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Mount Healthy, p-v., Springfield t., Hamilton co., O., 118 s. w. by w. Columbus, 502 W.

Mount Hebron, p-o., Greene co., Ala., 48 s. w. Tuscaloosa, 866 W.

Mount Henry, p-o., Montgomery co., Tenn., 30 n. w. Nashville, 714 W.

Mount Hickory, p-o., Chambers co., Ala., 174 e. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 775 W.

Mount Hill, p-o., Abbeville dist., S. C., 99 w. Columbia, 529 W.

Mount Hill, p-o., Morgan co., Ala.

Mount Holly, p-t., Rutland co., Vt., 79 s. Montpelier, 468 W. The surface is elevated and mountainous; soil, fertile, adapted to grazing. Watered by Mill r., a branch of Otter creek. Incorporated in 1792. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,000; grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,400. 11 sch. 399 scholars. Pop. 1,356.

Mount Holly, p-v., Northampton t., capital of Burlington co., N. J., 18 s. Trenton, 156 W. Situated on Rancocus cr., at the head of tidewater and of navigation. It has 7 streets regularly laid out, and contains a court house of brick, 40 y 60 feet, 2 stories high, with a cupola; a stone jail, 5 churches, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 2 Friends, 1 female academy, a bank, stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 plaster m., 1 large paper m., and about 40 dwellings. A chartered library company was established here as early as 1765. At the period of the revolution it had 200 dwellings.

Mount Holly, p-o., Randolph co., la., 97 e. n. e. Indianapolis, 502 W.

Mount Holyoke, Hadley, Mass., 3 s. e. Northampton. It is 830 feet above the level of Connecticut r.; and without any water present, excepting the beautiful windings of Connecticut r., it presents one of the finest views in the country.

Mount Holyoke, p-o., Henry co., Tenn., 106. w. by n. Nashville, 792 W.

Mount Hope, pt., Orange co., N. Y., 11 w. Goshen, 112 s. s. w. Albany, 276 W. The source is hilly; soil, gravelly loam. Drained by Shawangunk cr. The v. contains 2 churches, 3 ores, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants, has 9 stores, cap. $37,800; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 1 printing offices, 1 periodical paper, 5 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. manufac. $39,400. 1 acad. 100 students, 4 sch. 8 scholars. Pop. 1,565.

Mount Hope, bay, R. I., is the n. e. part of Narraganset bay, and sets up between Tiverton and Bristol, a short distance, into Mass. Taunton flows into the n. e. part of it.

Mount Hope, hill, Bristol, R. I., is situated on the w. shore of Mount Hope bay, and is of a conical form, nearly 300 feet high. The prospect from it is highly beautiful; and it is celebrated as a former residence of King Philip.

Mount Hope, p-o., Lebanon co., Pa., 26 e. Harrisburg, 130 W.

Mount Hope, p-o., Salt Creek t., Holmes co., O. The v. of Middletown, in which it is located, contains 3 stores, 30 dwellings, and about 175 inhabitants.

Mount Hope, p-v., Oldham co., Ky.

Mount Hope, p-o., Lawrence co., Ala., 115 n. Tuscaloosa, 780 W. Situated on Town cr.

Mount Hope, p-o., La Fayette co., Mo., 113 w. n. w. Jefferson City, 1,027 W.

Mount Horeb, p-o., Nelson co., Va., 113 w. by n. Richmond, 150 W.

Mount Independence, Orwell t., Vt., 2 s. e. of old fort Ticonderoga. It has no great elevation, but contained important fortifications, celebrated in the early history of the country.

Mount Israel, p-o., Albemarle co., Va., 93 w. n. w. Richmond, 143 W.

Mount Jackson, p-v., Beaver co., Pa., 239 w. by n. Harrisburg, 277 W. Situated on Hickory cr., 3 ms. w. of Mahoning River, and contains 3 stores, and about 60 dwellings. There are mills on the cr., above and below the v.

Mount Jackson, p-v., Shenandoah co., Va., 146 n. w. Richmond, 117 W. It contains 1 Presbyterian Church, 1 store, 1 tannery, and 10 dwellings.

Mount Jefferson, p-o., Chambers co., Ala., 179 e. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 774 W.

Mount Jefferson, p-o., Carroll co., Ia., 68 n. n. w. Indianapolis, 632 W.

Mount Joy, t., Adams co., Pa., 6 s. Gettysburg. The surface is level; soil, red shale. Rock cr. flows on its w. and Willoways cr. on its e. boundary. It has 2 flouring m., 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Pop. 1,031.

Mount Joy, pt., Lancaster co., Pa., 25 s. e. Harrisburg, 123 W. The surface is rolling; soil, calcareous loam, red shale, and gravel. Little Chiques cr. bounds it on the e., and Conewago cr. on the n. w. It has 2 flouring m., 2 grist m 13 saw mills. Cap. in manufac. $17,700. Pop. 1,031.

Mount Joy, p-o., Union dist., S. C, 83 n. w. Columbia, 455 W.

Mount Juliet, p-o., Kanawha co., Va., 302 w. by n. Richmond, 339 W.

Mount Kingston, p-o., Montgomery co., Ill., 63 s. Springfield, 777 W.

Mount Laurel, p-o., Halifax co., Va., 115 s. w. Richmond, 202 W.

Mount Lebanon, p-o., Davidson co., N. C, 126 w. Raleigh, 384 W.

Mount Lebanon, p-o., Spartanburg dist., S. C, 112 n. w. Columbia, 485 W.

Mount Lebanon, p-o., Claiborne par., La., 400 n. w. New Orleans, 1,270 W.

Mount Level, p-o., Dinwiddie co., Va.

Mount Liberty, p-v., Liberty t, Knox co., O., 41 n. e. Columbus, 386 W. It contains 2 stores and 12 or 15 dwellings.

Mount Linneus, p-o., Monongalia co., Va., 286 n. w. Richmond, 219 W.

Mount Marcy, N. Y., is situated in Keene t., Essex co., and is the highest peak of the Adirondack Mountains, being 5,467 feet above tidewater in Hudson r. There are several other peaks in the vicinity, nearly as high, and they are little inferior in elevation to the White Mountains, in N. H.

Mount Meigs, p-v., Montgomery co., Ala., 125 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 826 W.

Mount Meridian, p-v., Augusta co., Va., 125 w. n. w. Richmond, 144 W. It contains 1 Methodist church, 1 store, 1 flouring m., and 10 dwellings.

Mount Meridian, p-v., Putnam co., Ia., 36 w. by s. Indianapolis, 607 W. Situated on the national road.

Mount Moriah, p-v., Wilcox co., Ala., 122 s. Tuscaloosa, 897 W.

Mount Morne, p-o., Pike co., Ga , 86 w. Milledgeville, 705 W.

Mount Morris, pt., Livingston co., N. Y., 10 s. Genesee, 242 w. Albany, 353 W. The surface is varied, having a high table land in the centre; soil, a fertile clay loam. Drained by Genesee r. The v. is half a mile s. e. of Genesee r., and contains 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, 20 stores, 1 furnace, 1 pottery, 2 flouring m., and 2 saw m. The water power is derived from a dam across the Genesee r., and a raceway over half a mile long. There are in the t., 21 stores, cap. $76,600; 1 furnace, 2 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 pottery, 1 printing office, 2 weekly newspapers, 2 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $53,070; 1 acad. 60 students, 12 sch. 430 scholars. Pop. 4,576.

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Mount Morris, p-v., Whately t., Greene co., Pa., 228 w. by s. Harrisburg, 227 W. Situated on the s. side of Dunkard's cr., on the s. boundary of the state. It is a small v.

Mount Morris, Ogle co., Ill., 177 n. Springfield, 837 W.

Mount Mourne, p-o., Iredell co., N. C, 146 w. Raleigh, 383 W.

Mount Niles, p-o., St. Clair co., Ala., 90 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 727 W.

Mount Olympus, p-o., Madison co., Miss., 17 n. Jackson, 1,027 W.

Mount Pinson, p-o., Jefferson co., Ala., 68 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 766 W.

Mount Pinson, p-o., Madison co., Tenn., 146 w. s. w. Nashville, 831 W.

Mount Pisgah, p-o., Iredell co., N. C, 168 w. Raleigh, 379 W.

Mount Pleasant, t., Westchester co., N. Y., 6 n. White Plains, 125 s. Albany. The surface is chiefly hilly; soil, fertile, and well cultivated. Marble, of a good quality, is found here. It contains the v. of Sing Sing, which see. There are in the t. 4 acad., 195 students. Pop. 7,367.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., Alexandria t., Hunterdon co., N. J., 38 n. by w. Trenton, 195 W. Situated on Hakehokake cr., and contains a church, a store, a grist m., and 10 or 12 dwellings.

Mount Pleasant, b., Tioga co., Pa. It has 2 tanneries, 1 flouring m. Cap. in manufactures $8,240. 2 sch. 117 scholars. Pop. 554.

Mount Pleasant, t., Adams co., Pa., 17 e. Gettysburg. The surface is level; soil, red shale. A branch of Conewago cr. flows on its e. boundary. Watered by Plum run, and White run, tributaries of Rock cr., and Swift and Bush runs, which flow into Conewago cr. It has 3 stores, cap. $7,000; 1 distillery, 1 pottery, 3 flouring m., 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $15,800. 9 sch. 360 scholars. Pop. 1,589.

Mount Pleasant, pt., Westmoreland co., Pa., 170 w. Harrisburg, 196 W. The surface is gently uneven; soil, loam and gravel. Drained by Big Sewickly and Jacob's creeks. The v. contains 1 Baptist and 1 Methodist church, 2 tanneries, 1 flouring m., 2 sch. 117 scholars. Pop. 554. Incorporated in 1828. The t. has 10 stores, cap. $39,500; 4 tanneries, 13 distilleries, 1 flouring m. Cap. in manufac. $6,680. 5 sch. 120 scholars. Pop. 2,123.

Mount Pleasant, t., Columbia co., Pa. It has 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,375. 3 sch. Pop. 609.

Mount Pleasant, t., Wayne co., Pa. Drained by the head branches of Lackawaxen, Dyberry and Great Equinunk creeks. It has 11 sch. 190 scholars. Pop. 1,359.

Mount Pleasant, t., Washington co., Pa. It has 4 stores, cap. $7,000; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,800. 1 acad. 11 students, 9 sch. 300 scholars. Pop. 1,203.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., Frederick co., Md., 81 n. w. Annapolis, 49 W.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., Spottsylvania co., Va., 64 n. Richmond, 73 W.

Mount Pleasant, p-o., Newton co., Ga., 64 n. w. Milledgeville, 646 W.

Mount Pleasant, p-o., Monroe co., Ala., 156 s. Tuscaloosa, 948 W. Situated on a small stream 3 ms. e. of the Alabama r.

Mount Pleasant, pt., Jefferson co., O., 131 e. by n. Columbus, 277 W. The v. contains 3 churches, 1 Associate Reformed, 1 Methodist and 1 Friends, all of brick, a bank, a marke house, several stores, a printing office, 120 dwellings, and about 700 inhabitants. A large number of mills and manufactories exist in the vicinity, mostly on Short creek. The t. has 10 stores cap. $22,600; 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 1 bindery, 3 flouring m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac $45,000. 1 acad. 140 students, 3 sch. 250 scholars. Pop. 1,676.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., Oakland co., Mich 41 n. w. Detroit, 565 W.

Mount Pleasant, v., Cabarrus co., N. C. I contains about 60 inhabitants.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., Maury co., Tenn., 5: s. s. w. Nashville, 730 W.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., capital of Harlan co Ky., 165 s. e. Frankfort, 473 W. Situated on the n. side of the Clover fork of Cumberland r., near its junction with Martin's fork. It contains court house, jail, and clerk's office, and a few dwellings.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., capital of Martin co la., 106 s. s. w. Indianapolis, 653 W. Situate on the w. side of e. fork of White r. It has court house, jail, several stores, and about 3 dwellings.

Mount Pleasant, p-o., Union co., Ill., 209; Springfield, 819 W.

Mount Pleasant, p-o., Wilkinson co., Miss 122 s. s. w. Jackson, 1,122 W.

Mount Pleasant, t., Van Buren co., Mo. has 3 sch. 70 scholars. Pop. 694.

Mount Pleasant, pt., Barry co., Mo., 212 w. Jefferson City, 1,123 W. It has 1 school 1 scholars. Pop. 519.

Mount Pleasant, p-v., capital of Henry co. Iowa. Situated on the n. side of Big cr. It contains a court house, of brick, in the centre on a public square, 100 dwellings, and about 400 habitants. It is on a high prairie roll, end its situation is healthful and pleasant. It was laid out in 1836.

Mount Pleasant, p-o., Racine co., Wis., 105 e. s. e. Madison, 786 W. Situated about 8 miles w. of Lake Michigan.

Mount Pleasant Mills, p-o., Perry t., Uni. co., Pa., 61 n. Harrisburg, 164 W.

Mount Pocono, p-o., Monroe co., Pa., 124 e. by e. Harrisburg, 220 W.

Mount Prospect, p-o., Obion co., Tenn., 140 w. by n. Nashville, 826 W.

Mount Prospect, p-o., Crawford co., Ia., 106 s. by w. Indianapolis, 637 W.

Mount Pulaski, p-o., Sangamon co., Ill, 27 e. Springfield, 787 W.

Mount Republic, p-v., Canaan t., Wayne co., Pa., 171 n. e. Harrisburg, 265 W.

Mount Reserve, p-o., Bedford co., Tenn., 66 s. Nashville, 672 W.

Mount Rock, p-o., Cumberland co., Pa., 22 w. Harrisburg, 110 W.

Mount Seen, p-o., Mecklenburg co., N. C. 166 w. s. w. Raleigh, 405 W.

Mount Sidney, p-v., Augusta co., Va., 127 w. n. w. Richmond, 145 W. It contains 1 church free to all denominations, 1 academy; 3 stores , 35 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitant.

Mount Sinai, p-o., Suffolk co., N. Y., 20 s. e. Albany, 235 W.

Mount Seward, mts., N. Y., is the name given to a lofty group of the Adirondack Mountains, in the s. e. part of Franklin co., elevated 4,000 feet above the ocean.

Mount Solon, p-o., Augusta co., Va., 139 w. n. w. Richmond, 146 W.

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Mount Sterling, p-v., Pleasant t., Madison co., O., 32 w. Columbus, 421 W.

Mount Sterling, v., Muskingum co., O. Pop. 177.

Mount Sterling, p-v., and capital of Montgomery co., Ky., 59 e. Frankfort, 514 W. Situated on a small branch of the south fork of Licking r., and contains a court house, jail, 10 stores, and 585 inhabitants.

Mount Sterling, p-v., capital of Brown co., Ill., 77 w. by n. Springfield, 854 W. Situated on a small branch of Crooked creek, and contains a court house, and several stores and dwellings.

Mount Sterling, t., Pettis co., Mo. Pop. 1,246.

Mount Sterling, p-v., Washington co., Ala., 109 s. s. w. Tuscaloosa, 927 W. Situated on the n. side of Shuckeba cr.

Mount Tabor, t., Rutland co., Vt., 36 n. e. Bennington. It is a mountainous t. in the Green mountain range, but has some soil adapted to grazing. Otter creek r. rises here. It has 5 saw n. Cap. in manufac. $1,450. 3 sch. 59 scholars. Pop. 227.

Mount Tabor, p-v., Union dist., S. C, 76 n. w. Columbia, 452 W.

Mount Tabor, p-v., Monroe co., Ia., 45 s. s. w. Indianapolis, 616 W. Situated on the n. side of Bean Blossom creek. It has 2 flouring m. and several neat dwellings.

Mount Tirzah, p-o., Person co., N. C., 44 n. n. w. Raleigh, 260 W.

Mount Tom, Mass., a little w. of Connecticut r., near Northampton. It belongs to a range which extends into Connecticut, and terminates near New Haven.

Mount Union, p-o., Huntingdon co., Pa.

Mount Union, p-v., Stark co., O., 138 n. e. Columbus, 304 W.

Mount Upton, p-v., Guilford t., Chenango co., N Y., 99 w. Albany, 331 W. Situated on the w. side of Unadilla r., and contains 1 Episcopal church, 3 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 30 dwellings, and about 225 inhabitants.

Mount Vernon, pt., Kennebec co., Me., 15 n. w. Augusta, 609 W. There are several large and pleasant ponds in the t. The soil is very fertile. Incorporated in 1792. It has 6 stores, cap. $8,250; 2 fulling m., 2 grist m., 4 saw m. cap. in manufac. $6,795. 608 scholars in schools, Pop. 1,475.

Mount Vernon, pt, Hillsboro' co., N. H., 32 s. s. w. Concord, 366 W. Drained by a branch f Souhegan r. The surface is elevated. Organized from Amherst in 1803. It has one store, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. manufac. $16,285. 4 sch. 210 scholars. Pop. 720.

Mount Vernon, p-o., Providence co., R. I., 17 w. Providence, 383 W.

Mount Vernon, p-v., Chester co., Pa., 72 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 101 W.

Mount Vernon, Va., the former residence of Gen. Washington, on the w. bank of the Potomac, 6 ms. below Alexandria. It contains the mansion and the tomb of the Father of his country; and any a citizen and traveler has made a pilgrimage to this hallowed spot.

Mount Vernon, p-o., Rowan co., N. C, 132. W. Raleigh, 366 W.

Mount Vernon, p-v., capital of Montgomery co. Ga., 112 s. e. by s. Milledgeville, 723 W. It contains a court house, jail, a store, and a few Dwellings.

Mount Vernon, p-v., Mobile co., Ala., 184 s. w. Tuscaloosa, 996 W. Situated 3 ms. w. of 3othe Mobile r. It contains an arsenal, and several at dwellings.

Mount Vernon, p-v., capital of St. Francis co., Ark. Situated 3 ms. west of St. Francis v., and contains a court house, and a few dwellings.

Mount Vernon, p-o., Monroe co., Tenn., 170 e. s. e. Nashville, 547 W.

Mount Vernon, p-v., capital of Rock Castle co., Ky., 75 s. s. e. Frankfort, 563 W. It contains a court house and several stores and dwellings.

Mount Vernon, p-v., and capital of Knox co., O., 51 n. e. Columbus, 376 W. Situated on Vernon r., or Owl cr. It contains a fine court house, jail, 4 churches, 2 Presbyterian, (1 old and 1 new school,) 1 Episcopal, a fine Gothic structure, and 1 Protestant Methodist, 20 stores, 3 flouring m., 2 saw m., 1 oil m., 2 printing offices, 250 dwellings, and 2,362 inhabitants.

Mount Vernon, p-v., Macomb co., Mich., 32 n. Detroit, 554 W.

Mount Vernon, p-v., capital of Posey co., Ia., 188 s. w. by s. Indianapolis, 749 W. It is situated on a high bank, on a n. bend in the Ohio r., and commands a view of the r. for 16 ms. It contains a court house, jail, 15 or 20 stores, a steam flouring and saw m., and about 900 inhabitants.

Mount Vernon, p-v., capital of Jefferson co., Ill., 129 s. s. e. Springfield, 794 W. It contains a court house, jail, 3 churche, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 9 stores, and about 200 inhabitants.

Mount Vernon, p-v., Dade co., Mo.

Mount Vernon Village, p-v., Mount Vernon t., Kennebec co., Me., 17 n. w. Augusta, 612 W.

Mountville, p-v., Loudon co., Va., 139 n. Richmond, 50 W. It contains one store, and about 80 inhabitants.

Mountville, p-v., Laurens dist., S. C., 74 n. w. Columbia, 512 W.

Mountville, p-v., Troup co., Ga., 112 w. Milledgeville, 731 W.

Mount Vision, p-v., Laurens t., Otsego co., N. Y., 79 w. Albany, 362 W. It contains 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 woolen fac, 1 Methodist church, and 20 dwellings.

Mount Vista, p-o., Henry co., Tenn., 102 w. by n. Nashville, 780 W.

Mount Washington, t., Berkshire co., Mass. Situated in the s. w. corner of the state. The surface is elevated and mountainous, being on the Taghkanic range, the principal summit of which is in this t., and is 3,000 feet above the level of the sea. Some of the soil is adapted to grazing. A branch of Ancram cr. rises here. Incorporated in 1779. It has 1 fulling m., 1 forge, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. 3 sch. 140 scholars. Pop. 438.

Mount Washington, p-o., Urbanna t., Steuben co., N. Y., 212 w. by s. Albany, 312 W.

Mount Washington, p-v., Washington co., Ga., 38 e. s. e. Milledgeville, 656 W.

Mount Washington, p-v., Bullitt co., Ky., 59 w. s. w. Frankfort, 601 W. Situated 2 ms. n. e. of Salt r., on the turnpike from Louisville to Bardstown, 18 ms. from each, and contains 1 Baptist and 1 Methodist church, and about 300 inhabitants.

Mount Washington, p-o., Copiah co., Miss., 43 s. s. w. Jackson, 1,058 W. Situated on a branch of Bayou Pierre r.

Mount Willing, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 53 n. w. Raleigh, 287 W.

Mount Willing, p-v., Edgefield dist., S. C, 41 w. Columbia, 527 W. Situated on a branch of Little Saluda r.

Mount Willing, p-v., Lowndes co., Ala., 120 s. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 869 W. Situated on Cedar cr.

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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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