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Morgan, pt., Ashtabula co., O., 195 n. e. Columbus, 355 W. Watered by Grand r. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,100; 3 tanneries, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,650. 3 sch. 120 scholars. Pop. 643.

Morgan, t., Butler co., O. It has 9 sch. 450 scholars. Pop. 1,726.

Morgan, t., Gallia co., O. It has 2 stores, cap. $200; 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $240. 3 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 744.

Morgan, t., Knox co., O. It has 8 sch. 290 scholars. Pop. 912.

Morgan, t., Morgan co., O. It contains the v. of McConnelsville, the capital of the co. It has 10 stores, cap. $23,600; 2 tanneries, 1 brewery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,685. 5 sch. 475 scholars. Pop. 1,518.

Morgan, t, Scioto co., O. Situated on the w. side of Scioto r. The land is hilly, with fertile valleys. The Ohio canal passes through it. It has 2 sch. 33 scholars. Pop. 265.

Morgan, t., Livingston co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 17 scholars. Pop. 178.

Morgan, t., Polk co., Mo. It has 3 schools 60 scholars. Pop. 870.

Morgan, C. H., p-v., capital of Morgan co., Tenn., 156 E. Nashville, 548 W. Situated on the w. side of Emerys r. It has a court house and several dwellings.

Morgan's Creek, p-o., Perry co., Tenn., 99 s. w. Nashville, 783 W.

Morganfield, p-v., capital of Union co., Ky., 221 w. s. w. Frankfort, 748 W., 10 ms. s. of Ohio r. It has a court house and several dwellings.

Morgansburg, p-v., Fauquier co., Va., 108 n. by w. Richmond, 81 W.

Morgan's Fork, p-o., Pike co., O., 74 s. Columbus, 409 W.

Morgantown, p-v., Caernarvon t., Berks co., Pa., 56 e. Harrisburg, 134 W. It contains a German Presbyterian church, 2 stores, 50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

Morgantown, p-v., capital of Monongalia co., Va., 295 n. w. Richmond, 218 W. Situated on the e. bank of Monongahela r., at the head of steamboat navigation. It contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, 1 Presbyterian and 1 Methodist, 1 female academy, 8 stores, 2 flouring m., 1 fulling m., a printing office, issuing a weekly newspaper, 100 dwellings, and about 700 inhabitants. It is the centre of an extensive manufacturing region.

Morgantown, p-v., Burke co., N. C, 197 w. Raleigh, 427 W. Situated on the s. side of the Catawba r. It has a court house, jail, and several stores and dwellings.

Morgantown, p-v., Blount co., Tenn., 178 e. by s. Nashville, 534 W.

Morgantown, p-v., capital of Butler co., Ky., 143 s. w. by w. Frankfort. Situated on the s. side of Green r. It has a court house, and several stores and dwellings.

Morgantown, p-v., Morgan co., Ia., 39 s. Indianapolis, 598 W. Situated on the n. side of Big Indian cr.

Morganville, p-o., Nottoway co., Va., 55 s. w. Richmond, 175 W.

Moriah, pt., Essex co., N. Y., 115 n. Albany, 486 W. The surface is mountainous on the w., where is the Adirondack range, which abounds with iron ore. The soil in the valleys is a fertile calcareous loam. Lake Champlain bounds it on the e. Drained by Schroon branch of Hudson r. The v., on elevated ground, 3 ms. w. of Lake Champlain, contains 1 Congregational and 1 Baptist church, an academy, 4 stores, 120 dwellings, and about 800 inhabitants. There are in the t. 12 stores, cap. $33,600; 4 furnaces, 5 forges, 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 2 grist m., 54 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $80,950. 2 acad. 160 students, 15 sch. 597 scholars. Pop. 2,595.

Moriches, p-v., Brookhaven t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 218 s. s. e. Albany, 298 W. It is a scattered settlement, containing a church, 2 mills, and about 25 dwellings.

Moringville, p-v., Chatham co., N. C, 20 n Raleigh, 294 W.

Morley, p-o., Canton t., St. Lawrence co., N,Y.

Morning Sun, p-o., Shelby co., Tenn., 207 w. s. w. Nashville, 892 W.

Morning Sun, p-v., Israel t., Preble co., O., 111 w. by s. Columbus, 508 W.

Morris, County, N. J. Situated toward the n. part of the state, and contains 500 square miles. Drained by Rockaway and Whippany Rivers, which flow into the Passaic, and by head branches of Raritan River. The surface is hilly or mountainous toward the N., but nearly level in the valley of the Passaic to the s.; soil, mostly red shale. Iron ore abounds, and is chiefly magnetic. The Morris canal passes through the co. There were in 1840, neat cattle 18,617, sheep 19,147, swine 12,719; wheat 27,103 bushels produced, rye 72,551, Ind. corn 226,248, buckwheat 89,175, oats 262,335, Potatoes 219,996; 96 store, cap. $445,200; 5 lumber yards, cap. $21,800; furnaces, 43 forges, 7 fulling m., 6 woolen fac 4 cotton fac. 2,908 sp., 19 tanneries, 50 distilleries 1 pottery, 37 grist m., 57 saw m., 4 paper fac. 3 printing offices, 2 binderies, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $505,070. 10 acad. 45 students, 103 sch. 4,343 scholars. Pop. 25,814.

Morris, t., Morris co., N. J., 28 w. New York. The surface, in the centre and the n., is hilly elsewhere, rolling or level. Passaic r. bounds on the w. and s., by tributaries of which and by Whippany r., it is watered. It has 23 stores, cap. $79,400; 2 lumber yards, cap. $5,000; 3 distilleries, 2 paper fac, 5 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $137,380. 3 acad. 116 students, 10 sch. 341 scholars. Pop. 4,013.

Morris, pt., Tioga co., Pa., 133 n. by w. Harrisburg, 247 W. The surface is hilly; soil, gravel and clay. It has 2 saw m. Capital in manufac $650. Pop. 120.

Morris, t., Greene co., Pa. It has 4 grist n 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,340. 3 sch. 1 scholars. Pop. 1,162.

Morris, t., Huntingdon co., Pa. It has stores, cap. $22,000; 1 commission store, capital $3,600; 2 furnaces, 1 forge, 3 grist m., 7 saw I Cap. in manufac. $5,155. Pop. 1,516.

Morris, t., Washington co., Pa. It has 1 tannery, 5 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac $2,400. 11 sch. 330 scholars. Pop. 1,683.

Morris, t., Knox co., O. The 3 upper branches of Vernon r. unite in this t., forming a tract 6,000 acres of fertile dry bottom land. It has sch. 190 scholars. Pop. 1,072.

Morrisania, v., Westchester t., Westchester co., N. Y. Situated on the n. e. side of Harlem r. It has 1 church, 1 store, and about 12 or dwellings.

Morrison's Bluff, p-o., Johnson co., Ark. 101 n. w. Little Rock, 1,169 W.

Morrison's Cross Roads, p-o., Warren, Tenn., 83 s. e. by e. Nashville, 632 W.

Morrison's Tan Yard, p-o., Mecklenburg c N. C, 158 w. s. w. Raleigh, 395 W.

Morristown, pt., Lamoille co., Vt., 28 n. by w. Montpelier, 544 W. The surface is diversified; soil, fertile, particularly on Lamoille r., which affords water power. It contains 3 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Methodist, and 1 Universalist, and a town house for public meetings. Chartered in 1780; first settled in 1790. It has stores, cap. $10,800; 2 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 9 saw m., 1 oil m. Capital in manufac.; 20,050. 12 sch. 423 scholars. Pop. 1,502.

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Morristown, pt., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 99 n. N. w. Albany, 466 W. Situated on the s. L side of St. Lawrence r. The surface is undulating; soil, clay loam. It has Black lake on it. e. border. The v. is on the St. Lawrence r., 1 ms. above Ogdensburg, and contains 2 churches, 3 stores, 2 storehouses, 1 steam grist m., 2 tanneries, 40 dwellings, and about 225 inhabitants. There is a good landing place on the St. Lawrence. There are in the t. 3 stores, capital $10,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 6 saw m. Cap. manufac. $3,850. 15 sch. 472 scholars. Pop. 2,809.

Morristown. p-v., and capital of Morris co., N. J., 53 n. by e. Trenton, 224 W. It is situated n an elevated plain, with steep slopes on 2 sides, commanding a picturesque view of the surrounding country. The streets are regularly laid out, crossing each other at right angles, with a public square in the centre, ornamented with trees. It contains a handsome court house, of brick, with a jail in the basement, a bank, an academy, 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 30 stores, 2 paper m., 1 grist a., 1 oil m., 1 iron works, 5 wagon fac, and about 2,500 inhabitants. The place is supplied with pure spring water by an aqueduct, between I and 2 ms. long. The Morris and Essex railroad as cars which pass 4 times daily between Newark and Morristown, and connect with the railed from Philadelphia to New York.

Morristown, p-v., Union t., Belmont co., O., 05 e. Columbus, 283 W. Situated on the national road. 9 w. St. Clairsville. It contains a handsome Presbyterian church, of brick, 5 stores, tanneries, 1 carding machine and fulling m., 50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

Morristown, p-v., Shelby co., Ia., 26 e. by s. Indianapolis, 552 W. Situated on the e. side of Blue r.

Morristown, p-v., capital of Henry co., Ill., 41 n. n. w. Springfield, 870 W. Situated 4 ms. of Green r.

Morristown, p-v., Jefferson co., Tenn., 226 e. Nashville, 458 W. Situated on the stage road from Greenville to Knoxville.

Morrisville, p-v., Morristown t., Lamoille co., Vt 26 n. Montpelier, 542 W.

Morrisville, p-v., Eaton t., capital of Madison co., N. Y., 102 w. by n. Albany, 359 W. Situated on the Cherry Valley turnpike. Incorporated in 1819, and contains a court house, jail, clerk's office, 3 churches, an academy, 5 stores, woolen fac, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 130 dwellings and about 700 inhabitants.

Morrisville, p-b., Bucks co., Pa., 125 e. Harrisburg, 165 W. Situated on the w. side of Delaware r., opposite to Trenton. The r. here affords good water power. It contains 3 stores, $9,800; 1 saw m., 1 grist m., 1 paper m., 1 button fac, I sch. 65 scholars. Pop. 405. Here is a bridge across the Delaware, suspended on 5 arches, supported on piers, 1,100 feet long, and 36 wide.

Morrisville, p-v.. Fauquier co., Va., 88 n. by w. Richmond, 75 W. It contains 1 Baptist church, 1 store, and about 50 inhabitants.

Morse Creek, p-o., McNairy co., Tenn., 158 w. Nashville, 834 W.

Morseville, p-o., Schoharie co., N. Y., 56 w. Albany, 379 W.

Mortonsville, p-v., Woodford co., Ky., 19 s. e. Frankfort, 541 W. Situated 2 ms. e. of the Kentucky r.

Morven, t., Marion co., O. It has 5 sch. 230 scholars. Pop. 980.

Morven, p-v., Anson co., N. C, 141 s. w. Raleigh, 422 W.

Morven, p-o., Shelby co., Ia., 61 s. e. Indianapolis, 564 W. Situated on the n. side of Flat Rock cr.

Moscow, t, Somerset co., Me., 58 n. Augusta. It is bounded w. by Kennebec r., by a branch of which it is watered. Incorporated in 1816. It has a fertile soil, adapted to grain. It contains 6 sch. 255 scholars. Pop. 562.

Moscow, p-v., Leicester t., Livingston co., N. Y., 236 w. Albany, 353 W. Situated on elevated ground, 1 m. w. of Genesee flats. It contains 3 churches, 4 stores, 1 grist m., 50 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants.

Moscow, p-v., Washington t., Clermont co., O., 129 s. w. Columbus, 490 W. Situated on the n. bank of Ohio r.

Moscow, pt., Hillsdale co., Mich., 84 w. s. w. Detroit, 544 W. It has a fertile soil, adapted to grain. It contains 1 store, cap. $6,000; 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $900. 2 sch. 58 scholars. Pop. 758.

Moscow, p-v., Hickman co., Ky., 309 s. w. by w. Frankfort, 835 W. Situated on a branch of the Bayou Deshe.

Moscow, p-v., Fayette co., Tenn., 194 s. w. by w. Nashville, 879 W. Situated on the n. side of Wolf cr., on the Memphis railroad.

Moscow, p-v., Muscatine co., Iowa. Situated on Red Cedar r.

Moscow, p-v., Rush co., Ia., 54 s. e. Indianapolis, 552 W. Situated on w. side of Flat Rock cr.

Moscow, p-o., Marion co., Ala., 87 n. w. Tuscaloosa, 858 W.

Moscow Mills, p-o., Morgan co., O.

Mosely Hall, p-o., Lenoir co., N. C, 66 w. Raleigh, 294 W.

Mosquito, County, Flor. (See Leigh Read.)

Mossingford, p-o., Charlotte co., Va., 106 s. w. Richmond, 193 W.

Mossy Creek, p-o., Jefferson co., Tenn., 212 e. Nashville, 472 W.

Motier, p-o., Pendleton co., Ky., 87 n. e. Frankfort, 500 W.

Motts, p-o., Clarke co., Ala., Ill s. Tuscaloosa, 923 W.

Motts Corners, p-v., Caroline t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 168 w. Albany, 298 W. It contains 1 store, 1 flouring m., 2 saw m., 1 clothier's works, 1 tannery, 1 plaster m., and 40 or 50 dwellings.

Mottsville, p-v., Skeneateles t., Onondaga co., N. Y., 149 w. by n. Albany, 343 W. Situated on the outlet of Skeneateles lake, and contains 1 church, 2 stores, 1 flouring m., 1 iron foundry, 1 machine shop, 50 dwellings and about 300 inhabitants.

Mottsville, pt., St. Josephs co., Mich., 154 w. s. w. Detroit, 599 W. The v. is on the St. Joseph's r. and contains 2 stores and a few dwellings. There is in the t. 1 brewery. Cap. in manufac. $300. Pop. 465.

Moulton, t., Allen co., O. Pop. 263.

Moulton, p-v., capital of Lawrence co., Ala., 103 n. Tuscaloosa, 763 W. Situated on the e. side of the Big Nance cr., 20 ms. s. of the Tennessee r. It has a court house and several dwellings.

Moultonborough, pt., Carroll co., N. H., 46 n. Concord, 527 W. Situated on the n. w. shore of Winnipiseogee lake. The surface is mountainous; soil, in some parts, fertile. It contains Squam Lake, 10 ms. long, and 6 broad in its widest part, with many islands, and much romantic scenery, lying between this t. and Holderness. Ossipee and Red mountains contain elevated summits. At the base of Ossipee mt. is a mineral spring, impregnated with iron and sulphur. In the t. is a spring which furnishes water sufficient for a mill stream, and which has, nearly a mile from its source, a perpendicular fall of 70 feet. Many aboriginal remains are found. Chartered in 1763. It has 3 stores, cap. $5,500; 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,300. 1 acad. 11 students, 18 sch. 714 scholars. Pop. 1,752.

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Mountain, p-o., Walton co., Ga., 70 n. n. w. Milledgeville, 626 W.

Mountain, t., Hot Spring co., Ark. It has 1 sch. 15 scholars. Pop. 159.

Mountain, t., Newton co., Mo. Pop. 116.

Mountain, t., Washington co., Ark. It has 6 stores, cap. $45,500; 2 sch. 32 scholars. Pop. 701.

Mountain Cove, p-o., Fayette co., Va., 262 w. Richmond, 299 W.

Mountain Creek, p-o., Lincoln co., N. C, 169 w. by s. Raleigh, 406 W.

Mountain House, p-o., Washington co., Md., 133 n. w. Annapolis, 101 W.

Mountain Island, p-o., Lincoln co., N. C, 155 w. by s. Raleigh, 400 W.

Mountain Ridge, p-o., Jackson co., O., 74 s. s. e. Columbus, 334 W.

Mountain Shoals, p-o., Laurens dist., S. C, 82 n. w. Columbia, 505 W.

Mountain Spring, p-o., Talladega co., Ala., 138 e. Tuscaloosa, 769 W.

Mountain View, p-o., Abbeville dist., S. C, 107 w. Columbia, 539 W.

Mount Aeriel, p-o., Washita parish, La., 318 n. w. New Orleans, 1,208 W.

Mount Airy, p-v., Berks co., Pa., 62 e. Harrisburg, 155 W.

Mount Airy, p-o., Pittsylvania co., Va., 145 s. w. by w. Richmond, 232 W. A sulphur spring is found 11 m. n. e. of the v., which is resorted to for its valuable mineral properties.

Mount Airy, p-v., Surry co., N. C, 150 w. n. w. Raleigh, 331 W.

Mount Airy, p-o., Bledsoe co., Tenn., 113 e. s. e. Nashville, 602 W.

Mount Airy, p-o., Gallatin co., Ill., 210 e. s. e. Springfield, 777 W.

Mount Airy, p-o., Randolph co., Mo., 80 n. by w. Jefferson City, 967 W.

Mount Auburn, p-o., Dane co., Ill., 22 s. e. Springfield, 772 W.

Mount Bethel, p-v., Northampton co., Pa., 123 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 216 W.

Mount Bethel, p-o., Newberry dist., S. C, 50 w. n. w. Columbia, 494 W.

Mount Blanchard, p-v., Delaware t, Hancock co., O., 76 n. w. Columbus, 447 W.

Mount Cambria, p-o., Cambria t., Niagara co., N. Y., 283 w. by n. Albany.

Mount Carmel, p-o., Randolph co., Va., 200 N. w. by w. Richmond.

Mount Carmel, p-o., Union t., Clermont co., O., 113 s. w. Columbus, 484 W.

Mount Carmel, p-v., Fleming co., Ky., 96 e. by n. Frankfort, 481 W. Situated on n. side of Fleming cr. It contains 1 Methodist church, and about 200 inhabitants.

Mount Carmel, p-o., Franklin co., Ia., 78 e. s. e. Indianapolis, 508 W.

Mount Carmel, p-v., capital of Wabash co Ill., 166 s. e. Springfield, 714 W. Situated on elevated ground, on the w. side of Illinois r. It contains a court house and jail, of brick, 1 German Reformed and 1 Methodist Episcopal Church, 10 stores, 3 steam m., 1 ox tread m., 1 iron foundry, and about 1,200 inhabitants.

Mount Carmel, p-o., Cooper co., Mo., 48 w by n. Jefferson City, 984 W.

Mount Carmel, p-v., Covington co., Miss., 94 s. s. e. Jackson, 1,044 W. Situated on the e. side of White Sand cr.

Mount Clemens, p-v., capital of Macomb co. Mich., 18 n. e. Detroit, 542 W. Situated on the n. bank of Clinton r., and contains a court house, jail, 8 stores, 2 steam saw m., a large glass fac., and a tannery. A steamboat plies between this place and Detroit, and small vessels come here.

Mount Clinton, p-o., Rockingham co., Va.

Mount Clio, p-o., Sumter dist., S. C, 76 e Columbia, 486 W.

Mount Comfort, p-o., Cabarrus co., N. C 146 w. s. w. Raleigh, 335 W.

Mount Comfort, p-o., Fayette co., Tenn., 180 w. s. w. Nashville, 865 W.

Mount Crawford, p-v., Rockingham co., Va., 131 n. w. Richmond, 139 W. Situated on North r., and contains 1 church, free to all denominations, 3 stores, and 30 dwellings.

Mount Croghan, p-o., Chesterfield dist., S. C, 113 n. E. Columbia, 444 W.

Mount Desert, Island, Hancock co., Me., 15 ms. long and 12 broad. Situated between Frenchman's and Blue Hill bays. It has a number of excellent harbors. It contains 2 townships, Eder and Mount Desert.

Mount Desert, p-t., Hancock co., Me., 146 e. Augusta, 688 W. Situated in the s. part of Mount Desert, island, and consists of a peninsula The soil is fertile. It has excellent harbors, and considerable navigation, employed in the coasting trade and the fisheries. Incorporated in 1789 when it contained the whole island. It has 6 stores, cap. $7,300; 2 fulling m., 2 woolen fac. 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac $6,000. 22 sch. 827 scholars. Pop. 1,837.

Mount Eaton, p-v., Paint t., Wayne co., O. 104 n. e. Columbus, 332 W.

Mount Eden, p-o., Spencer co., Ky., 44 w. s. w. Frankfort, 562 W. Situated on s. side of Big Beech cr.

Mount Eton, p-o., Darlington dist., S. C, 11 E. Columbia, 472 W.

Mount Gallagher, p-v., Laurens dist., S.C 89 w. n. w. Columbia, 517 W.

Mount Gilead, pt., Loudon co., Va., 144 n. Richmond, 45 W. Situated on Kittoctan Mountain, presenting an extended and beautiful prospect. It has 3 parallel streets half a mile long intersected by 8 other streets at right angles with them. It contains 1 Methodist church. 1 store 12 or 15 dwellings, and 70 inhabitants. There a large Baptist church in the vicinity.

Mount Gilead, p-o., Montgomery co, N. C. 123 w. s. w. Raleigh, 397 W.

Mount Gilead, p-v., Mason co., Ky., 91 E. e. n., Frankfort, 476 W. It contains a few dwellings.

Mount Gilead, p-v., Gilead t., Marion co., O 41 n. Columbus, 400 W. It contains 2 churches 5 stores, 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitant Within 5 miles of the v. are 8 saw m., 5 grist n and 1 carding machine.

Mount Hawkins, p-o., Perry co., Ill., 142 s. Springfield, 817 W.

Mount Hawley, p-o., Peoria co., Ill., 80 n. Springfield, 794 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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