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Loudonville, p-v., Hanover t., Richland co., O., 73 n. n. e. Columbus, 363 W. Situated on the Black fork of Mohiccan cr., and contains 4 stores, and about 150 inhabitants.

Loudsville, p-v., Habersham co., Ga., 159 n. Milledgeville, 615 W. Situated near the source of Chestatee r., in the gold region.

Louisa, County, Va. Situated centrally in the E. part of the state, and contains 570 sq. miles. Watered by North and South Anna rs. and their branches. Capital, Louisa C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,726, sheep 12,711, swine 20,133; wheat 220,748 bush, produced, rye 899, buckwheat 43, oats 158,131, potatoes 15,325, tobacco 2,430,764 pounds, cotton 19,129; value of gold produced, $3,000; 30 stores, cap. $111,152; 11 tanneries, 3 flouring m., 25 grist m., 16 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $69,610. 39 sch. 591 scholars. Pop. whites 6,047, slaves 9,010, free colored 376; total, 15,433.

Louisa, County, Iowa. Situated toward the s. e. part of the ter., and contains 442 sq. ms. Mississippi r. runs on its e. border. Drained by Iowa r. and its tributaries, which afford water power. The soil is very fertile, particularly on the rivers. Capital, Wappello. There were in 1840, neat cattle 2,060, sheep 620, swine 6,813; wheat 10,553 bush, produced, Ind. corn 82,625, oats 15,725, potatoes 6,135; 3 saw m. Pop. 1,927.

Louisa, p-v., capital of Lawrence co., Ky., 158 e. Frankfort, 436 W. Situated on the w. side of Big Sandy River, and contains a court house and several dwellings.

Louisa, C. H., p-v., capital of Louisa co., Va., 60 n. w. Richmond, 103 W. It contains a court house, and a few dwellings.

Louisburg, p-v., capital of Franklin co, N. C, 36 n. e. Raleigh, 262 W. Situated on n. side of Tar r. It contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, 10 stores, and about 500 inhabitants.

State of Louisiana

Louisiana, p-v., Pike co., Mo., 83 n. e. Jefferson City, 868 W. Situated on the w. bank of Mississippi r., 2 ms. below the entrance of Salt r.

Louisville, p-t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 253 n. n. w. Albany, 523 W. The surface is undulating; soil, a fertile calcareous loam. Watered by Grass r., and the St. Lawrence r., which bounds it on the n. w. Several islands in the St. Lawrence belong to it. It has 2 stores, cap. $12,000; 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $15,000. 11 sch. 391 scholars. Pop. 1,693.

Louisville, p-v., Westmoreland co., Va., 6 N. E. Richmond, 111 W.

Louisville, p-v., capital of Jefferson co., Ga 53 e. Milledgeville, 634 W. Situated on Rock Comfort cr., just above its entrance into the Ogechee r. It contains a court house, jail, a church an academy, 9 stores, and 27 dwellings. The state legislature met here from 1835 to 1837; and here the famous Yazoo Acts were hurried by sunglass, Feb. 13th, 1796. The state house has been converted into a court house.

Louisville, p-v., Barbour co., Ala., 187 s. e. , Tuscaloosa 836 W. It contains a few dwellings.

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Louisville, p-v., capital of Winston co., Miss., 92 n. e. Jackson, 918 W. Situated on the head waters of Pearl r. It contains 2 churches, a court house, 2 academies, and 175 inhabitants.

Louisville, p.v., Blount co., Tenn., 153 e. by s. Nashville, 436 W. Situated on the s. e. side f Tennessee r.

Louisville, city, port of entry, and capital of Jefferson co., Ky., 54 w. Frankfort, 596 W. Skated on the s. side of Ohio r., at the head of the rapids, 38° 8' N. lat., and 85° 26' w. Ion., 120 ms. below Cincinnati. Pop. in 1783, 30; in 1800, 600; 1 1810, 1,357; in 1820, 4,012; in 1830, 10,336; in 340, 21,210. The Ohio r. is here 1 mile and 25 rods wide, and the ground rises by a gentle slope from the water's edge to an elevation of 70 feet, here is a beautiful plain. Bear-grass cr. enters its n. part, and forms a good harbor. Incorporated as a city in 1828. It is regularly laid out, ith 8 broad and straight streets, parallel with the r., crossed by 18 others at right angles, making the city 3 miles long, and about 1 mile wide, is generally built of brick, with many large ores and warehouses, and many fine dwellings, contains a court house, jail, 2 market houses, museum, a marine hospital, an asylum, and several other humane and benevolent institutions, 4 banks, including a bank for savings, 12 churches 4 Presbyterian, 3 Methodist, 2 Baptist, 1 Episcopal, 1 Roman Catholic, and 1 African and several other places of worship, 375 stores and groceries, several printing offices, issuing 3 daily newspapers, about 2,500 dwellings. It has convenient landings, and many steamboats are continually in port, or arriving and departing. It has flouring m., producing 400 barrels of flour daily, several large iron foundries, and woolen and other manufactories. The goods and manufactured articles sold annually, amount to about 29,000,000. Around the rapids at this place, which are not navigable at low water for large boats, a canal has been constructed, 2½ ms. long, with 4 locks, which cost $730,000, overcoming a fall of 22 feet. At the lower end of the canal is the villages of Shipping Port, and Portland. The city government consists of a mayor and 10 aldermen, 2 from each of the 5 wards. The Ohio Bridge Company is constructing a bridge across Ohio, over the shoals above Corn Island. There were in 1840, 1 commercial and 11 common houses in for trade, cap. $191,800; 270 retail drygoods and other stores, cap. $2,128,400; lumber yards, cap. $52,000; 2 tanneries, 2 breweries, 1 glass cutting estab., 1 pottery, 2 rope fac, 2 flouring m., 3 saw m., 1 paper fac, 7 printing offices, 2 binderies, 5 daily, 7 weekly, and 3semi-weekly newspapers, and 1 periodical, 200 brick and stone and 60 wooden houses built, employing 269 persons, at a cost of $260,250. Total capital employed in manufactures, $713,675. 1 college, 80 students, 10 acad. 269 students, 14 sch. 21 scholars.

Louisville, p-v., Stark co., O., 131 n. e. Columbus, 313 W.

Louisville, p-v., capital of Clay co., Ill., 112 Springfield, 741 W

Louisville, p-v., Lincoln co., Mo., 74 n. e. Jefferson City, 832 W.

Loutre Island, p-o., Montgomery co., Mo., 4 5. n. e. Jefferson City, 903 W.

Loutre, t., Audrain co., Mo. Pop. 169.

Lovelaceville, p-o., McCracken co., Ky., 296 w. s. w. Frankfort. 823 W.

Lovelady, p-o., Caldwell co., N. C, 182 w. Raleigh, 419 W.

Lovell, p-t., Oxford co., Me., 63 w. s. w. Augusta, 578 W. It contains a large pond, the outlet of which unites with the outlet of another pond on its n. w. border, and enters the Saco r. Incorporated in 1800. 8 small ponds on the borders of the t., connected together, have an outlet, which has a curious fall of 40 feet. It has 1 fulling m., 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $150. 10 sch. 410 scholars. Pop. 941.

Love's Mills, p-o., Washington co., Va., 285 w. by s. Richmond.

Lovettsville, p-v., Loudon co., Va., 166 n Richmond, 46 W.

Loveville, p-v., New Castle co., Del., 54 N. Dover, 103 W.

Lovingston, p-v., capital of Nelson co., Va., 105 w. by N. Richmond, 157 W. It contains a court house, jail, and several stores and dwellings.

Lovington, p-o., Macon co., Ill., 61 e. Springfield, 718 W.

Lowell, p-t., Penobscot co., Me. Incorporated in 1833. It was formerly called Huntressville. It has 1 store, cap. $2,000; 1 grist m.. 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,500. 2 sch. 70 scholars. Pop. 205.

Lowell, p-t., Orleans co., Vt., 45 n. Montpelier, 568 W. Formerly called Kellyvale. Chartered in 1791. Missisque r. rises in a pond on the s. border of the t., by which, and its branches, it is drained, and which afford water power. The surface is uneven, and the soil productive. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,200; 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,600. 6 sch. 149 scholars. Pop. 431.

Lowell City, MA

Lowell, p-o., Washington co., O., 96 e. s. e. Columbus, 312 W.

Lowellville, p-v., Trumbull co., O., 184 n. e. Columbus, 297 W.

Lower, t., Cape May co., N. J. It is the most southern t. in the state, bounded s. by the Atlantic, and w. by Delaware Bay. More than half of it is covered with sea-beach and salt marsh; soil of the remainder, clay. Drained by Pond, New England, and Cox Hall creeks. Cape May, island and lighthouse, are in the t. It has 6 stores, cap. $9,100; 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $200. 6 sch. 240 scholars. Pop. 1,133.

Lower Bartlett, p-o., Coos co., N. H., 74 N. n. e. Concord, 560 W.

Lower Alloways Creek, t., Salem co., N. J., 9 s. Salem. The surface is level, more than half of which is marsh meadow, extensively embanked; soil on the e. a deep clay and loam, well cultivated. Drained by Hope, Deep, and Muddy creeks, which flow into the Delaware. It contains a Methodist and a Friends church. It has 4 stores, cap. $4,800; 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $1,047. Pop. 1,252.

Lower Berne, p-o., Berne t., Berks co., Pa., 60 e. Harrisburg, 153 W.

Lower Blue Lick, p-o., Nicholas co., Ky., 68 e. by n. Frankfort, 485 W.

Lower Chanceford, p-t., York co., Pa., 51 s. s. e. Harrisburg, 91 W. Susquehanna r. bounds it on the e., and Muddy cr., a branch of the Susquehanna, on the s. w. and s. Watered by Tom's cr. and Orson's run. McCall's ferry here crosses the Susquehanna. It has 4 stores, cap. $8,500; 1 woolen fac, 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $21,770. 5 sch. 125 scholars. Population 1,291.

Lower Chichester, t., Delaware co., Pa., 20 s. w. Philadelphia. Watered by Hook cr., a. branch of Naaman's cr. The surface is level; soil, loam. It has excellent apple orchards. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,600; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 cotton fac. 14,056 sp., 1 tannery, 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $90,700. 1 sch. 88 scholars. Pop. 666.

Lower Dublin, t., Philadelphia co., Pa. Surface, gentle declivities; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Pennypack cr. and Saw Mill run, which afford water power. It contains 3 Baptist, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist church. It has 12 stores, cap. $23,100; 1 lumber yard, cap. $5,000; 5 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $231,825.;5 acad. 235 students, 3 sch. 73 scholars. Pop. J 3,298.

Lower Gilmanton, p-o., Gilmanton t., Belknap co., N. H., 18 n. by e. Concord, 499 W. 1 Lower Kinzua, p-o., Warren co., Pa., 217 n. w. Harrisburg, 309.

Lower Macungy, t., Lehigh co., Pa. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam. It has 5 stores, cap. $24,000; 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 6 grist m., 3 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $40,030. Pop. 2,156.

Lower Mahanoy, t., Northumberland co., Pa. It has 3 stores, cap. $1,200; 2 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 2 potteries, 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,325. 4 sch. 107 scholars. Pop. 1,199.

Lower Mahantango, p-t., Schuylkill co., Pa., 55 n. E. Harrisburg, 165 W. Crossed by Broad and Sharp's mountains. Its valleys are fertile; soil, red shale. Watered by Deep and Swatara creeks. Anthracite coal is found. It has 4 stores, cap. $10,000; 2 tanneries, 5 grist m., 13 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $700. 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 1,465.

Lower Makefield, t., Bucks co., Pa., 24 n. e. Philadelphia. The surface is rolling; soil, clay and sandy loam. Delaware canal runs along its e. boundary. It has 2 stores, cap. $7,000; 1 lumber yard, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $16,750. 4 sch. 232 scholars. Pop. 1,550.

Lower Loutre, t., Montgomery co., Mo. Pop. 1,307.

Lower Marlborough, p-v., Calvert co.. Md., 41 s. w. Annapolis.

Lower Merion, pt, Montgomery co., Pa., 93 e. Harrisburg, 150 W. Watered by Schuylkill r. and Mill and Cobb's creeks. The surface is rolling; soil, a fertile loam. It has 9 stores, cap. $13,950; 2 lumber yards, cap. $6,500; 2 woolen fac, 3 cotton fac. 1,532 sp., 7 paper fac, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $117,170. 6 sch. 734 scholars. Pop. 2,827.

Lower Middleton, b., Swatara t., Dauphin, co., Pa. Situated near the junction of Swatara and Susquehanna rivers, and at the union of the Pennsylvania and Union canals. It was incorporated in 1829, and contains 2 churches, 7 stores, and about 200 dwellings. 4 sch. 210 scholars. Pop. 756.

Lower Mt. Bethel, t., Northampton co., Pa. It has 7 stores, cap. $15,500; 5 tanneries, 1 powder m., 1 flouring m., 8 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $45,360. 5 sch. 185 scholars. Pop. 2,957.

Lower Nazareth, t., Northampton co., Pa. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam. Drained by Manookisy cr. It has 2 stores, cap. $5,000; 2 lumber yards, cap. $2,000; 2 sch. 116 scholars. Pop. 1,201.

Lower Oxford, t., Chester co., Pa., 41 s. w. Philadelphia. The surface is gently uneven; soil, loam. Watered by branches of Octarara and Elk creeks. The v., called Oxford, contains 1 Presbyterian church, 2 stores, and 15 or 20 dwellings. There are in the t. 4 stores, cap. $9,000; 1 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 3 cotton fac. 2,500 sp., 1 tannery, 2 paper fac, 4 grist m., 6 saw m., I oil m. Cap. in manufac. $53,125. 3 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 1,246.

Lower Peach Tree, p-o., Wilcox co., Ala., 115 s. Tuscaloosa, 907 W.

Lower Paxton, t., Dauphin co., Pa., 6 n. e. Harrisburg. Watered by Beaver and Paxton's creeks. Blue mountain runs on its n. border. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,000; 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $5,150. 1 sch. 45 scholars. Pop. 1,337.

Lower Penns Neck, N. J. (See Penns Neck, Lower.)

Lower Providence, t, Montgomery co., Pa. The surface is hilly; soil, red shale. Drained by Perkiomen and Shippack creeks. Lead ore is found on the former. It has 5 stores, cap. $21,500; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 7 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,646. 4 sch. 268 scholars. Pop. 1,413.

Lower Rock Island, p-o., Rock Island co., Ill., 165 n. n. w. Springfield, 894 W.

Lower Salem, p-o., Salem t, Washington co., O., 114 E. 8. e. Columbus, 302 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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