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Norwich, p-t. and capital of Chenango co., N. Y., 112 w. Albany, 336 W. The surface is hilly, with a wide valley extending through the t., from n. to s., through which Chenango r. flows, and on which are fertile and highly cultivated flats. The elevated parts are adapted to grazing. The v. is beautifully situated on the w. bank of Chenango r., and contains a court house, jail, county clerk's office, banking house, 4 churches-1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist-20 stores and groceries, 2 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 tannery, 1 oil m., 1 fulling m., 1 leather mitten and glove fac., 1 piano-forte fac., 1 coach lace fac., 1 furnace and machine shop, 2 printing offices, 200 dwellings, and about 1,500 inhabitants. There are in the t. 20 stores, cap. $68,400; 5 fulling m., 1 woolen fac., 4 tanneries, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, and 2 periodicals, 6 grist m., 20 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $40,750. 3 acad. 82 students, 34 sch. 1,049 scholars. Pop. 4,145.

Norwich, v., Oyster Bay t., Queens co., N. Y. It contains 1 Methodist church, 3 stores, 25 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants.

Norwich, p-t., McKean co., Pa., 190 n. w. Harrisburg, 272 W. The v. is situated on Potatoe creek, and contains a number of dwellings. There are in the t. 2 sch. 70 scholars. Pop. 184.

Norwich, p-v., Union t., Muskingum co., O., 65 e. Columbus, 328 W. Situated on the national road, and contains 2 churches, 6 stores, various mechanic shops, 1 brewery, 1 steam m., 100 dwellings, and about 600 inhabitants.

Norwich, t., Franklin co., O. Situated on the w. side of Scioto r. It has 3 sch. 52 scholars. Pop. 731.

Norwich, t., Huron co., O., 15 s. Norwalk, 90 n. e. Columbus. It has 2 stores, cap. $10,000; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $12,000. 3 sch. 87 scholars. Pop. 676.

Norwichtown, p-v., Norwich t., New London co., Ct., 37 s. e. Hartford, 355 W. Situated about 2 ms. n. of the Landing, or Norwich City. It contains several streets, not very regularly laid out, 2 churches--1 Congregational, 1 Methodist, on a handsome public square--several stores, and about 200 dwellings, and several extensive manufactories.

Norwood, p-v., Montgomery co., N. C, 158 w. s. w. Raleigh, 395 W.

Notipekago, county, Mich. Situated centrally on the w. side of the peninsula. It contains 500 sq. miles, and has sand hills and bluffs along the lake. Drained by Notipekago and Sable rivers. (It is unorganized.)

Nottingham, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 25 e. s. e. Concord, 482 W. The surface is uneven and broken; soil, in many parts, fertile. Drained by Little and North rivers. Incorporated in 1722. Iron ore is found. It has a pleasant v. called Nottingham Square. There are in the t. 5 stores, cap. $5,000; 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 6 saw m., 11 sch. 467 scholars. Pop. 1,193.

Nottingham, t., Mercer co., N. J., 17 n. e. Mount Holly. The surface is generally level; soil, various, from stiff clay to sandy loam. Watered by Assunpink and Crosswick's creeks, and their tributaries. It has 28 stores, cap. $107,350; 3 lumber yards, cap. $11,000; 3 furnaces, 3 fulling m., 3 woolen fac., 7 cotton fac. 6,500 sp., 5 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 1 printing office, 1 bindery, 10 grist m., 7 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $596,770. 1 acad. 36 students, 13 sch. 348 scholars. Pop. 5,109.

Nottingham, t., Washington co., Pa., 13 e. Washington b. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Drained by Peter's, Mingo, and Little Mingo creeks. Coal is abundant. It contains Williamsport v. The t. has 4 stores, cap. $16,000; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 2 flouring m. Cap. in manufac. $8,000. Pop. 983.

Nottingham, p-v., Prince George's co., Md., 32 s. w. Annapolis, 26 W.

Nottingham, t., Harrison co., O. Pop. 368.

Nottingham Turnpike, p-o., Nottingham t., Rockingham county, N. H., 25 e. s. e. Concord, 496 W.

Nottoway, r., Va. and N. C., rises in Prince Edward co., Va., and joins the Meherrin r. in Gates co., N. C., to form Chowan r. It is about 110 ms. long.

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Nottoway, County, Va. Situated centrally toward the s. e. part of the state, and contains 290 sq. ms. Drained by tributaries of the Appomattox r., and by Nottoway r. and its tributaries. Capital, Nottoway C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,540, sheep 6,827, swine 10,294; wheat 42,145 bush. produced, Ind. corn 248,863, oats 70,130, potatoes 8,367, tobacco 2,212,950 pounds, cotton 20,682; 7 stores, cap. $55,000; 5 tanneries, 8 flouring m., 17 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $48,748. 10 sch. 195 scholars. Pop. whites 2,490, slaves 7,071, free col'd 158; total, 9,719.

Nottoway, p-t., St. Joseph co., Mich., 137 w. s. w. Detroit, 592 W. It contains 6 stores, 1 flouring m., 2 saw m. 10 sch. 201 scholars. Pop. 1,226.
Nottoway, C. H., p-v., capital of Nottoway co., Va., 67 s. w. Richmond, 186 W. It is situated on Nottoway r., and contains a court house, jail, clerk's office, 1 store, several mechanic shops, 1 flouring m., 15 dwellings, and about 90 inhabitants.

Novi, p-t., Oakland co., Mich., 25 n. w. Detroit, 547 W. Watered by the w. branch of Rouge r. It has 2 stores, cap. $6,100; 10 sch. 255 scholars. Pop. 1,351.

Noxubee, County, Miss. Situated in the e. part of the state, and contains 680 sq. ms. Drained by the w. fork of Tombigbee r. and its branches. Capital, Macon. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,075, sheep 1,461, swine 21,140; wheat 4,072 bush. produced, Indian corn 400,750, oats 15,036, potatoes 11,638, cotton 1,696,345 pounds; 7 stores, cap. $80,000; 1 tannery, 2 flouring m., 4 grist m., 4 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $8,050. 7 acad. 170 students, 4 sch. 70 scholars. Pop. whites 1,817, slaves 6,157, free col'd 1; total, 9,975.

Nubbin Ridge, p-o., Hardiman co., Tenn., 179 s. w. by w. Nashville.

Nulhegan, r., Vt., in the n. e. part of the state, enters Connecticut r. in Bloomfield. It is in general a rapid stream.

Number One, p-o., Aroostook co., Me., 144 n. e. Augusta, 739 W.

Number Three, p-o., Aroostook co., Me., 154 n. e. Augusta, 749 W.

Numidia, p-o., Columbia co., Pa.

Nunda, t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 20 n. Angelica, 225 w. by s. Albany. The surface is undulating; soil, a fertile argillaceous loam, adapted to grain. Drained by Canaseraga and Cashaqua creeks. It has 13 stores, cap. $30,550; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 flouring m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $42,300. 1 acad. 47 students, 13 sch. 1,064 scholars. Pop. 2,637.

Nunda Valley, p-v., Nunda t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 253 w. by s. Albany, 352 W. Situated on Cashaqua cr., and contains 3 churches--1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Universalist--1 academy, 10 stores, 1 woolen fac., 1 grist m., 1 machine shop, 1 furnace, 1 tannery, about 150 dwellings, and 1,000 inhabitants.

Nyack, p-v., Orangetown t., Rockland co., N. Y., 128 s. by w. Albany, 262 W. Pleasantly situated on the w. side of Hudson r., on Tappan sea, an expansion of the r. It contains 3 churches, 5 stores, various mechanic shops, 100 dwellings, and about 800 inhabitants. A steamboat and several sloops ply between this place and New York.

Nyack Turnpike, p-o., Clarkstown t., Rockland co., N. Y., 128 s. by w. Albany, 264 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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