Paoli, Pa to Pawtucket, MA
Paoli, p-v., Fredypin t., Chester co., Pa., 78 E. s. E.
Harrisburg, 128 W. Situated 16 ms. w. by n. from Philadelphia,
on the railroad to Lancaster. Two ms. s. w. of this place is the
battle ground where Gen. Wayne was defeated by a superior
British force under Gen. Grey, Sept. 20th, 1777, when many
Americans were shot down after they had surrendered. A suitable
monument has been erected on the spot to their memory, and the
adjoining field is appropriated to a military parade ground.
Paoli, p-v., capital of Orange co., Ia., 94 s. by w.
Indianapolis, 625 W. Situated on Lick cr., and contains a court
house, jail, a brick seminary, 6 stores, various mechanic shops,
1 oil m., 1 cotton fac, 2 flouring m., 1 of them moved by horse
power, 1 fulling m., and about 450 inhabitants.
Pater Mill Village, p-v., Cheshire co., N. H., 57 s. w. Concord,
Papertown, p-v., Cumberland co., Pa.
Paperville, p-v., Sullivan co., Tenn., 309 e. Nashville, 384 W.
Situated on a branch of Holston r.
Paraclifta, p-v., capital of Sevier co., Ark., 142 s. w. by w.
Little Rock, 1,207 W. Situated on n. side of Little r., a branch
of Red r. It contains a court house and a few dwellings.
Paradise, p-v., Strasburg t., Lancaster co., Pa., 52 w.
Philadelphia, 46 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 119 W. It contains 1
store, and 12 or 15 dwellings.
Paradise, t., York co., Pa. It has 5 stores, cap. $14,000 2
fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 9 distilleries, 6 grist m., 2 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $17,200. 3 sch. 90 scholars. Pop. 2,117.
Paradise, p-v., Cole co., Ill., 81 e. Springfield, 703 W.
Situated near the head of Little Wabash r.
Paradox Lake, N. Y., lies in Schroon t., Essex Co., 4 miles
long, and from half a mile to 1 m. wide. There are many small
lakes in the vicinity.
Paradox, p-o., Schroon t., Essex co., N. Y., 105 N. Albany, 480
Parkham's Store, p-o., Sussex co., Va., 45 s. s. E. Richmond.
Paris, p-t., capital of Oxford co., Me., 39 w. by s. Augusta,
593 W. The surface is uneven soil, fertile, adapted to grain.
Watered by Little Androscoggin r., which affords water power. It
contains a pleasant v., which has a court house, jail, and
considerable trade. Incorporated hi 1793. It has 10 stores, cap.
$10,753 1 woolen fac, 4 tanneries, 1 paper fac, 1 printing
office, 1 weekly newspaper, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $27,295. 17 sch. 1,060 scholars. Pop. 2,454.
Paris, p-t., Oneida co., N. Y., 8 s. Utica, 96 w. n. w. Albany,
378 W. The surface is elevated and undulating soil, sandy and
calcareous loam, generally well cultivated. Drained by Sadaquada
cr., which affords good water power. The v., called Paris Hill,
is situated on elevated ground, and contains 3 churches, 1
Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, 2 stores, and 150
inhabitants. There are in the t. 7 stores, cap. $16,900 2
fulling m., 3 cotton fac. 4,152 sp., 2 tanneries, 2
distilleries, 2 paper fac, 5 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $152,400. 1 acad. 47 students, 15 sch. 864 scholars.
Paris, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 232 w. Harrisburg, 257 W.
Paris, p-v., Fauquier co., Va., 129 n. by w. Richmond, 59 W. It
contains 1 church, free to all denominations, 3 stores, and
about 25 dwellings.
Paris, p-v., capital of Henry co., Tenn., 93 w Nashville, 784 W.
Situated on the s. side of a branch of Little Sandy r., which
flows into Tennessee r. It contains a court house, several
stores, and about 250 inhabitants.
Paris, p-v., capital of Bourbon co., Ky., 3S E. Frankfort, 507
W. Situated on the s. fork of Licking r. It contains a court
house, jail, 2 churches, 10 stores, 3 acad. 110 students, 2 sch.
28 scholars, and 1,197 inhabitants.
Paris, p-v., Stark t. and co., O., 135 n. e. Columbus, 302 W. It
has 2 churches, 4 stores, 15 or 20 mechanic shops, 1 air
furnace, 1 tannery, 50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.
Paris, t., Stark co., O. The surface is rolling and hilly soil,
fertile. Drained by Sandy cr., which affords water power. It has
977 scholars in schools. Pop 2,474.
Paris, t., Portage co., O. Situated in the e. part of the co. It
has 5 sch. 165 scholars. Pop. 933.
Paris, t., Union co., O. It contains the v. of Marysville, the
county seat. It has 5 sch. 148 scholars. Pop. 789.
Paris, p-v., Jennings co., la., 77 s. s. e. Indianapolis, 578 W.
Situated near the s. fork of Muscatatack cr., and contains 3
stores, various mechanic shops, and about 150 inhabitants.
Paris, p-v., capital of Edgar co., Ill., 114 e. Springfield, 665
W. Situated on the borders of a rich prairie, and contains a
brick court house, 9 stores, 60 dwellings, and about 350
Paris, p-v., capital of Monroe co., Mo., 71 n. Jefferson City.
Situated on s. side of Middle fork of Salt r. It contains a
court house, 3 churches, 6 stores, and about 400 inhabitants.
Parisburg, p-v., capital of Giles co., Va. Situated on the s.
side of New r., a principal branch of Great Kanawha r. (See
Giles C. H.)
Paris Furnace, p-o., Paris t., Oneida co., N. Y., 88 w. N. w.
Albany, 377 W.
Parisville, p-o., Paris t., Portage co., O., 150 N. e. Columbus,
Parish, p-t., Oswego co., N. Y., 22 e. Oswego, 147 w. N. w.
Albany, 376 W. The surface is undulating soil, a fertile sandy
loam. Drained by Salmon cr. and its tributaries. The v. contains
1 church, 1 store, 1 grist m., 25 dwellings, and about 159
inhabitants. There are in the t. 2 stores, cap. $7,000 1 fulling
m., 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,700. 16 sch. 404
scholars. Pop. 1,513.
Parish Grove, p-o., Warren co., Ia., 103 n. w. Indianapolis, 664
Parishville, p-t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 15 E. Canton, 221 n.
w. by n. Albany, 505 W. The surface is hilly s., rolling on the
n. soil, a warm sandy loam. Watered by St. Regis, Racket, Grass,
and Oswegatchie rivers. The t. is 40 ms. long. The v. is
situated on St. Regis r., which affords water power, and
contains 1 Congregational and 1 Baptist church, 3 stores, 1
grist m., 1 saw m., 2 clothiers' works, 1 pocket furnace, 1
tannery, 49 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants. There are in
the t. 5 stores, cap. $13,600 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 tannery, 1
distillery, 1 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $21,900 15
sch. 800 scholars. Pop. 2,250.
Parkersburg, p-v., capital of Wood co., Va., 335 n. w. by w.
Richmond, 335 W. Situated on the n. side of Little Kanawha r.,
at its junction with Ohio r., opposite to Belpre in Ohio. It
contains a court house and 10 stores.
Parke, County, Ia. Situated in the w. part of
the state, and contains 450 sq. ms. Surface level soil, fertile.
Wabash r. bounds it on the w. Drained by Big and Little Racoon
and Sugar creeks. Capital, Rockville. There were in 1840, neat
cattle 14,255, sheep 18,853, swine 43,126 wheat 107,183 bush,
produced, rye 4,025, Indian corn 942,850,oats 137,140, potatoes
23,067, tobacco 15,150 pounds, sugar 125,576; 29 stores, cap.
$120,500; 1 furnace, 2 fulling m., 11 tanneries, 21
distilleries, 1 pottery, 9 flouring m., 26 grist m., 44 saw in.,
4 oil m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in
manufac. $143,830. 2 acad. 150 students, 51 sch. 1,811 scholars.
Parkersburg, p-v., Montgomery co., Ia., 44 w. n. w.
Indianapolis, 615 W.
Parkersburg, p-v., Richland co., III., 140 s. e. Springfield,
Parker's Store, p-c, Franklin co., Ga.
Parkersville, p-o, Chester co., Pa., 79 e. s. e. Harrisburg.
Parkersburg, p-v., Chester co., Pa., 57 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 117
W. Park, t., St. Joseph's co., Mich. It has 1 flouring m., 2 saw
m., 5 sch. 85 scholars. Pop. 331.
Park Head, p-o., Washington co., Md.
Park Hill, p-v., and missionary station, Cherokee Nation, Indian
Ter. Situated a little n. of Arkansas r.
Parkison, p-o., Beaver co., Pa.
Parkman, p-t., Piscataquis co., Me., 71 n. by e. Augusta, 666 W.
The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. Drained by a head branch
of Piscataquis r. Incorporated in 1822. It has 3 stores, cap.
$1,500 1 grist m., 3 saw m., 12 sch. 546 scholars. Pop. 1,205.
Parkman, p-t., Geauga co., O., 162 n. e. Columbus, 321 W.
Situated on head waters of Grand r. Drained by a branch of
Cuyahoga r., which affords good water power. It has 4 saw m., 1
acad. 18 students, 3 sch. 128 scholars. Pop. 1,181.
Park's, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C, 108 w. Columbia, 570 W.
Park's, p-o., Scott co., Iowa.
Park's Bridge, p-o., Morgan co., Ga., 36 n. Milledgeville, 612
Parksville, p-v., Sullivan co., N. Y., 116 s. w. Albany, 308 W.
Parkville, p-v., Platte co., Mo.
Parma, p-t., Monroe co., N. Y., 10 n. w. Rochester, 231 w. by N.
Albany, 380 W. The surface is generally level soil, sandy and
gravelly loam. Drained by Salmon and Little Salmon creeks,
flowing into Lake Ontario, which bounds it on the .v. The v. is
situated on the Ridge road, and contains 2 churches, 3 stores,
30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants. There are in the t. 3
stores, cap. $11,200 2 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 5
saw m. Cap. in manufac. $23,300. 17 sch. 914 scholars. Pop.
Parma, p-t., Cuyahoga co., O., 6 s. Cleveland, 137 N. E.
Columbus, 367 W. The surface is chiefly level soil, a fertile
loam, well adapted to grass. Drained by a branch of Cuyahoga r.
It has 1 grist m., 12 saw m., 7 sch. 334 scholars. Pop. 963.
Parma, t., Jackson co., Mich. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500 1 sch.
55 scholars. Pop. 525.
Parma Centre, p-o., Parma t., Monroe co., N. Y., 234 w. by n.
Albany, 383 W.
Parnassus, p-o., Augusta co., Va., 133 w. n. w. Richmond, 152 W.
Parnassus, p-o., Marlborough dist., S. C., 116 N. E. Columbia.
Parrottsville, p-v., Cocke co., Tenn., 237 E. Nashville, 460 W.
Parrysville, p-v., Northampton co., Pa., 99 e. n. e. Harrisburg,
Parsippany, p-v., Hanover t., Morris co., N. J., 60 N. Trenton,
231 W. Situated on Parsippany r., and contains 1 Presbyterian
and 1 Methodist church, an academy, 2 stores, 2 grist m., and
about 20 dwellings.
Parsonsfield, p-t., York co., Me., 86 w. s. w. Augusta, 538 W.
The surface is hilly and rough soil, generally productive. In
its e. part is a largo pond, the outlet of which flows into
Ossipee r., by which it is watered. It has 7 stores, cap.
$14,600 1 lumber yard, cap. $1,000 1 fulling m., 4 tanneries, 4
grist m., 4 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $4,871. 1 acad.
225 students, 20 sch. 473 scholars. Pop. 2,442.
Parson's Creek, t., Linn., co., Mo. Pop. 501.
Parson's Mills, p-o., Guilford co., N. C.
Partlows, p-o., Spottsylvania co., Va., 92 n. Richmond, 83 W.
Partnership, p-o., Charles co., Md.
Partridge Island, p-o., Hancock t., Delaware CO., N. Y., 116 s.
w. Albany, 298 W.
Partridge Point, p-o., Tazewell co., Ill., 81 N. Springfield,
Pascagoula, r., Miss., is formed by the union of Chickasawhay
and Leaf rivers, and after a course of 200 ms. s., falls into
Pascagoula sound of the Gulf of Mexico. It is navigable for 50
ms. for vessels drawing 6 feet water, and 150 ms. for boats.
Pascagoula, sound. Miss and Ala. Situated off the mouth of
Pascagoula r., in the Gulf of Mexico, from which it is separated
by low, narrow islands. It is about 55 ms. long, with an average
breadth of 8 ms.
Pascagoula, v., Jackson co., Miss. Situated on the e. side of
Pascagoula r., at its entrance into Pascagoula Bay.
Paskack, p-v., Washington t., Passaic Co., N J., 8S N. N. E.
Trenton, 254 W. Situated on the w. side of Hackensack r.
Pasquotank, r., N. C, rises in the Dismal Swamp, and runs s. e.
into Albemarle Sound. It is connected with Elizabeth r. by a
canal, which forms a communication between Hampton roads and
Albemarle Sound. This canal is 23 miles long, 65 feet deep, 46
feet wide, and at intervals of a quarter of a m., 60 feet wide,
for turn-out stations. It has a navigable feeder of 5 ms. from
Lake Drummond, and is an important channel of communication
between Norfolk and the South.
Pasquotank, County, N. C. Situated in the n. e.
part of the state, and contains 300 sq. ms. The surface is
level, and in some parts marshy. The soil which is capable of
cultivation is generally fertile. Pasquotank r. runs on its N.
E. border. Capital, Elizabeth. There were in 1840, neat cattle
5,719, sheep 3,415, swine 15,605 wheat 19,130 bush, produced,
Ind. corn 473,970, oats 45,101, potatoes 21,065 26 stores,
capital $194,850 1 tannery, 10 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 printing
office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $41,300. 2 acad. 78
students, 5 sch. 103 scholars. Pop. whites 4,650, slaves 2,943,
free col'd 1,076 total, 8,514.
Passadumkeag, p-t., Penobscot co., Me., 100 N. E. Augusta, 695
W. Situated on the e. side of Penobscot r. The soil is fertile,
adapted to grain. Drained by Passadumkeag r. and Coldstream, its
tributary, both flowing from ponds, and after their junction,
passing into the Penobscot. The v. is situated at the junction
of the Passadumkeag r. with the Penobscot. There are in the t. 6
sch. 169 scholars. Pop. 394.
Passaic, r., N. J., rises in Mendham, Morris Co., and though
flowing through a mountainous country, is generally a winding
and sluggish stream, though it has some falls which afford good
mill seats, particularly the great falls at Paterson, where it
has a perpendicular descent of 50 feet and a total fall of 70
feet, and is about 60 feet wide, affording an immense water
power. It finally enters Newark bay. It is navigable for sloops
to Acquackanonck, 12 ms. It has marshes on its borders near its
mouth. Its whole length is about 70 ms.
Passaic, County, N. J. Situated in the n. e.
part of the state, and contains 180 sq. ms. Drained by Passaic
r. and its tributaries. The surface is uneven; soil, generally
fertile. Capital, Paterson. There were in 1840, neat cattle,
5,532 sheep 5,075, swine 4,565; wheat 5,190 bush. produced, rye
36,721, Ind. com 70,874, buckwheat 24,012, oats 45,945, potatoes
78,836; 126 stores, cap. $226,300; 4 lumber yards, cap. $25,000;
1 furnace, 18 forges, 4 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 20 cotton fac.
46,056 sp., 2 dyeing and printing establishments, 7 tanneries, 2
distilleries, 1 brewery, 3 grist m., 21 saw m., 4 paper fac, 2
printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac.
$1,931,970. 3 acad. 128 students, 41 sch. 1,987 scholars. Pop.
Passamaquoddy, Bay, Me., lies partly in the state of Maine, and
partly in the British province of New Brunswick. Its entrance is
about 6 ms. wide from n. to s., and its length is about 12 ms.
Campobello Island divides the entrance into 2 passages. It also
contains Deer Island. The bay is well sheltered, has everywhere
a sufficient depth of water for the largest vessels, and is
never closed by ice. Its waters abound with mackerel, cod,
herring, and other fish. The tide varies from 25 to 33 feet. The
boundary of the United States passes on the w. side of
Campobello Island, into the St. Croix r., which enters the n. w.
part of this bay.
Pass Christian, p-v., Harrison co., Miss. Situated on the e.
side of the entrance into the Bay of St. Louis, of the Gulf of
Pasumpsic, r., Vt., rises from a pond on the e. ne of Wetmore
t., and pursues a s. course until it falls into Connecticut r.,
a mile below the foot of Fifteen Mile falls. It has several
falls, particularly in the s. part of Lyndon, where it descends
65 feet in the distance of 30 rods, proving a great water power.
Its length is about 1 ms.
Pasumpsic, p-v., Caledonia co., Vt., 41 e. Montpelier, 542 W.
Passyunk, t., Philadelphia co., Pa. The surface is level; soil,
alluvion and loam. It includes the w. part of the tongue of land
between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, below the city
Philadelphia. League Island, in the Delaware belongs to it. It
is covered with gardens and meadows. The bank of the Schuylkill,
which bounds it on the w., is high and steep, and along is a
pleasant drive. It has a cap. in manufac. 836,225. Pop. 1,594.
Patapsco, r., Md., rises in Baltimore co., and enters Chesapeake
bay, by a broad estuary, between North point and Bodkin's point.
It is navigable to Fell's point, in Baltimore, 14 ms., for
vessels drawing 18 feet of water. In its course, affords
extensive water power.
Patch Grove, p-o., Grant co., Wis., 110 w. Madison, 942 W.
Patchin's Mills, p-o., Conhocton t., Steuben, N. Y., 238 w. by
s. Albany, 323 W.
Patchogue, p-v., Brookhaven t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 60 e . New
York, 204 s. s. e. Albany, 284 It is situated on the s. side of
Long Island, and contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist
Church, 5 stores, 1 grist m., 1 paper m., 2 cotton fac, 1 woolen
fac, 2 tanneries, 80 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants. It is
near Great South Bay and is much resorted to for fishing and
fowling. A small settlement, called Blue Point, extends s. to
Paterson, p-v., capital of Passaic co., N. J., is situated on
the Passaic r., near the great falls, and 4 ms. from tidewater,
13 n. Newark, 75 n. e. by n. Trenton, 17 n. New York, 214 W. It
was established by a society, incorporated in 1791, with n
capital of $1,000,000, for the establishment of manufactures,
projected by Alexander Hamilton. The plans of the company were
broad, and after heavy expenditures, through the many obstacles
with which manufactures had then to struggle, the objects of the
company in a great measure failed, and were abandoned. But their
successors took up the work, and have carried it forward to
distinguished success. By a dam in the r., 4s feet high, and a
canal round the falls, a vast win-ter power is afforded, and a
great manufacturing village has grown up. It has a court house
and jail, and many spacious manufactories, built chiefly of
stone. There are 9 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 2 Dutch Reformed, 1
Methodist, 1 Reformed Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, 1
True Reformed Dutch, and 1 Roman Catholic. There is a
philosophical society of young men, who have a respectable
library, and a mechanics' society for the advancement of science
and the mechanic arts, with a library and philosophical
apparatus. The Morris canal, which passes near the village and a
railroad to Jersey City, give it an easy access to the city of
New York. The foils of the Passaic, at this place, by their
picturesque beauties, attract many visitors. The river has a
perpendicular fall of 72 feet, and when the water is high; the
fall is not only beautiful but grand. There were in 1840, 104
stores, cap. $192,950; machinery manufactured, value $607,000; 4
fulling m., 1 woolen fac, cap. $20,000; 19 cotton fac. 45,056
sp., with 2 dyeing and printing establishments, cap. $926,000; 1
tannery, 2 paper fac, cap. $82,000; 1 saw m., 2 printing
offices, 2 binderies, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac.
$1,792,500. 1 acad. 80 students, 16 sch. 1,006 scholars. Pop.
Patoka, r., Ia., rises in Orange co., and pursues a westerly
course until it enters Wabash r., one or two miles below the
mouth of White r., opposite to Mount Carmel, Ill.
Patoka, p-t., Gibson co., Ia., 138 s. w. Indianapolis, 708 W. It
has 7 sch. 217 scholars. Pop. 2,343.
Patrick, County, Va. Situated in the s. part of
the state, and contains 541 sq. ms. Drained by branches of
Smith's, S. Mayo, and Little Dan rivers. The Blue Ridge runs on
its n. w. boundary. Capital, Taylorsville. There were in 1840,
neat cattle 6,988, sheep 6,047, swine 24,292; wheat 28,469 bush,
produced, rye 3,180, Indian corn 222,961, buckwheat 359, oats
68,940, potatoes 13,114, tobacco 618,334 pounds; 7 stores, cap.
$20,800; 5 tanneries, 1 flouring m., 31 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap.
in manufac. $14,000. 5 sch. 120 scholars. Pop. whites 6,087,
slaves 1,842, free col'd 103; total, 8,032.
Patrick, C. H., p-v., capital of Patrick co., Va., 226 w. s. w.
Richmond, 301 W. (See Taylorsville, Patrick co., Va.)
Patricktown, p-t., Lincoln co., Me., 15 e. Augusta, 611 W.
Drained by head branches of Sheepscot and Damariscotta rivers.
It contains a large pond in its w. part, which flows to the
Sheepscot r. The soil is fertile. It has 4 saw m., 3 sch. 143
scholars. Pop. 506.
Patriot, p-v., Switzerland co., Ia., 105 s. E. Indianapolis, 536
W. Situated on Ohio r.
Patriot, p-v., Perry t., Gallia co., O., 97 s. s. e. Columbus,
331 W. It was formerly called Greenville, and contains several
stores, and 40 or 50 dwellings.
Patten, t., Centre co., Pa. It has 3 sch. 90 scholars. Pop. 473.
Patten's Mills, p-o., Fort Ann t., Washington co., N. Y., 59 n.
Albany, 431 W.
Patterson, p-t., Putnam co., N. Y., 92 s. Albany, 295 W. The
surface is hilly; soil, fertile in the valleys. Drained by
Croton r. The v. is situated on Croton r., and contains 1
Presbyterian and 1 Episcopal church, an academy, 2 stores, 1
grist m., 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants. There are in
the t. 5 stores, cap. $24,500; 2 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 3
grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,400. 10 sch. 384
scholars. Pop. 1,349.
Patterson, p-o., Thompson t., Delaware co., O., 40 n. Columbus,
Patterson, p-v., St. Genevieve co., Mo., 176 E. s. e. Jefferson
City, 864 W.
Patterson's Mills, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 223 w. Harrisburg,
Patterson's Store, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 59 n. w. Raleigh, 310
Pattonsburg, p-v., Bottetourt co., Va., 166 w. Richmond, 213 W.
Situated on the n. side of James r., opposite to Buchanan, with
which it is connected by a bridge. The 2 places, which are in
fact one v., contain 1 church, free to all denominations, 8
stores, 2 tobacco fac, 1 cordage fac, 1 iron foundry, 1 grist
m., 1 saw m., 50 dwellings, and about 360 inhabitants.
Pattonsville, p-v., Granville co., N. C, 40 N. Raleigh, 266 W.
Patuxent, r., Md., rises in the n. part of Montgomery and Anne
Arundel counties, and flowing s. e. 40 miles, it turns to the s.
and flows 50 ms., nearly parallel with Chesapeake bay, until it
enters a large estuary on the w. side of that bay. It is
navigable for vessels of 250 tons, 50 ms. to Nottingham.
Patuxent Forge, p-o., Anne Arundel co., Md., 25 n. w. Annapolis,
Paulding, County, Ga. Situated toward the n. w.
part of the state, and contains 600 sq. ms. Drained by head
branches of Tallapoosa r., and by tributaries of Etowah r.
Capital, Van Wert. There were in 1840, neat cattle 3,804, sheep
995, swine 10,937; wheat 11,863 bush, produced, Ind. corn
120,170, oats 6,012, potatoes 1,556, tobacco 1,630 pounds,
cotton 118,723; 3 stores, cap. $6,700; 2 distilleries, 3
breweries, 2 grist., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,440. 3 sch. 68
scholars. Pop. whites 2,102, slaves 451; total, 2,556.
Paulding, County, O. Situated in the n. w. part
of the state, and contains 432 sq. ms. The surface is level;
soil, very fertile, adapted to grain. Drained by Maumee and
Auglaize rs. Capital, Charloe. There were in 1840, neat cattle
201, sheep 85, swine 736; wheat 3,852 bush, produced, Ind. corn
8,420, oats 2,749, potatoes 2,518, sugar 3,316 pounds; 2 stores,
cap. $2,700; 1 sch. 28 scholars. Pop. 1,034.
Paulding, p-v., capital of Jasper co., Miss., 109 e. s. e.
Jackson, 937 W. Situated on the head waters of Leaf r. It
contains a court house and a few dwellings.
Paulinskill, r., N. J., rises in Sussex co., and flowing s. w.,
on the border of Warren co., enters Delaware r. in the s. w.
corner of Warren county.
Paulina, v., Hancock t., Delaware co., N. Y. Situated on a small
cr., 2 ms. n. of Delaware r. It contains .1 store, 1 grist m., 1
saw m, 1 stave machine, and 15 or 20 dwellings.
Pavilion, p-t., Genesee co., N. Y., 243 w. Albbany, 361 W. The
surface is rolling; soil, clay loam, adapted well to wheat.
Drained by Allen's cr. The v. is situated on Allen's cr., and
contains 1 Baptist and 1 Universalist church, 2 stores, 1
clothier's works, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants.
Pavilion, p-t., Kalamazoo co., Mich., 138 w. Detroit, 600 W. The
soil is fertile, adapted to grain. Watered by the Sandy lakes,
and by branches of St. Joseph's r. It has 2 saw m., 3 sch. 107
scholars. Pop. 283.
Pawcatuck, r., R. J., formed by the junction of Wood and Charles
rivers in Washington co, and in its lower part forms the
dividing line between R. I. and Ct., and enters the Atlantic.
Its constituents, Wood and Charles rivers, afford extensive
Pawlet, r., Vt., rises in the N. part of Bennington co., passes
through the t, which gives its name and flows into N. Y., and
enters Wood cr., a little before its entrance into Lake
Champlain. It affords good water power.
Pawlet, p-t., Rutland co., Vt., 87 s. s. w. Montpelier, 431 W.
The surface is uneven; soil, warm and fertile, and easily
cultivated Watered by Pawlet r. and Indian stream, which flows
from a spring with sufficient water to turn a mill. It contains
a Congregational and a Bap list church, and an academy. It has 7
stores, cap. $15,325; 5 fulling m., 4 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac.
1,076 sp., 1 furnace, 1 tannery, 1 grist m. 3 saw in., 1 oil m.
Cap. in manufac. $69,480. 10 sch. 495 scholars. Pop. 1,748.
Pawlings, p-t., Dutchess co., N. Y., Poughkeepsie, 89 s. Albany,
298 W. It is somewhat hilly, with an extensive valley from n. to
s. The soil is moderately fertile. Croton r. ha.' it source in
several small lakes and swanks ii this t. The v. contains a few
dwellings. There are in the t. 4 stores, cap. $11,000; 1 tannery
grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,700. 3 sch. 98 scholars.
Pawlingsville, p-o., Pawlings t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 86 s.
Albany, 301 W.
Paw Paw, p-v., capital of Van Buren co. Mich., 159 w. Detroit,
623 W. Situated on the head branch of Pawpaw r. It contains a
court house, a church, 3 stores, 1 flouring m., and saw m. It is
pleasantly situated, and is flourishing.
Paw Paw, p-o., Miami co., Ia.
Paw Paw Grove, p-o., Ogle co., Ill., 165 n Springfield, 792 W.
Pawtucket, r., R. I., rises in Worcester co Mass., with the name
of Blackstone r. It enters R. I. in the n. e. part of the state,
and has fall of 50 feet, 4 ms. from its mouth, which afford very
extensive water power. It enters Providence r. just below
Providence. The Blackstone canal from Providence, R. I., to
Worcester, Mass passes along this r.
Pawtucket, p-v., North Providence t., R. I. 4 n. Providence, 404
W. It is situated on both sides of Pawtucket r., and is partly
in Provident R. I. and partly in Pawtucket t., Mass. It is large
and flourishing manufacturing v. It contains 1 Congregational, 1
Episcopal, and 3 Baptist churches, an academy, 3 banks, 8 cotton
fac. and among them the oldest cotton manufacturing
establishments in the country, and about 8,000 inhabitants. The
r. is navigable to the v. for vessels of considerable burden.
Pawtucket, t., Bristol co., Mass., 36 s. Boston, 4 n.
Providence. Situated on the E. side of Pawtucket r. Organized in
1828. It contains part of the v. of Pawtucket, which see. It has
11 stores, cap. $29,800; 1 lumber yard, cap. $15,000; 9 cotton
fac. 16,332 sp., 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $398,450.
1 acad. 60 students, 5 sch. 260 scholars. Pop. $2,184.
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