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Mount Yonah, p-o., Habersham co., Ga., 154 n. Milledgeville, 620 W.

Mount Zion, p-o., Lebanon co., Pa., 30 e. Harrisburg, 140 W.

Mount Zion, p-o., Campbell co., Va., 118 w. by s. Richmond, 208 W.

3Iount Zion, p-o., Spartanburg dist., S. C, 106 n. w. Columbia, 480 W.

Mount Zion, p-v., Hancock co., Ga., 30 n. e. Milledgeville, 654 W. It contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, an academy, and 18 or 20 dwellings.

Mount Zion, p-o., DeKalb co., Ala., 126 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 691 W.

Mount Zion, p-o., Union co., Ky., 225 w. by s. Frankfort, 752 W.

Mount Zion, p-o., Marion co., Ill., 117 s. s. e. Springfield, 769 W.

Moureytovvn, p-v., White Oak t., Highland co., O., 87 s. w Columbus, 454 W.

Mouth of Miller's Creek, p-o., Estill co., Ky.

Mouth of Posa, p-o., Kanawha co., Va., 329 w. n. w. Richmond, 366 W.

Mouth of Sandy, p-o., Henry co. Tenn., 91 w. by n. Nashville, 769 W.

Mouth of Wilson, p-o., Grayson co., Va.; 291 w. s. w. Richmond, 356 W.

Mouth of Yellow Creek, p-o., Jefferson co., O., 149 e. by n. Columbus, 275 W.

Moyamensing, t, Philadelphia co., Pa. It has 127 stores, cap. $85,225; 1 cotton fac, 1 brewery. Cap. in manufac. $102,330. 2 acad. 745 students, 14 sch. 2,156 scholars. Pop. 14,573. (See Philadelphia.)

Muchinippe, p-o., Logan co., O., 84 n. w. Columbus, 469 W.

Muckwonago, p-o., Milwaukee co., Wis., 79 e. Madison, 806 W.

Mud Creek, p-o., Bath t, Steuben co., N. Y., 221 w. by. s. Albany, 293 W.

Mud Creek, p-o., Henderson co., N. C.

Mod Creek, p-o., Randolph co., Ark.

Muddy Creek, t., Butler co., Pa. It has 5 stores, cap. $34,500; 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,745. 13 sch. 504 scholars. Pop. 1,998.

Muddy Creek, p-o., Preston co., Va., 275 n. w. Richmond, 197 W.

Muddy Creek Forks, p-o., York co., Pa.

Muddy Fork, p-o., Cleveland co., N. C, 194 w. by s. Nashville, 439 W.

Muddy Lane, p-o., MacDonough co., Ill., 98 n. w. Springfield.

Muddy, r., Ky., rises in Todd and Logan counties, and flowing n., forms the boundary between Butler and Muhlenburg counties, and enters Green r.

Mud Lick, p-o., Chatham co., N. C, 60 w. Raleigh, 314 W.

Muhlenburg, County, Ky. Situated centrally in the e. part of the state, and contains 490 sq. ms. Green r. flows on its n. e. boundary, by branches of which it is watered. Capital, Greenville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 8,866, sheep 7,946, swine 32,959; wheat 34,960 bush, produced, Ind. corn 351,936, oats 37,731, Potatoes 9,396, tobacco 286,747 pounds; 1 furnace; 15 stores, cap. $82,500; 5 tanneries, 10 distilleries, 7 grist m., 4 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $7,530. 4 sch. 98 scholars. Pop. whites 5,755, slaves 1,196, free col'd 13; total, 6,964.

Muhlenburg, p-o., Luzerne co., Pa., 112 n. e. Harrisburg, 223 W.

Muhlenburg, t., Pickaway co., O., 12 n. w. Circleville. It contains the v. of Darbyville. It has 3 stores, cap. $5,000; 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,400. 1 sch. 35 scholars Pop. 653.

Mulberry, r., Ala., a n. w. and main branch of Tuscaloosa or Black Warrior r., which it forms by uniting with Locust Fork, on the w. border of Jefferson co.

Mulberry, p-o., Miami t., Clermont co., O 108 s. w. Columbus, 480 W.

Mulberry, p-o., Wilkes co., N. C, 193 w. by n. Raleigh, 383 W.

Mulberry, p-o., Jackson co., Ga., 164 n. by w. Milledgeville, 645 W.

Mulberry, t., Franklin co., Ark. It has 2 stores, cap. $13,000; 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,400. 2 sch. 55 scholars. Pop. 614.

Mulberry, t., Johnson co., Ark. It has 1 powder m., 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $700 Pop. 242.

Mulberry, p-o., Lincoln co., Tenn., 86 s. Nashville, 709 W.

Mulberry Creek, p-o., Autauga co., Ala., 101 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 862 W.

Mulberry Gap, p-o., Claiborne co., Tenn., 242 e. by n. Nashville.

Mulberry Grove, p-o., Harris co., Ga., 139 w. by s. Milledgeville, 778 W.

Mulberry Grove, p-o., Hopkins co., Ky., 206 w. s. w. Frankfort, 748 W.

Mulberry Grove, p-o., Bond co., Ill., 82 s. Springfield, 750 W.

Mull Grove, p-o., Lincoln co., N. C, 188 w. by s. Raleigh, 425 W.

Mullico Hill, p-v., Gloucester co., N. J. 45 s. Trenton, 156 W. Situated on Racoon cr. It contains an Episcopal and a Friends church, 2 stores, and about 70 dwellings.

Mullica, t., Atlantic co., N. J. It has 10 stores, cap. $16,900; 1 furnace, 3 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $19,300. 5 sch. 296 scholars. Pop. 1,056.

Mullicas, r., N. J., enters the Atlantic through New Inlet, 4 ms. e. of Leeds. It is navigable for vessels of 60 tons for 20 ms. It forms the boundary between Burlington and Atlantic counties.

Multona Springs, a watering place, Attala co., Miss., 13 n. Kosciusko. The waters contain valuable medicinal properties. It has 1 store, an academy, and a few dwellings.

Multicaulisville, p-o., Perry co., Pa., 4: w. Harrisburg, 131 W.

Mumfords Mills, p-o., Washington co., R. I. 46 Providence, 386 W.

Muncy, p-b., Muncy Creek t., Lycoming co Pa., 85 n. Harrisburg, 195 W. Situated a rail e. of the Susquehanna r., and 1 m. s. of Muncy cr. It contains 1 church, common to Episcopalians and Presbyterians; 9 stores, cap. $45,500, 8 lumber yards, 1 furnace, 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap in manufac. $17,393. 2 sch. 80 scholars. Pop 662.

Muncy, t., Lycoming co., Pa., 13 n. e. Williamsport. The surface is mountainous; soil, various. Muncy cr. runs on its e., and Loyalsock cr. on its w. border. It has 1 store, cap. $4,000; 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac $7,600. 6 sch. 360 scholars. Pop. 912.

Muncy Creek, t., Lycoming co., Pa., 13 s. e. Williamsport. The surface is hilly; soil, clay. Drained by Big and Little Muncy creeks, which flow into the w. branch of Susquehanna r. has 2 stores, cap. $8,000; 1 lumber yard. Cap. $1,000; 2 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,300. sch. 210 scholars. Pop. 1,166.

Muncytown, p-v., capital of Delaware co. Ia., 5S n. e. Indianapolis, 529 W. Situated on the s. bank of White r., on an elevation of 30 feet above the r. It is laid out in an oblong, 4 Principal streets being 60 feet wide, the others 45, crossing each other at right angles. It contains p stores, 1 saw m., with a good water power, and !ibout 400 inhabitants.

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Mundy, t., Genesee co., Mich. Pop. 440.

Munfordsville, p-v., capital of Hart co., Ky., 111 s. w. Frankfort, 635 W. Situated on the n. bank of Green r. It contains a court house, jail, several stores, and 274 inhabitants.

Munger's Mill, p-o., Shannon co., Mo., 129 s. e. Jefferson City, 903 W.

Munson, pt., Geauga co., O., 166 n. e. Columbus, 340 W. It has 5 grist m., 7 saw m., 7 sch. 301 scholars. Pop. 1,263.

Munster, p-v., Alleghany t., Cambria co.. Pa., 133 w. by n. Harrisburg, 177 W. It contains 2 stores, 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants.

Murchison's Mills, p-o., Cumberland co., N. C., 74 s. Raleigh, 362 W.

Murder Kill, hundred, Kent co., Del. It as 21 stores, cap. $37,750; 1 tannery, 8 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,850. 13 sch. 99 scholars. Pop. 4,768.

Murdocksville, p-v., Washington co., Pa., 30 w. Harrisburg, 255 W.

Murfreesborough, p-v., Hertford co., N. C, 142 e. n. e. Raleigh, 214 W. Situated on s. side of Chowan r. It contains a Presbyterian church, id and an academy.

Merfreesborough, p-v., capital of Rutherford co., Tenn., 34 s. e. Nashville, 665 W. Situated on a branch of Stone cr., on a commanding eminence and contains a court house, jail, a market house, a Presbyterian church, an academy, a printing office, about 200 dwellings, and 500 inhabitants. It was formerly the capital of the state. The public buildings and many of the dwellings, are neatly built of brick. The country around is highly fertile.

Murphy, p-v., capital of Cherokee co., N. C., 367 w. by s. Raleigh, 597 W. Situated at the junction of Hiawassee and Valley rivers. It contains a court house, and other county buildings.

Murphie's Valley, p-o., Blount Co., Ala., 115 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 733 W.

Murpheysville, p-o., Mason co., Ky., 73 e. n. e. Frankfort, 469 W.

Murray, County, Ga. Situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 650 sq. ms. Drained by Oostanaula r. and its branches. Surface mountainous, soil fertile. Capital, Spring Place, There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,538, sheep 1,156, swine 12,899; wheat 10,568 bush, produced, Ind. corn 174,790, oats 10,654, Potatoes 5,450, tobacco 87 pounds, cotton 9,875; 9 stores, cap. $12,000; tanneries, 5 distilleries, 8 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $19,000. 18 sch. 318 scholars, Pop. whites 3,896, slaves 798, free col'd 1; total, 4,695.

Murray, pt., Orleans co., N. Y., 243 w. by n. Albany, 392 W. The surface is chiefly level; soil fertile. Drained by Sandy cr., which flows n. e. into Lake Ontario. It has 12 stores, cap. $3,300; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 furnace, 3 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,750. 2 acad. 70 students, 16 sch. 828 scholars. Pop. 175.

Murray, p-v., Wells co., Ia., 111 n. e. Indianapolis, 553 W.

Murray's Mills, p-v., Dearborn co., Ia., 99 s. e. Indianapolis, 531 W.

Murraysville, p-v., Franklin t., Westmoreland co., Pa., 181 w. Harrisburg, 207 W. It contains 1 Associate Reformed church, 2 stores, 1 grist m., and 1 woolen fac.

Murraysville, p-v., Hall co., Ga., 130 N. N. w. Milledgeville, 633 W.

Murraysville, p-o., Carlisle t., Lorain co., M 114 n. n. E. Columbus, 377 W.

Murrill's Shop, p-o., Nelson co., Va., 97 w. by n. Richmond, 152 W.

Murrinsville, p-o., Butler co., Pa., 210 w. by n. Harrisburg, 265 W.

Muscatine, County, Iowa. Situated near the centre of the ter., having the Mississippi r. on its s. e. border, and contains 440 sq. ms. Watered by Red Cedar r. and its branches, and Pine cr., which affords water power, and a good harbor for steamboats at its mouth. The soil is fertile, particularly on the Mississippi and Wapsinonock cr., a branch of Cedar r. Muscatine Slue forms a large and fertile alluvial island, on the borders of the Mississippi r. Capital, Bloomington. There were in 1840, neat cattle 1,547, sheep 422, swine 4,820; wheat 5,693 bush, produced, Ind. corn 44,345, oats 8,860, Potatoes 8,647; 15 stores, cap. $4,285; 1 pottery, 3 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,300. 4 sch. 63 scholars. Pop. 1,942.

Muscatine, p-v., Muscatine co., Iowa. Situated on the w. side of Muscatine Slue.

Muscogee, County, Ga. Situated in the w. part of the state, and contains 410 sq. ms. Drained by Upotoi cr. and its branches, tributaries of Chattahoochee r., which runs on its w. border. Capital, Columbus. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,946, sheep 1,807, swine 19,828; wheat13,386 bush, produced, Ind. com 251,420, oats; 6,605, Potatoes 7,931, cotton 1,186,990 pounds; 6 commission houses, $80,000; 106 stores, cap. $473,000; 1 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 1,600 sp., 18 grist m., 18 saw m., 3 printing offices, 1 bindery, 3 weekly and 1 periodical newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $182,400. 3 acad. 60 students, 12 sch. 304 scholars. Pop. whites 6,939, slaves 4,701, free col'd 59; total, 11,699.

Muscle Ridge Island, t., Lincoln co., Me. It has 1 sch. 27 scholars. Pop. 51.

Muse's Bottom, p-o., Jackson co., Va., 361 n. n. w. Richmond, 329 W.

Mush Creek, p-o., Greenville dist., S. C, 133 n. w. Columbia, 518 W.

Muskego, t., Milwaukee co., Wis. Pop. 130.

Muskegat, Island, Mass., a small island between Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, in the form of a horseshoe.

Muskingum, r., O., one of the largest rivers which runs wholly in the state, is formed by 2 main branches, Tuscarawas and White Woman's rivers, which unite at Coshocton. The Tuscarawas rises in Medina co., near the Cuyahoga r., and a portage between them formerly gave name to Portage t. and co. The Muskingum is navigable for large batteaux, 100 ms., to Coshocton. It is obstructed by falls at Zanesville, where is a canal, with a dam and locks, affording a great water power. There is a slack water navigation from Zanesville to Dresden, where a side cut 2½ ms. connects the Muskingum r. with the Ohio canal. The r. enters the Ohio at Marietta, by a mouth 225 yards wide.

Muskingum, County, O. Situated toward the s. e. part of the state, and contains 665 sq. miles. Organized in 1804. Drained by Muskingum r. and its branches, the principal of which is Licking r. It abounds with bituminous coal, and has pipe clay and burrstone, or cellular quartz, suitable for millstones. There are about 30 salt works in the co. The brine is obtained by boring into a stratum of whitish sandstone, (called salt rock,) at a depth of from 350 to 700 feet. The ancient mounds are numerous. Capital, Zanesville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 20,994, sheep 37,173, swine 51,859; wheat 366,929 bush, produced, rye 3,599, Indian corn 623,877, buckwheat 24,979, barley 2,098, oats 196,408, Potatoes 113,149, tobacco 38,529 pounds, sugar 21,824; 50 commission houses, capital $143,350; 66 stores, capital $120,725, 1 lumber yard, cap. $200; 3 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 8 tanneries, 9 distilleries, 5 breweries, 22 potteries, 22 flouring m., 27 grist m., 72 saw m., 1 paper fac, 6 printing offices, 1 bindery, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $338,898; 1 college, 40 students, 4 acad. 218 students, 148 sch. 5,925 scholars. Pop. 33,749.

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Muskingum, pt., Muskingum co., O., 61 e. Columbus, 346 W. It has 3 churches and a salt fac. 7 sch. 228 scholars. Pop. 1,252.

Musk rat Springs, p-o., Bradley co., Tenn.

Myer's, p-o., Venango co., Pa., 196 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 284 W.

Mystic, p-v., Stonington t., New Loudon co. Ct., 52 s. e. Hartford, 362 W. It is situated on the e. side of Mystic r., and connected by a toll bridge with Portersville, on the opposite side of the river.

Mystic Bridge, p-v., Groton t., New London co., Ct., 56 s. e. Hartford, 363 W. Situated on the w. side of Mystic r., in a v. called Portersville, which is connected with Mystic v. on the opposite side of the r., by a toll bridge. The united villages are on Mystic r., 2 ms. from its mouth, and contain 10 stores, about 150 dwellings, and a mariners' church, in Portersville, free to all denominations. The r. is navigable for vessels of 400 tons to the bridge. A number of whale ships and coasting vessels are owned here. Several vessels are employed along the coast as wreckers, and cruise as far as the West Indies. About 300 men and boys, in both villages, are employed in navigation. Ship building is carried on at the head of Mystic r.

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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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