Montpelier, VA to Morgan, PA
Montpelier, p-o., Hanover co., Va., 23 n. Richmond, 112 W.
Montpelier, p-v., Richmond co., N. C, 91 s. w. Raleigh, 379 W.
Montpelier, p-v., Monroe co., Ga., 17 w. Macon. Here is a large
hotel, and a mineral spring of some celebrity.
Montpelier, p-v., Marengo co., Ala.
Montpelier, p-v., Blackford co., Ia., 81 n. e. Indianapolis. 552
W. Situated on the s. side of Salamanie r.
Montpelier, p-o., Muscatine co., Iowa.
Montrose, p b., Bridgewater t., capital of Susquehanna co., Pa.,
175 N. N. e. Harrisburg, 2S5 W. Situated on elevated ground,
near the sources of Wyalusing and Mishoppen creeks, which flow
into the Susquehanna r. It was founded in 1811, and contains a
court house, jail, 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1
Methodist, 14 stores, cap. $71,500; 1 tannery, 3 printing
offices, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $19,505. 1 acad.
110 students, 3 sch. 135 scholars. Pop. 632.
Montour, t., Columbia co., Pa. It has 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 2
grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,060. 3 sch. 95 scholars.
Montrose, p-v., Lee co., Iowa. It is situated an elevated
ground, on a beautiful prairie, and commands a view of the
Mississippi r., and of the surrounding country for 20 miles. It
is opposite to the Mormon city of Nauvoo. This was the site of
the "Camp Des Moines," and here are many remains of ancient
Monturesville, p-v., Lycoming co., Pa., 95 n. Harrisburg, 205 W.
Montvail Springs, p-o., Blount co., Tenn., 194 e. by s.
Nashville, 532 W.
Montville, pt., Waldo co., Me., 26 e. n. e. Augusta, 622 W.
Drained by head branches of Sheepscot r. Incorporated in 1807.
The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. It has 4 stores, cap.
$1,570; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,300.
15 sch. 832 scholars. Pop. 2,I53.
Montville, t., New London co., Ct., 36 s. e. Hartford, 360 W.
Situated about midway between Norwich and New London. Thames r.
bounds it on the e. The surface is uneven, soil, fertile.
Watered by Yantic r., which affords water power. It contains 5
churches, 2 Congregationalists, 2 Baptist, and 1 in the Mohegan
Indian reservation. There is a small remnant of this once
powerful and friendly tribe remaining, to whose use 2,700 acres
of land are secured. The greater part of the men follow the
whaling business, and are but occasionally here. They have a
small church and school house. There are in the t. 4 stores,
cap. $4,000; 3 fulling m., 5 woolen fac, 4 grist m., 5 saw m., 1
oil m. Cap. in manufac. $80,000. 11 sch. 432 scholars.
Montville, p-v., Pequannock t., Morris co., N. J., 67 n. by e.
Trenton, 238 W. Situated in a deep valley, through which the
Morris canal passes, by 2 inclined planes. It contains a Dutch
Reformed church, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., and 15 or 20
Montville, p-t, Geauga co., O., 180 n. e. by n. Columbus, 339 W.
It has 1 store, cap. $4,000; 1 saw m., 2 sch. 63 scholars. Pop.
Montville, t., Medina co., O. It has 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$1,343. 4 sch. 181 scholars. Pop. 914.
Monument, p-v., Sandwich t., Barnstable co., Mass., 60 s.
Boston, 461 W. Situated on the e. side of Buzzard's bay. It has
1 Methodist church, and several dwellings.
Moodus, p-o., East Haddam t., Middlesex co., Ct., 27 s.
Hartford, 339 W.
Mooers, p-t., Clinton co., N. Y., 18 n. Plattsburg, 198 n.
Albany, 573 W. The surface is hilly and broken; soil, various.
Drained by Chazy r., which enters Lake Champlain, and English
r., which flows into Canada. The v. is on the n. side of Chazy
r., and contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist church, 2
stores, 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 cloth dressing and carding
machine, 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants. There are in
the t. 5 stores, cap. $18,400; 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 25 saw
m. Cap. in manufac. $60,105. 10 sch. 259 scholars. Pop. 1,703.
Moon, t., Beaver co., Pa. It has 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $1,600. 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 748.
Moon, p-t., Alleghany co., Pa. Ohio r. bounds it on the n. e.
The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Drained by Raveden's,
Flaugherty's, and Monture's run. The v. of Middleton is on Ohio
r., 10 ms. below Pittsburg, opposite to Neville Island. It
contains 4 stores, cap. $5,600; 2 tanneries, 2 flouring m., 2
grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,400. 7 sch. 245 scholars.
Mooney, t., Polk co., Mo. Pop. 864.
Mooney, t., Phillips co., Ark. It has 2 grist m. Cap. in
manufac. $5,000. Pop. 348.
Moon's, p-o., Fayette co., O., 58 s. w. Columbus, 431 W.
Moore, County, N. C. Situated a little s. w. of
the centre of the state, and contains 740 sq. ms. Drained by
Deep and Haw Rivers, and the sources of Lumber r. The soil is
generally fertile on the margins of streams. Capital, Carthage.
There were in 1840, neat cattle 3,460, sheep 5,430, swine 6,570;
wheat 15,643 bush, produced, rye 4,195, Ind. corn 30,325, oats
17,241, Potatoes 20,194, rice 1,756 pounds, tobacco 31,416,
cotton 750,640; 7 stores, cap. $23,700; 3 tanneries, 3
distilleries, 4 flouring m., 57 grist m., 14 saw m., 11 sch. 274
scholars. Pop. whites 6,443, slaves 1,472, free col'd 73; total,
Moore, t., Northampton co., Pa. The surface is rolling; soil,
gravel. Drained by the head waters of Hockendoque and Monokissy
creeks. Blue Mountain forms its n. boundary, in which is an
opening, denominated Smith's gap. It has 4 stores, cap. $9,030;
1 lumberyard, cap. $1,500; 2 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 1
distillery, 5 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $24,200. 4
sch. 199 scholars. Pop. 2,389.
Moore's Creek, p-o., N. Hanover co., N. C, 124 s. s. e. Raleigh,
Moorefield, p-v., capital of Hardy co., Va., 178 n. w. Richmond,
130 W. Situated on the e. bank of the s. branch of Potomac r.,
at the junction of the s. Fork. It is in one of the richest
valleys in Va., and contains a court house, jail, 1 church, free
to all denominations, 5 stores, 2 flouring m., 2 carding and
fulling m., 50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.
Moorefield, p-v., Nicholas co., Ky., 59 e. by n. Frankfort, 501
W. Situated on a small branch of Licking r.
Moorefield, pt., Harrison co., O., 102 e. by n. Columbus, 295 W.
Moorefield, p-v., Switzerland co., Ia., 95 s. e. Indianapolis,
Mooresboro', p-v., Cleveland co., N. C. Situated on w. side of
Sandy run, 16 ms. from Rutherfordton.
Mooresburg, p-v., Liberty t., Columbia co., Pa., 77 n. by E.
Harrisburg, 187 W.
Moore's Cross Roads, p-o., Hardiman co., Tenn., 194 s. w. by w.
Nashville, 879 W.
Moore's Hill, p-o., Dearborn co., Ia., 74 s. e. Indianapolis,
Moore's Iron Works, p-o., Johnson co., Tenn., 323 e. by n.
Nashville, 401 W.
Moore's Prairie, p-o., Jefferson co., Ill., 143 s. s. w.
Springfield, 789 W.
Moore's Salt Works, p-o., Ross t., Jefferson co., O., 133 e. by
n. Columbus, 286 W.
Moore's Store, p-o., Shenandoah co., Va., 15S n. w. Richmond,
Moorestown, p-v., Chester t., Burlington co., N. J., 26 s.
Trenton, 148 W. Situated near the N. branch of Pensauken cr.,
and contains 2 churches, 1 Friends and 1 Methodist, 5 stores,
and about 60 dwellings.
Mooresville, p-v., Roxbury t., Delaware co., N. Y., 58 w. s. w.
Albany, 359 W.
Mooresville, p-v., Orange co., N. C, 75 n. w. Raleigh, 294 W.
Mooresville, p-v., Limestone co., Ala., 146 n. by e. Tuscaloosa,
Mooresville, p-v., Marshall co., Tenn., 60 s. by w. Nashville,
Mooresville, p-v., Morgan co., Ia., 16 s. w. Indianapolis, 587
W. Situated on the e. side of White Lick cr.
Moorland, p-o., Morefield t., Wayne co., O., 95 n. e. Columbus,
Moose, r., N. H., rises on the n. side of the White Mountains,
and enters Androscoggin r., in Shelburne.
Moose, r., N. Y., rises in Hamilton co., and flowing across
Herkimer and Lewis counties, enters Black r., a short distance
above the High Falls.
Moosehead Lake, Me., is 40 ms. long, and from 10 to 15 broad,
and contains 100,000 acres. It is the source of the e. branch of
Moosehillock, mountain, N. H., 14 e. Haverhill, in the s. e.
part of Coventry, so called from the moose, which formerly
abounded on it, has 2 peaks. The south peak is 4,032 feet above
Connecticut r., at Oxford Bridge, and 4,556 above the sea; the
n. peak is 4,636 feet above the ocean. Its summit is a bare mass
of granite rock, on parts of which snow is found in every month,
Moose Meadows, p-o., Tolland co., Ct.
Moose River, p-o., Somerset co., Me., 113 n. Augusta, 708 W.
Moosop, p-o., Windham co., Ct., 45 e. Hartford, 376 W.
Moral, t., Shelby co., Ia. It has 1 distillery. 3 grist m., 2
saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,200 Pop. 1,146.
Moravia, pt, Cayuga co., N. Y., 158 w. Albany, 322 W. The
surface is uneven, with a broad valley, through which flows the
Owasco inlet, affording good water power. The soil in the
valleys is fertile. Owasco Lake lies on its n. w. border. The
v., incorporated in 1837, contains 1 Presbyterian and 1
Episcopal church, 5 stores, 1 cotton fac, 1 grist m., 1 saw m.,
1 tannery, 100 dwellings, and about 600 inhabitant The Moravian
Institute is located here. There are in the t. 7 stores, cap.
$19,100; 2 fulling m. 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $87,050. 1 acad. 177 students, 12 sch. 720 scholars.
Moravia, p-o., Beaver co., Pa., 248 w. by n. Harrisburg.
Mordansville, p-v., Columbia co., Pa.
Moreau, pt., Saratoga co., N. Y., 50 n. Albany, 421 W. The
surface is mostly level, with some hills on the e.; soil, sand,
loam, and clay, and generally fertile. Hudson r. flows on its n.
and e. boundary, having here a great bend. It embraces part of
Baker's falls, Glen's falls, and the great dam at Fort Edward,
and has extensive water power. It contains 5 stores, cap.
$5,900; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$26,600. 9 sch. 319 scholars. Pop. 1,576.
Moreau, t., Morgan co., Mo. It has 3 sch. 64 scholars. Pop. 790.
Moreau, pt., Cole co., Mo., 18 s. w. Jefferson City, 954 W. It
has 2 sch. 54 scholars. Pop. 975.
Morefield, L, Clark co., O. It has 6 sch. 170 scholars. Pop.
Morefield, t., Harrison co. O. It has 8 sch. 235 scholars. Pop.
Morehouse, t., Hamilton co., N. Y., 82 n. w. Albany. The surface
is diversified; soil, sandy loam. It contains numerous lakes and
ponds, giving rise to various streams. It has 3 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $1,250. 2 sch. 43 scholars Pop. 169.
Morehouseville, p-v., Morehouse t., Hamilton co., N. Y., 117 n.
w. Albany, 432 W. It has 10 or 15 dwellings, and 3 saw m., on
Canada cr. half a mile n.
Moreland, p-o., Dix t., Chemung co., N. Y. 198 w. by s. Albany,
Moreland, t., Montgomery co., Pa., 14 n. e Norristown, 16 n.
Philadelphia. Watered by Pennypack cr. and its tributaries. The
surface is rolling; soil, a fertile loam. At Hatboro v there is
an academy. It has 8 stores, cap $33,700; 1 cotton fac. 1,872
sp., 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 1 printing office, 1 weekly
newspaper, 2 flouring m., 8 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$51,810. 1 acad. 70 students, 3 sch. I00 scholars. Pop. 2,162.
Moreland, pt., Lycoming co., Pa., 94 n. Harrisburg, 204 W. The
surface is hilly; soil gravel. Drained by Little Muncy cr. It
abounds with good white pine timber. It has 1 fulling m., 1
tannery, 1 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,900. 5 sch. 59
scholars. Pop. 682.
Moreland, t., Philadelphia co., Pa. It has store, cap. $2,000.
Cap. in manufac. $100. sch. 12 scholars. Pop. 469.
Moreland, p-o., Bourbon co., Ky., 32 e. Frankfort, 514 W.
Moreland, t., Scott co., Mo. It has 2 sch. 3 scholars. Pop.
Moreman's River, p-o., Albemarle co., Va., 106 w. N. w.
Richmond, 142 W. It has one store.
Morenei p-o., Lenawee co., Mich., 99 s. w. Detroit, 507 W.
Morets Mill, p-o., Ashe co., N. C.
Moretown, pt., Washington co., Vt., 13 s. w. Montpelier, 512 W.
The surface is mountainous, and much of it incapable of
cultivation. Chartered in 1763; first settled in 1790. Watered
by Sad r., which flows into Winooski r., and affords rater
power. It contains 1 Congregationalist and 1 Methodist church.
It has 1 store, cap. S500; 2 fulling m., 3 grist m., 6 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $11,910. 9 sch. 223 scholars. Pop. ,128.
Morgan, County, Va. Situated in the n. part f
the state, and contains 350 sq. ms. Drained y Cacapon r. and
Sleepy cr., which flow into lie Potomac. The surface is broken
and rocky soil, in the valleys, fertile. Capital, Bath. There
were in 1840, neat cattle 2,801, sheep 3,830, wine 5,669; wheat
37,527 bush, produced, rye 3,812, Ind. corn 63,101, buckwheat
4,880, oats 1,590, Potatoes 17,355, tobacco 641 pounds, sugar
4,228; 12 stores, cap. $44,500; 1 fulling m., 2,woolen fac, 4
tanneries, 5 distilleries, 2 potteries, 5 flouring m., 12 grist
m., 25 saw m. Cap. In manufac. 89,044. 14 sch. 347 scholars.
Pop. whites 4,113, slaves 134, free col'd 6; total, 253.
Morgan, County, Ga. Situated a little n. e. of
the centre of the state, and contains 320 sq. ms. Drained by
branches of Oconee r. Capital, Madison. There were in 1840, neat
cattle 1,640, sheep 3,360, swine 18,568; wheat 31,240 bush.
produced, Ind. corn 332,116, oats 173,700, cotton 8,247,150
pounds. Pop. whites 3,461, slaves 5,646, free col'd 14; total,
Morgan, County, Ala. Situated in the n. part of
the state, and contains 720 sq. ms. Tennessee runs on its n.
boundary. Drained by Flint r. id Cotaco cr., and their branches,
which flow into the Tennessee r. Capital, Summerville. there
were in 1840, neat cattle 13,059, sheep 48S, swine 35,844; wheat
25,262 bush, proved, Ind. corn 788,093, barley 1,188, oats
J,954, Potatoes 14,603, tobacco 7,223 pounds, cotton 7,384,274;
1 commission house, cap. 15,000; 12 stores, cap. $46,300; 1
tannery, 5 distilleries, 16 grist m., 5 saw m., 1 printing
office, weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $7,511. acad. 131
students, 21 sch. 443 scholars. Pop. whites 6,580, slaves 3,216,
free col'd 45; total, 9,841.
Morgan, County, Tenn. Situated n. e. of the
centre of the state, and contains 640 sq. ms. Drained by Emery
r. and its branches, which flows into the Tennessee r., and by
branches of the s. fork of Cumberland r. The surface is uneven
and mountainous, being traversed by the Cumberland Mountains.
Capital, Montgomery, here were in 1840, neat, cattle 5,321,
sheep 1,585, swine 10,224; wheat 1,261 bush, produced, Ind. corn
53.254, oats 13,561, Potatoes 4,896; 3 stores, cap. $6,000; 2
tanneries, 2 distilleries. Cap. in manufac. $3,000. Pop. whites
1,534, slaves 84, free col'd 42; total, 1,660.
Morgan, County, Ky. Situated in the e. part of
the state, and contains 890 sq. ms. Drained by Licking r. and
its branches, and by a branch Kentucky r., by which it is well
watered, Capital, West Liberty. There were in 1840, neat cattle
6,594, sheep 6,261, swine 13,566; wheat 6,586 bush, produced,
rye 1,956, Ind. corn 193,697, oats 31,849, Potatoes 9,179,
tobacco 1,908 pounds, sugar 24,304; 6 stores, cap. $12,500; 4
tanneries, 3 grist m., 3 saw. Cap. in manufac. $3,561. Pop.
whites 4,539, slaves 61, free col'd 3' total, 4,603.
Morgan, County, O. Situated toward the s. e.
part of the state, and contains 500 sq. ms. Drained by Muskingum
r. and its branches, and by Duck cr., which afford extensive
water power. The surface is uneven; soil, fertile. There are
extensive salt works on the Muskingum, which produce over
400,000 bushels annually. The wells from which the brine is
obtained are from 6 to 800 feet deep. Capital, McConnelsville.
There were in 1840, neat cattle 13,134, sheep 28,440, swine
26,636: wheat 283,880 bush, produced, Ind. corn 447,630,
buckwheat 2,498, oats 181,447, Potatoes 51,201, tobacco 49,900
pounds, sugar 62,640; 33 stores, cap. $59,957; 1 fulling m., 12
tanneries, 3 distilleries, 1 brewery, 1 pottery, 20 grist m., 44
saw m., 1 oil m., 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap.
in manufac. $49,595. 119 sch. 4,449 scholars. Population,
Morgan, County, la. Situated a little s. w. of
the centre of the state, and contains 453 sq. ms. Drained by the
w. fork of White r. and its branches. White r. is navigable. The
surface is rolling or hilly; soil, very fertile. Capital,
Martinsville. There were in 1840, cattle 10,964, sheep 12,871,
swine 36,231; wheat 49,217 bush, produced, rye 1,078, Ind. corn
475,753, oats 78,757, sugar 36,222 pounds; 15 stores, cap.
$54,750; 1 woolen fac, 6 tanneries, 5 distilleries, 2 potteries,
5 flouring m., 8 grist m., 16 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $39,400.
53 sch. 2,050 scholars. Pop. 10,741.
Morgan, County, Ill. Situated a little e. of
the centre of the state, and contains 510 sq. ms. Illinois r.
runs on its w. border. Drained by Indian, Mauvaiseterre, Apple,
and Sandy creeks, which afford water power. The surface is
divided into timber and prairie lands; soil, fertile and well
cultivated. It is destined to be one of the richest agricultural
counties in the state. Capital, Jacksonville. There were in
1840, neat cattle 19,558, sheep 13,037, swine 33,568; wheat
60,881 bush, produced, rye 3,722, Indian corn 799,210, barley
8,130, oats 96,227, Potatoes 31,111, tobacco 1,200 pounds; 47
stores, cap. $201,950; 5 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 20 grist m.,
16 saw m., 1 paper fac, 2 printing offices, 1 bindery, 1 weekly
and 1 periodical newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $65,738. 1 college,
35 students, 6 acad. 222 students, 60 sch. 1,752 scholars. Pop.
Morgan, County, Mo. Situated in the central
part of the state, and contains 792 sq. ms. The surface consists
of woodland and prairie; soil, on the streams, fertile. It
contains some minerals. Drained by the s. fork of La Mine r.,
Moreau cr., and branches of Osage r. Capital, Versailles. There
were in 1840, neat cattle 5,954, sheep 3,913, swine 17,487;
wheat 9,225 bush, produced, Ind. corn 163,420, oats 27,632,
Potatoes 7,177 tobacco 17,831 pounds, cotton 954, sugar 2,135; 7
stores, cap. $24,500; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 8 grist m., 4 saw
m. Cap. in manufac; $950. 1 acad. 30 students, 5 sch. 121
scholars.; Pop. whites 3,891, slaves 512, free col'd 4; total,
Morgan, t., Orleans co., Vt., 50 n. e. Montpelier, 15 n. n. e.
Irasburg. Surface moderately uneven; soil, fertile. Watered by a
head branch of Clyde r. Seymour's lake, 4 ms. long and 2 wide,
in the central part of the t., discharges its waters to the s.
through Echo pond, into Clyde r. Chartered in 1780. It has 1
store, cap. $3,000; 4 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 422.
Morgan, t., Greene co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $8,000; 1
fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 5 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap.
in manufactures $27,170. 5 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 1,094.
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