Locust Post, KY to Loudon Ridge, NH
Locust Post, p-o., Union co., Ky., 231 w. s. w. Frankfort, 756
Locust Shade, p-o., Overton co., Tenn., 104 E. Nashville, 617 W.
Locust Tree, p-o., Niagara co., N. Y., 281 w. by n. Albany, 399
Locustville, p-o., Accomack co., Va.
Lodi, p-t., Seneca co., N. Y., 185 w. Albany, 318 W. The surface
is rolling; soil, clay loam. Seneca Lake bounds it on the w.,
into which some of its streams flow; others flow e. into Cayuga
Lake. The v. is elevated, and contains 1 church, 4 stores, 50
dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. There are in the t. 6
stores, cap. $23,500; 3 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 1
flouring m., 5 grist m., 8 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac.
$39,200. 15 sch. 670 scholars. Pop. 2,236.
Lodi, v., Cattaraugus co., N. Y. (See Persia.)
Lodi. t., Bergen co., N. J., 5 s. w. Hackensack. The surface is
level. Hackensack r. runs on its e. and s. e. border; Passaic r.
on its w. and s. w. border. Along the Passaic are many handsome
country seats. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 1 dyeing and
printing establishment, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$70,000. 2 sch. 52 scholars. Pop. 687.
Lodi, p-v., Harrisville t., Medina co., O., 114 n. e. Columbus,
359 W. It contains 2 stores, 1 flouring m., 15 dwellings, and
about 100 inhabitants.
Lodi, t., Athens co. O. Situated on Shade r. It has 1 grist m.,
1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,100. 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 754.
Lodi, p-t., Washtenaw co., Mich., 43 w. Detroit, 520 W. The soil
is fertile, adapted to grain. Pop. 1,077.
Lodi, p-v., Abbeville dist., S. C, 74 w. Columbia, 520 W.
Lodi, p-o., Coweta co., Ga., 114 w. by n. Milledgeville, 718 W.
Lodi, p-v., Jackson co., Tenn., 99 e. n. e. Nashville, 638 W.
Lofton's Store, p-o., Butts co., Ga., 50 w. Milledgeville, 658
Logan, County, Va. Situated in the western part
of the state, and contains 2,930 sq. ms. The surface is uneven
and broken. Drained by Guyandotte and Coal rs. Capital, Logan.
There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,431, sheep 2,454, swine
10,300; wheat 7,138 bush, produced, Ind. corn 870,930, oats
28,404, potatoes 10,852, tobacco 9,263 pounds, sugar 5,946; 5
stores, capital $28,000; 7 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 5 flouring
m., 52 grist m., 4 saw m., 19 sch. 370 scholars. Pop. whites
4,159, slaves 150; total, 4,309.
Logan, County, Ky. Situated in the s. toward
the w. part of the state, and contains 600 sq. ms. The surface
is a table land. Watered by tributaries of Green and Cumberland
rivers. Capital, Russelville. There were in 1840, neat cattle.
3,019, sheep 4,824, swine 11,878; wheat 40,375 bush, produced,
rye 1,197, Ind. corn 205,440, oats 65,510, potatoes 4,438,
tobacco 393,597 pounds, cotton 24,597; 8 stores, cap. $32,800; 2
woolen fac, 13 cotton fac. 180 sp., 1 tannery, 6 distilleries, 2
potteries, 4 flouring m., 11 grist m., 7 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap.
in manufac. $27,435. 4 acad. 146 students, 15 sch. 389 scholars.
Pop. whites 8,479, slaves 4,826, free col'd 310; total, 13,615.
Logan, County, O. Situated a little n. e. of
the centre of the state, and contains 425 sq. ms. Watered by
Miami r. and its branches. The surface is pretty level; soil,
fertile. Organized in 1818. Capital, Bellefontaine. There were
in 1840, neat cattle 6,379, sheep 7,538, swine 9,353; wheat
34,154 bush, produced, rye 2,466, Ind. corn 252,235, buckwheat
1,544, oats 70,135, potatoes 9,983, sugar 24,305 pounds; 17
stores, capital $28,700; 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 1 pottery, 2
flouring m., 11 grist m., 13 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly
newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $27,300. 59 sch. 1,806 scholars.
Logan, County, Ill. Situated near the center of
the state, and contains 529 sq. ms. Drained by Sugar cr. and
other branches of Sangamon r. Capital, Postville. There were in
1840, neat cattle 5,272, sheep 3,661, swine 16,604; wheat 12,429
bush, produced, Indian corn 231,490, oats 22,239, potatoes
6,920; 5 stores, cap. $13,200; 6 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $5,900. 7 sch. 150 scholars. Pop. 2,333.
Logan, t., Clinton co., Pa., 20 n. e. Bellefontaine. The surface
is mountainous; soil, in the valleys, calcareous loam. Drained
by Big Fishing cr. It has 2 stores, cap. $9,000; 1 tannery, 4
saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,750. 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 1,187.
Logan, p-o., Hector t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 181 w. Albany, 314
Logan, p-v., Falls t., capital of Hocking co., O., 47 s. e.
Columbus, 365 W. Situated on the n. bank of Hockhocking r., 1
mile below the great falls, and contains a court house, jail, 3
stores, 1 flouring m., 1 carding machine, and 1 tannery.
Logan, p-t., Dearborn co., Ia., 87 s. e. Indianapolis, 528 W. It
has 6 stores, cap. $14,400; 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 1
distillery, 2 flouring m., 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$26,800. 5 sch. 140 scholars. Pop. 1,398.
Logan, p-v., Carter co., Ky., 15 s. Catlettsburg.
Logan, C. H., p-v., and capital of Logan co., Va., 351 w.
Richmond, 338 W. Situated on the e. side of Guyandotte river. It
contains a court house, and several stores and dwellings.
Logan, t., Wayne co., Mo. It has 5 sch. 60 scholars. Pop. 605.
Logan's Mills, p-o., Clinton co., Pa.
Logansport, p-v., capital of Cass co., Ia., 72 n. Indianapolis,
610 W. Situated on Wabash r., at the junction of Eel r., at the
head of steamboat navigation on the Wabash, and at the junction
of the Wabash and Erie canal. It contains a court house, jail, 6
churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Catholic, 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist, 2
Presbyterian, 1 academy, 12 stores, 400 dwellings, and 1,500
inhabitants. There are 2 fine bridges here, 1 crossing the
Wabash, and the other across Eel r.
Loganville, p-v., York co., Pa., 31 s. Harrisburg, 83 W.
Loganville, p-v., Miami t., Logan co., O., 73 n. w. Columbus,
465 W. Situated on the e. bank of Miami r., and contains 1 store
and about 20 dwellings.
Loggy Bayou, p-o., Natchitoches par., La.
Lombardy, p-o., Columbia co., Ga., 66 e. n. e. Milledgeville.
Lombardy Grove, p-o., Mecklenburg co., Va., 97 s. w. Richmond,
Lonaconing, p-o., Alleghany co., Md., 184 n. w. by w. Annapolis,
London, p-v., Union t., capital of Madison co., O., 27 w. by s.
Columbus, 420 W. It contains a brick court house, a jail, county
offices, several stores, about 80 dwellings, and 500
London, p-v., capital of Laurel co., Ky., 94 s. w. Frankfort,
544 W. Situated on a branch of Laurel r., a tributary of
Cumberland r., and contains a court house and several dwellings.
London, p-t., Monroe co., Mich., 45 s. w. Detroit, 502 W. The
soil is fertile, adapted to grain. It has 1 tannery, 1 grist m.,
2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,000. 4 sch. 78 scholars. Pop. 425.
London Bridge, p-v., Princess Ann co., Va., 124 s. E. Richmond,
London Britain, t., Chester co., Pa., 35 s. w. Philadelphia. The
surface is gently uneven; soil, sandy loam. Watered by White
Clay cr., which affords water power. It has 2 stores, cap.
$1,800; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,700.
2 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 641.
Londonderry, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 34 s. s. e. Concord,
454 W. The soil is fertile. Watered by Beaver r., issuing from
ponds in the t., and flowing into Merrimac r., which touches its
n. w. corner. It has an academy, with a fund of $14,000.
Originally settled from the n. of Ireland, in 1719. It has 3
stores, cap. $5,300; 6 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$6,300. H sch. 527 scholars. Pop. 1,556.
Londonderry, p-t., Windham co., Vt., 96 s. Montpelier, 444 W.
Watered by West r., Winhall r., and Utly brook, which afford
water power. It contains a Congregationalist and a Baptist
church. Chartered in 1730. It has 3 stores, cap. $8,535; 2
tanneries, 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,030. 13 sch.
409 scholars. Pop. 1,216.
Londonderry, t., Chester co., Pa., 35 s. w. Philadelphia. The
surface is level; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Doe run, a
tributary of the Brandywine, and by the sources of Elk and White
Clay crs. It has 2 churches. There are in the t. 1 store, cap.
$2,000; 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,025. 4 sch. 98
scholars. Pop. 608.
Londonderry, t., Bedford co., Pa. The surface is mountainous;
soil, slate. Drained by Will's cr., which flows into the
Potomac. It has 1 store, cap. $3,500; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1
distillery, 1 pottery, 1 printing office, 1 weekly paper, 1 saw
m. Cap. in manufac. $3,150. 1 acad. 26 students, 1 sch. 38
scholars. Pop. 809.
Londonderry, t., Dauphin co., Pa., 14 s. E. Harrisburg. The
surface is moderately hilly; soil, calcareous loam and gravel.
Drained by Spring cr., which affords water power, and by
Conewago cr. It contains a Lutheran church. It has 2 stores,
cap. $8,000; 1 fulling m., 7 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$10,125. 1 sch. 14 scholars. Pop. 1,990.
Londonderry, t., Lebanon co., Pa., 8 s. w. Lebanon. The surface
is hilly on the n. and s., level in the middle; soil, calcareous
loam and gravel. Swatara creek runs on its N. boundary Watered
by Conewago cr., Quitapahilla cr., and Klinger's run. It has 6
stores, cap. $16,100; 1 furnace, 3 tanneries, 1 grist m., 1 saw
m. Cap. in manufac. $9,225. 5 sch. 145 scholars. Pop. 1,762.
Londonderry, p-t., Guernsey co., O., 95 e. Columbus, 303 W.
Named from Londonderry, in Ireland, whence some of its
inhabitants originally came. It has 7 sch. 164 scholars. Pop.
London Grove, p-t., Chester co., Pa., 34 s. w. Philadelphia, 71
E. by s. Harrisburg, 105 W. The surface is rolling; soil,
calcareous loam. Drained by White Clay cr. and its branches. It
has 4 stores, cap. $29,000; 1 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 336 sp.,
3 tanneries, 1 pottery, 4 flouring m., 4 saw m., 16 oil m. Cap.
in manufac. $23,295. 3 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 1,246.
Lone Jack, p-o., Jackson co., Mo., 128 w. by N. Jefferson City,
Lonesome House, p-o., Floyd co., Ga., 173 n. w. Milledgeville,
Long-A-Coming, p-v., Gloucester and Waterford t., Gloucester
co., N. J., 44 s. s. w. Trenton, 154 W. It contains a Methodist
church, 2 stores, and about 30 dwellings.
Long Bottom, p-o., Olive t., Meigs co., O 105 s. e. Columbus,
Long Branch, p-v., Shrewsbury t., Monmouth co., N. J., 30 s. New
York, 50 e. Trenton, 216 W. Situated on a long peninsular beach
on the Atlantic, and is much frequented for sea air and bathing.
It has several fine boarding houses, 20 rods from the shore,
with beautiful lawns before them. Fine opportunities are here
enjoyed for fishing and gunning, and it has generally much
fashionable company in the summer season.
Long Branch, p-o., Franklin co., Va., 209 w by s. Richmond, 286
Long Branch, p-o., Monroe co., Mo., 62 n. Jefferson City, 937 W.
Long Cane, p-o., Troup co., Ga., 131 w. Milledgeville, 749 W.
Long Creek, p-o., Louisa co., Va., 45 n. w. Richmond, 94 W.
Long Creek, p-o., New Hanover co., N. C, 139 s. s. e. Raleigh,
Long Creek, p-o., Jefferson co., Tenn., 220 e. Nashville, 476 W.
Long Creek Shoals, p-v., Lincoln co., N. C, 185 w. by s.
Raleigh, 422 W.
Long Falls Creek, p-o., Davies co., Ky., 181 w. s. w. Frankfort,
Long Glade, p-o., Augusta co., Va., 123 1 w. Richmond, 163 W.
Long Green Academy, p-o., Baltimore co., Md., 52 n. Annapolis,
Long Hill, p-o., Morris co., N. J., 51 n. Trenton, 221 W.
Long Island, N. Y. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and
contains 1,500 sq. ms., lying between the Atlantic, on the s.,
and Long Island sound, on the n. It contains 3 counties, Kings,
on the w. end, Queens, in the middle, and Suffolk, on the e. end
of the island. A chain of hills runs from w. to e., on the n. of
which the surface is somewhat hilly and broken; on the s. it is
level. The n. shore is somewhat bold; on the s. it is a beach of
sand and gravel, enclosing bays, with various inlets, admitting
vessels of 60 or 70 tons, and abounding with fine shell and
other fish. At the e. end is Gardiner's bay and island, and
Montauk point, a bold promontory, on which is a lighthouse. The
n. shore has several lighthouses.
Long Island Sound, a large body of water extending the entire
length of Long Island, and separates it from Ct. It communicates
with the Atlantic on the e. by a rapid strait, and w by East r.
and New York Bay. Its breadth is from 2 to 20 ms., and its
Long Lake, t., Hamilton co., N. Y., 35 n. Lake Pleasant. It is a
large t., with a rough and uneven surface, not generally
fertile, abounding with lakes and streams, and mostly a
wilderness. It has 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $450. 1 sch. 19
scholars. Pop. 59.
Long Level, p-o., Cabell co., Va., 340 w. by n. Richmond, 377 W.
Long Lick, p-o., Scott co., Ky., 29 n. e. Frankfort, 510 W.
Long Marsh, p-o., Queen Anne co., Md., 46 e. Annapolis, 56 W.
Long Meadow, p-t., Hampden co., Mass., 95 w. s. w. Boston, 35J
W. The surface is level on the w., and the soil generally
fertile. Connecticut r. runs on its w. boundary. The v. is built
on one wide and level street, parallel to the r., and 1 mile
from it, and contains a Congregational church. There are in the
e. part of the t. another Congregational and a Baptist church.
The t has 3 stores, cap. $3,500; 3 tanneries, 1 grist m., 3 saw
m. Cap. in manufac. $6,350. 7 sch. 291 scholars. Pop. 1,270.
Long Meadow, p-o., Page co., Va., 130 n. w. Richmond, 103 W.
Longmire, p-o., Washington co., Tenn.. 297 e. Nashville, 426 W.
Longmire's Store, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C, 74 w. Columbia,
Long Old Fields, p-o., Prince George co., Md., 31 w. Annapolis,
Long Plain, p-o., Bristol co., Mass., 50 s. Boston, 437 W.
Long Run, p-o., Jefferson co., Ky., 36 w. Frankfort, 578 W.
Long Savannah, p-o., Hamilton co., Tenn., 139 s. e. Nashville,
Long's Bridge, p-o., Hancock co., Ga., 36 n. B. Milledgeville,
Long's Mills, p-o., Randolph co., N. C, 62 w. Raleigh, 313 W.
Long Street, p-o., Moore co., N. C, 43 s. w. Raleigh, 331 W.
Long Street, p-o., Lancaster dist., S. C, 68 N. N. w. Columbia,
Long Swamp, p-t., Berks co., Pa., 72 E. by n. Harrisburg, 165 W.
The surface is hilly; soil, calcareous loam and gravel. Watered
by Little Lehigh r. The v. contains 1 church, common to
Lutherans and Presbyterians, and 1 store. There are in the t. 2
stores, cap. $3,400; 1 furnace, 1 forge, 2 tanneries, 3
distilleries, 2 powder m., 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Capital in
manufac. $13,400. Pop. 1,836.
Long View, p-o., Morgan co., Tenn.
Longwood, p-o., Albemarle co., Va., 97 w. n. w. Richmond, 133 W.
It has several dwellings, and 35 inhabitants.
Longwood, p-o., Union co., Ky., 226 w. s. w. Frankfort, 753 W.
Longwood, p-o., Pettis co., Mo., 94 w. Jefferson City, 1,010 W.
Longwood, p-o., Fayette co., Ia.
Longsdale, p-o., Providence co., R. I., 10 w. Providence, 410 W.
Lookout Valley, p-o., Hamilton co., Tenn., 135 s. e. Nashville,
Look's Corners, p-o., Lapeer co., Mich., 48 N. Detroit, 573 W.
Lorain, County, O. Situated in the n. part of
the state, and contains 550 sq. ms. Watered by the 2 branches of
Black r., and by Beaver creek, which afford water power. The
soil is fertile, adapted to grain and to grass. Organized in
1824. Capital, Elyria. There were in 1840, neat cattle 20,931,
sheep 19,377, swine 18,641; wheat 134,474 bush, produced, rye
3,792, Indian corn 243,034, buckwheat 3,869, oats 80,291,
potatoes 109,577, sugar 323,644 pounds; 1 commission house, cap.
$50,000; 28 stores, cap. $102,250; 4 lumber yards, cap. $58,000:
1 furnace, 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 8 tanneries, 1
distillery, 1 flouring m., 14 grist m., 54 saw m., 3 printing
offices, 1 bindery, 3 weekly and 1 semiweekly newspapers. Cap.
in (manufac. $105,060. 1 college, 498 students, 2 acad. 135
students, 97 sch. 3,123 scholars. Pop. 18,467.
Lorain, t., Shelby co., O. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,550; 2 saw
m. Cap. in manufac. $1,250. 2 sch. 55 scholars. Pop. 904.
Lorain, p-o., Iroquois co., Ill., 205 n. e. Springfield, 707 W.
Loraine, p-t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 15 s. Watertown, 157 n. w.
Albany, 403 W. The surface is hilly; soil, clay and sandy loam.
Drained by Sandy cr. and its tributaries. It has 2 stores, cap.
$6,000; 1 tannery, 2 flouring m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$9,500. 8 sch. 265 scholars. Pop. 1,699.
Lorance, t., Cape Girardeau co., Mo. Pop. 1,543.
Lorentz's Store, Lewis co., Va., 292 N. w. by w. Richmond, 260
Loretto, p-v., Alleghany t., Cambria co., Pa. 145 w. by n.
Harrisburg, 188 W. Situated on Alleghany mountain, and contains
1 store, 15 or 20 dwellings, and about 100 inhabitants.
Loretto, p-o., Washington co., Ky., 67 N. w. Frankfort, 593 W.
Loretto, p-o., Essex co., Va., 62 n. e. Richmond, 90 W.
Loss Creek, p-o., Crawford co., O., 70 n. Columbus, 414 W.
Lost Creek, p-o., Harrison co., Va., 269 n. w. Richmond, 237 W.
Lost Creek, p-o., Campbell co., Tenn., 201 e. by n. Nashville,
Lost Creek, p-t., Miami co., O., 63 w. Columbus, 457 W. It has 1
grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $21,000. 5 sch. 261
scholars. Pop. 1,306.
Lost Creek, p-o., Lincoln co., Mo., 102 n. e. Jefferson City,
Lost River, p-o., Hardy co., Va., 173 n. w. Richmond, 123 W.
Lotts, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C, 47 w. Columbia, 545 W.
Lottsburg, p-o., Northumberland co., Va., 93 E. n. e. Richmond,
Lottsville, p-v., Warren co., Pa., 233 n. w. Harrisburg, 325 W.
Situated on the w. bank of Little Broken Straw cr. It contains a
store, some mills, and several dwellings.
Loudon, County, Va. Situated in the n. e. part
of the state, and contains 460 sq. ms. It has several ridges of
mountains, with intervening valleys. Watered by Kittoctan and
Goose crs., and their tributaries, which afford good water
powder. The Potomac r. runs on its n. e. border. The soil is
various, from a rich alluvion to an unproductive clay, some of
it well, and some poorly cultivated. Capital, Leesburg. There
were in 1840, neat cattle 25,620, sheep 31,503, swine 33,841;
wheat 573,460 bush, produced, rye 81,517, Ind. corn 891,695,
buckwheat 6,845, barley 1,472, oats 224,706, potatoes 53,247,
tobacco 1,725 pounds; 79 stores, cap. $274,570; 4 fulling m., 2
woolen fac, 11 tanneries, 5 distilleries, 55 flouring m., 69
grist m., 31 saw m., 2 printing offices. Cap. in manufac.
$196,282. 6 acad. 266 students, 33 sch. 1,003 scholars. Pop.
whites 13,840, slaves 5,273, free colored 1,318; total, 20,431.
Loudon, p-t., Merrimac co., N. H., 8 n. n. e. Concord, 489 W.
Watered by Soucook River, which affords water power. Chartered
in 1773. The land on the streams is fertile. It has 3 stores,
capital $4,400; 1 woolen fac, 3 tanneries, 1 pottery, 3 grist
m., 8 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac $6,190. 10 sch. 495
scholars. Pop. 1,640.
Loudon, p-b., Peters t., Franklin co., Pa., 59 w. s. w.
Harrisburg, 103 W. Situated on the w. side of the w. branch of
Loudon, p-t., Seneca co., O., 83 n. Columbus, 433 W. It has 2
stores, cap. $2,300; 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $873.
3sch.94schol's. Pop. 763.
Loudon, t., Carroll co., O. Pop. 966.
Loudon, t., Monroe co., Mich. It has 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 2
saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,000. 4 sch. 78 scholars. Pop. 425.
Loudon Centre, p-o., Loudon t., Merrimac co., N. H., 14 n. N. E.
Concord, 495 W.
Loudon Ridge, p-o., Loudon t., Merrimac co,, N. H., 15 n. n. e.
Concord, 596 W.
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