 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,825. 11 sch. 253 scholars. Pop. 9,74 1.

Jackson, County, Mich. Situated toward the s. part of the state, and contains 720 sq. miles. Organized in 1832. Watered by Grand r. and branches, Kalamazoo and Raisin rivers, and Portage, Goose, and Sandstone creeks. It has several small lakes. The surface is generally gently undulating; soil, fertile. Limestone is abundant. Capital, Jackson. There were in 1840, neat cattle 12,565, sheep 3,920, swine 21,674 ; wheat 186,649 bushels produced, Indian corn 167,870, buckwheat 4,264, barley 11,898, oats 190,037; potatoes 147,063; 36 stores, cap. $142,500 ; 4 distilleries, 1 brewery, 4 flouring m., 3 grist m., 25 saw m., 3 printing offices, 3 daily newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $153,352. 3 acad. 246 students, 37 sch. 1,365 scholars. Pop. 13,130.

Jackson, County, Indiana. Situated toward the s. part of the state, and contains about 500 square miles. Organized in 1815. Drained by Muscatatack r., Driftwood or e. fork of White r., and White and Salt creeks. The surface is rolling ; soil, fertile. Capital, Brownstown. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,699, sheep 8,835, swine 23,005 ; wheat 38,945 bush, prod., rye 2,544, Ind. corn 336,498, oats 72,212, potatoes 12,033, tobacco 22,986 pounds, sugar 28,678; 30 stores, cap. $34,310; 7 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 1 pottery, 2 flouring m., 13 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $23,180. 27 sch. 736 scholars. Pop. 8,961.

Jackson, County, Ill
. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 576 sq. ms. Organized in 1816. Mississippi r. runs on its w. border. Watered by Muddy r. and its tributaries. Salt a found on this river, near Brownsville. It is generally timbered, with some prairies to the v. e. Capital, Brownsville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,283, sheep 2,864, swine 15,490 ; wheat 18,530 bushels produced, Ind. corn 165,350, oats 39,426, potatoes 12,644, tobacco 8,230 pounds, cotton 11,167, sugar 2,271; 6 stores, capital 58,900 ; 1 tannery, 3 distilleries, 6 grist m., 3 saw n. Pop. 3,566.

Jackson, County, Iowa. Situated toward the N. E. part of the ter., and contains 628 sq. miles. The Mississippi runs on its e. border. Drained by Macoquetais r. and its branches. It has great mineral riches, containing iron ore, copper, tin, zinc, gypsum, and porcelain clay. The soil is fertile, and it is well supplied with pure water. Capital, Bellevue. There were in 1840, neat cattle 1,612, sheep 248, swine 4,676; wheat 6,199 bushels produced, Ind. corn 42,519, oats,495, potatoes 20,098 ; 6 stores, cap. $9,560; 2 lumber yards, cap. $15,250 ; 3 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,000. Pop. 1,411.

Jackson, County, Mo. Situated in the w. part of the state, and contains 525 sq. ms. Missouri r. forms its n. boundary. Drained by Big and Little Blue rivers, and Fire Prairie cr. The surface undulating; soil, fertile. Capital, Independence. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,896, sheep 10,032, swine 37,953; wheat 5,336 bush, produced, rye 1,649, Indian corn 556,190, oats 50,261, potatoes 22,410, tobacco 11,350 pounds ; 24 stores, cap. $253,200 ; 2 tanneries, 14 distilleries, 3 flouring m., 17 grist m., 19 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $120,133. 14 sch. 613 scholars. Pop. whites 6,245, slaves 1,361, free col'd6 ; total, 7,612.

Jackson, County, Ark. Situated toward the n. e. part of the state, and contains 800 sq. ms. Big Black r. runs on its w. border. Drained by Cache r. Capital, Elizabeth. There were in 1840, neat cattle 2,681, sheep 400, swine 6,312; wheat 1,754 bushels produced, Indian corn 91,098, oats 3,011, potatoes 9,800, tobacco 3,664 pounds, cotton 11,760; 3 stores, cap. $37,000; 1 cotton fac. 6 sp., 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 5 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $29,472. Pop. whites 1,258, slaves 276 ; free col'd 6 ; total, 1,540.

Jackson, p-t., Waldo co., Me., 47 n. e. Augusta, 642 W. The soil is fertile, producing good wheat. Drained by branches of Marsh r. Incorporated in 1818. It has 8 sch. 261 scholars. Pop. 653.

Jackson, p-t., Coos co., N. H., 79 n. by e. Concord, 565 W. It is situated on the e. side of the White Mountains, having an uneven surface and a productive soil. Drained by branches of Ellis's r. Incorporated in 1800. It has 1 store, cap. $3,000; 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,325. 7 sch. 195 scholars. Pop. 584.

Jackson, p-t., Washington co., N. Y., 40 n. e. Albany, 410 W. The surface is diversified; soil, clay and sandy loam, and moderately fertile. It has 1 store, cap. $5,000; 1 acad. 18 students. Pop. 1,730.

Jackson, t., Northumberland co., Pa. It has 3 stores, cap. $9,000; 2 tanneries, 1 pottery, 5 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,375. 4 sch. 135 scholars. Pop. 1,584.

Jackson, p-t., Susquehanna co., Pa., 181 n. e. Harrisburg, 235 W. The surface is hilly; soil, clay and gravel. Drained by Lackawannock and Tunkhannock creeks. It has 1 store, cap. $1,500 ; 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,155. 8 sch. 230 scholars. Pop. 754.

Jackson, t., Dauphin co., Pa. It has Peters' mountain on the s., and Berry's on the n., with intervening hills and valleys. Drained by Powell's and Armstrong's creeks, which flow into the Susquehanna r. Soil on the hills, gravel; sandy loam in the valleys. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,800 ; 2 distilleries, 5 grist m., 11 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $375. 8 sch. 261 scholars. Pop. 1,164.

Jackson, t., Lycoming co., Pa. It has 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,400. 4 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 336.

Jackson, t., Columbia co., Pa. Drained by branches of Fishing cr. It has 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 265.

Jackson, t., Greene co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,700; 1 tannery, 1 distillery. Cap. in manufac. $750. 4 sch. 76 scholars. Pop. 1,020.

Jackson, t., Lebanon co., Pa., 7 e. Lebanon. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam. Drained by Tulpehocken cr. and Swatara cr. Union canal crosses it from w. to e. It has 4 stores, cap. $16,500; 2 lumber yards, cap. $5,000; 2 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 3 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $17,238. 1 acad. 42 students, 2 sch. Ill scholars. Pop. 2,508.

Jackson, t., Tioga co., Pa. The surface is hilly; soil, gravel and loam. Drained by Seely's and Mill creeks. It has 4 stores, cap. $1,400; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 26 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $26,900. 6 sch. 326 scholars. Pop. 1,123.


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Jackson, t., Cambria co., Pa. The surface is rolling; soil, clay and calcareous loam. It has 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,700. 5 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 623.

Jackson, p-v., Lick t., capital of Jackson co., O., 28 s. E. Chilicothe, 63 s. s. e. Columbus, 377 W. Organized in 1817. It contains a brick court house, jail, 6 stores, 2 tanneries, 1 carding machine, and about 50 dwellings. The post-office is called Jackson C. H.

Jackson, t., Montgomery co., O. It has 8 sch. 444 scholars. Pop. 1,633.

Jackson, t, Wayne co., O. Pop. 16.

Jackson, t., Muskingum co., O. It has 4 sch. 260 scholars. Pop. 960.

Jackson, t., Union co., O. It has 2 sch. 65 scholars. Pop. 352.

Jackson, t., Starke co., O. It has 3 sch. 39 scholars. Pop. 1,517.

Jackson, t., Wood co., O. Pop. 25.

Jackson, t., Trumbull co., O. It has 9 sch. 400 scholars. Pop. 1,124.

Jackson, t., Allen co., O. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 569.

Jackson, t., Shelby co., O. Pop. 478.

Jackson, t., Brown co., O. It has 2 sch. 110 scholars. Pop. 1,253.

Jackson, t., Champaign co., O. The soil is fertile, and well cultivated. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,500; 1 tannery, 5 saw m., 8 sch. 93 scholars. Pop. 1,431.

Jackson, t., Clermont co., O. It has 1 sch. 18 scholars. Pop. 833.

Jackson, t., Seneca co., O. It has cap. in manufac. $90. 4 sch. 98 scholars. Pop. 5y6.

Jackson, t., Coshocton co., O. Situated on the w. side of Muskingum r. It has 1 store, cap. $2,000; 1 sch. 35 scholars. Pop. 1,896.

Jackson, t., Crawford co., O. It has 6 sch. 236 scholars. Pop. 654.

Jackson, t., Franklin co., O. Situated on the w. side of Scioto r. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 784.

Jackson, t., Darke co., O. Pop. 303. Jackson, t., Guernsey co., O. Pop. 1,153. Jackson, t., Hancock co., O. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,200. 6 sch. 198 scholars. Pop. 630.

Jackson, t., Hardin co., O. It has 1 sch. 47 scholars. Pop. 260.

Jackson, t., Highland co., O. It has 9 sch. 477 scholars. Pop. 2,352.

Jackson, t., Hocking co., O. It has 1 sch. 22 scholars. Pop. 472.

Jackson, t., Jackson co., O. It has 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $650. Pop. 297. Jackson, t., Knox co., O. Watered by Wakatomica cr. It has 6 sch. 234 scholars. Pop. 994. Jackson, t., Morgan co., O. It has 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,000. 7 sch. 200 scholars. Pop. 920.

Jackson, t., Perry co., O. It has 9 sch. 250 scholars. Pop. 1,700.

Jackson, t., Pickaway co., O. It has 1 flouring m., 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,800. 5 sch. 135 scholars. Pop. 993.

Jackson, t., Pike co., O. It has 4 stores, cap. $6,009; 1 flouring m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $980. Pop. 1,094.

Jackson, L, Brown co., Ia. It has 1 sch. 24 scholars. Pop.

Jackson, t., Clay co., Ia. It has 2 distilleries, 3 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $2,125. 2 sch. 82 scholars. Pop 918.

Jackson, t., Dearborn co., Ia. It has 3 stores, cap. $3,300 ; 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac $1,600. 5 sch. 150 scholars. Pop. 1,007.

Jackson, t., Fayette co., Ia. It has 1 sch. 27 scholars. Pop. 1,185.

Jackson, t., Fountain co., Ia. Pop. 960.

Jackson, t., Hancock co., Ia. It has 4 stores, cap. $4,200. Cap. in manufac. $100. 3 sch. 51 scholars. Pop. 1,142.

Jackson, t., Orange co., Ia. It has 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 529.

Jackson, t., Owen co., Ia. It has 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 594.

Jackson, t., Putnam co., Ia. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 1 flouring m., 2 grist m., 2 saw ra., 1 oil m., 2 sch. 45 scholars. Pop. 923.

Jackson, t., Randolph co., Ia. It has 1 store, cap. $1,800; 1 tannery, 1 grist m. Pop. 591.

Jackson, t., Ripley co., Ia. It has 1 sch. 24 scholars. Pop. 4,936.

Jackson, t., Rush co., Ia. It has 3 sch. 77 scholars. Pop. 914.

Jackson, t., Shelby co., Ia. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 1,511.

Jackson, t., Steuben co., Ia. It has 3 sch. 111 scholars. Pop. 397.

Jackson, t., Tippecanoe co., Ia. It has 2 sch. 55 scholars. Pop. 451.

Jackson, t., Washington co., Ia. It has 9 stores, cap. $11,000; 3 tanneries, 1 flouring ni., 6 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $15,000. 5 sch. 111 scholars. Pop. 2,463.

Jackson, t., Wayne co., Ia. It has 2 acad. 110 students, 3 sch. 367 scholars. Pop. 3,403.

Jackson, p-t., capital Jackson co., Mich., 79 w. Detroit, 549 W. The v. is situated on the e. bank of Grand r., which affords water power. It contains a court house, jail, the state penitentiary, 1 church, 5 stores, a branch of the University, 2 saw m., 1 flouring m., 1 furnace, and a tannery. There are in the t. 23 stores, cap. $90,200; 1 distillery, 1 brewery, 3 printing offices, 3 daily news-papers, 1 flouring m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $42,700. 4 acad. 85 students, 9 sch. 338 scholars. Pop. 2,773.

Jackson, p-o., Louisa co., Va., 41 n. w. Rich-mond, 97 W.

Jackson, p-v., Northampton co., N. C, 108 k E. Raleigh, 211 W.

Jackson, p-v., capital of Butts co., Ga., 67 w. Milledgeville, 664 W. Situated a few miles w. of the Oconee r. It has a court house, jail, an academy, 1 Methodist and 1 Presbyterian church, and 9 stores.

Jackson, p-v., Clark co., Ala., 159 s. Tuscaloosa, 959 W.

Jackson, p-v., Elkhart co., Ia., 146 n. Indianapolis, 610 W.

Jackson, p-v., capital of Hinds co. and of the state of Mississippi, 1,010 miles s. w. Washington, D. C. It is situated on the w. bank of Pearl r., which is navigable for boats to this place. Ii is built on a level spot, is half a mile square, regularly laid out, and a quarter of a mile from Pear r. It contains an elegant state house, which cos $690,00J, a governor's house, a penitentiary, f large and well-finished building, a United State land office, 2 churches, 1 Baptist and 1 Methodist, a bank 3 printing offices, issuing newspapers, a steam saw mill, 3 schools, 30 stores, and 2,100 inhabitants. A railroad 45 miles long connects Jackson with Vicksburg, and is continued east 14 miles to Brandon.

Jackson, p-v., East Feliciana par., La., 124 n. w. New Orleans, 1,142 W. Situated on the e. side of Thompson's cr. It contains Louisiana College, founded in 1825, has a president and 9 professors or other instructors, 18 alumni, 100 students, and 1,850 vols, in its libraries. The commencement is on the first Wednesday in June. It has 3 acad. 223 students, 2 sch. 39 scholars. Pop. 932.

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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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