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Pleasant, t., Franklin co., O. Watered by Big and Little Darby creeks, which afford water power. It has 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 807.

Pleasant, t., Knox co., O. Watered by Vernon r. It contains Gambier v., in which Kenyon college is situated. It has 6 sch. 255 scholars. Pop. 838.

Pleasant, t, Putnam co., O. Pop. 328.

Pleasant, t., Seneca co., O. Pop. 974.

Pleasant, t., Van Wert co., O. Pop. 192.

Pleasant, t., Fairfield co., O. Pop. 2,030.

Pleasant, t., Madison co., O. It has 2 stores, cap. $5,000. 7 sch. 250 scholars. Pop. 936.

Pleasant, t., Clark co., O. It has 7 sch. 373 scholars. Pop. 1,091.

Pleasant, t., Brown co., O. It contains Georgetown v., the capital of the co. It has 2 sch. 96 scholars. Pop. 1,970.

Pleasant, r., Grant co., Ia. Pop. 420.

Pleasant, t., Hancock co., O. It has 4 sch. 98 scholars. Pop. 252.

Pleasant, p-t., Switzerland co., Ia., 82 s. e. Indianapolis, 549 W. Pop. 1,662.

Pleasant, t., Wabash co., Ia. Pop. 531.

Pleasant Dale, p-o., Hardin co., O., 68 n. w. Columbus, 439 W.

Pleasant Exchange, p-o., Henderson co., Tenn., 103 w. s. w. Nashville, 792 W.

Pleasant Flat, p-o., Mason co., Va., 353 w. n. w. Richmond, 372 W.

Pleasant Fountain, p-o., Monroe co., O., 139 e. Columbus, 276 W.

Pleasant Gap, p-o., Pittsylvania co., Va., 174 w. s. w. Richmond, 261 W.

Pleasant Gap, p-o., Bates co., Mo., 133 s. w. Jefferson City, 1,062 W.

Pleasant Garden, p-o., Burke co., N. C, 222 w. Raleigh, 452 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-v., Washington t., Morris co., N. J., 40 n. Trenton, 215 W. Situated on Schooley's Mountain. It contains a Presbyterian church, 1 store, and a number of dwellings.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Lancaster co., Pa., 60 e. by s. Harrisburg, 89 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Lunenburg co., Va., 88 s. w. Richmond, 190 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 64 n. w. Raleigh, 296 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Greenville dist., S. C, 116 w. n. w. Columbia, 489 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Pickens co., Ala., 28 w. Tuscaloosa, 846 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Maury co., Tenn., 66 s. s. w. Nashville, 726 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Ohio co., Ky., 156 w. s. w. Frankfort, 693 W.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Jefferson co., Iowa.

Pleasant Grove, p-o., Washington co., Ill., 126 s. by e. Springfield, 801 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Newcastle co., Del., 54 N. Dover, 117 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Charles co., Md., 66 s. w. Annapolis, 26 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Smyth co., Va., 264 w. by s. Richmond, 302 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Miami co., O., 84 w. Columbus, 476 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Northampton co., N. C, 101 n. e. Raleigh, 108 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Lancaster dist., S. C, 61 n. n. e. Columbia, 445 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Talbot co., Ga., 92 w. s. w. Milledgeville, 714 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Dallas co., Ala., 106 s. by e. Tuscaloosa, 867 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Davidson co., Tenn., 7 n. Nashville, 686 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Franklin co., Ark., 133 w. n. w. Little Rock, 1,198 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Montgomery co., Ia., 58 w. n. w. Indianapolis, 629 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Van Buren co., Mo., 135 w. Jefferson City, 1,061 W.

Pleasant Hill, p-o., Pike co., Ill., 83 w s w. Springfield, 863 W.

Pleasant Island, p-o., Independence co Ark., 112 n. n. e. Little Rock, 1,014 W.

Pleasant Lake, N. Y. Situated in Lake Pleasant t., Hamilton co., is 3 ms, long, and from 1 to l½ wide, and affords fine fish.

Pleasant Mills, p-o., Galloway t., Atlantic co., N. J., 67 s. Trenton, 177 W. It contains 2 stores, a cotton fac. 3,000 sp., a glass fac, and about 30 dwellings.

Pleasant Mount, p-o., Wayne co., Pa., 175 N. E. Harrisburg, 273 W.

Pleasant Park, p-o., Carroll co., Mo., 112 n. w. Jefferson City, 1,000 W.

Pleasant Plains, p-o., Clinton t., Dutchess; co., N. Y., 67 s. Albany, 312 W.

Pleasant Plains, p-o., Marengo co., Ala., 86 s. by w. Tuscaloosa, 898 W.

Pleasant Plains, p-o., Scott co., Mo., 240 s e. Jefferson City, 830 W.

Pleasant Prairie, p-o., Racine co., Wis., 101 e. s. e. Madison, 773 W.

Pleasant Prairie, p-o., Greene co., Mo., 137 s. s. w. Jefferson city, 1,052 W.

Pleasant Ridge, p-o., Hamilton co., O., 112 w. s. w. Columbus, 485 W.

Pleasant Ridge, p-o., Clinton co., Ill.

Pleasant Ridge, p-o., Greene co., Ala., 42 s w. Tuscaloosa, 860 W.

Pleasant Ridge, p-o., Bracken co., Ky., 66 n. e. Frankfort, 496 W.

Pleasant Shade, p-o., Smith co., Tenn. 5 e. by n. Nashville, 643 W.

Pleasant Spring, p-o., Kemper co., Miss., 105 n. e. Jackson, 909 W.

Pleasant Unity, p-v., Unity t., Westmoreland co., Pa., 16½ w. Harrisburg, 190 W. Situated the s. side of Big Sewickly cr., and contains 3 stores and about 25 dwellings.

Pleasant Vale, p-v., Pike co., Ill., 90 w. s. w. Springfield, 873 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-v., Litchfield co., Ct., 22 w. Hartford, 346 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-t., Dutchess co., N. Y 7 n. e. Poughkeepsie, 79 s. Albany, 306 W. The surface is diversified; soil, clay, sandy and gravelly loam, and well cultivated. Drained b Wappinger's cr. The v. is situated on the creek and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, and 1 Friends. There are in the t. 9 stores cap. $19,400; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac., 1 cotton fac. 2,956 sp., 4 flouring m., 4 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $93,290. 5 sch. 202 scholars. Pop. 2,219.

Pleasant Valley, p-v., Springfield t., Buck co., Pa., 103 e. Harrisburg, 182 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Livingston co., Mich.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Fairfax co., Va., 131 n. by e. Richmond, 31 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Lancaster dist., C, 94 n. n. E. Columbia, 412 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Murray co., Ga., 1 n. w. Milledgeville, 599 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Washington co., Al 156 s. s. w. Tuscaloosa, 968 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Wayne co., Ten 119 s. w. Nashville, 796 W.

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Jo-Daviess co., Ill

Pleasant Valley, p-o., Scott co., Iowa.

Pleasant View, p-o., Shelby co., Ia.

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Pleasant View, p-o., Darlington dist., S. C, 95 e. n. e. Columbia, 467 W.

Pleasant View, p-o., Greene co., Ark.

Pleasantville, p-v., Mount Pleasant t., Westchester co., N. Y., 122 s. Albany, 264 W. It contains 1 church, 2 stores, and about 15 dwellings.

Pleasantville, p-v., Montgomery t., Montgomery co., Pa., 105 E. Harrisburg, 163 W.

Pleasantville, p-v., Rockingham co., N. C, 112 n. w. Raleigh, 300 W.

Pleasantville, p-v., Hickman co., Tenn., 73, w. s. w. Nashville, 757 W.

Pleasantville, p-v., Pleasant t., Fairfield co., J., 39 s. e. Columbus, 375 W. It contains 1 store, 20 dwellings, and about 100 inhabitants.

Pleasureville, p-v., Henry co., Ky., 19 n. w. Frankfort, 561 W.

Plessis, p-v., Alexandria t., Jefferson co., n. i T ., 189 n. w. Albany, 441 W. It contains 1 church, 1 store, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., and 1 tannery.

Plowden's Mills, p-o., Sumpter dist., S. C, 66 e. s. e. Columbia, 502 W.

Pluckemin, p-v., Bed minster t., Somerset co., N. J., 37 n. Trenton, 212 W. It contains 2 stores and about 30 dwellings.

Plum, t., Venango co., Pa. It has 2 stores, ap. $5,000; 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 5 grist m., 1 aw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,245. 5 sch. 144 scholars. Pop. 1,174.

Plumb, t., Alleghany co., Pa., 14 e. Pittsburgh. Bounded n. by Alleghany r. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Watered by Plumb and Turtle creeks, and Thompson's run. It has 1 acad. 3 students, 4 sch. 156 scholars. Pop. 1,953.

Plumb Brook, p-o., Macomb co., Mich., 25 n., e. Detroit, 550 W.

Plumb Creek, t., Armstrong co., Pa. It has stores, cap. $15,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 7 grist m., 11 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,085. 17 sch. 1,618 scholars. Pop. 2,216.

Plum Creek, p-o., Indiana co., Pa., 172 w. s. w. Harrisburg, 225 W.

Plum Creek, p-o., Morgan co., Ill., 55 w. s. w., Springfield, 835 W.

Plum Island, Southold t., Suffolk co., N. Y. Situated 1 mile e. of Oyster Pond point, on Long land, from which it is separated by Plum Island Gut. It has a light-house on its w. end. It is 3 ms. long and 1 wide. The surface is very stony, and it has no wood, excepting in a small pine swamp.

Plumer, p-o., Venango co., Pa., 223 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 297 W.

Plumstead, p-t., Bucks co., Pa., 30 n. Philadelphia, 106 e. Harrisburg, 168 W. The surface hilly; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Tohickon d Neshaminy creeks. It has 8 stores, capital 3,900; 1 pottery, 2 grist m., 1 saw m., 2 oil m. Pop. 1,873.

Plunkets Creek, t., Lycoming co., Pa. It has 1 grist m., 13 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $5,200. 3 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 277.

Plymouth, County, Mass. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains about 600 sq., It is bounded n. and e. by Massachusetts Bay. The soil generally is moderately productive, but there is considerable fertile land. Watered by North r. and branches of Taunton r. Iron ore abounds, and is extensively wrought. Cap., Plymouth. There were in 1840, neat cattle 663, sheep 12,293, swine 9,779; wheat 10,765 1 bushels produced, rye 25,505, Ind. corn 125,999, barley 5,831, oats 39,100, potatoes 392,802; 9 commercial houses in for. trade, cap. $235,500; 230 stores, cap $403,650; 7 lumber yards, cap. $18,000. Cap. invested in fisheries, $775,950; produced, 14,940 bushels; 11 furnaces, 16 forges; value of hardware, cutlery, &e., manufactured, $1,079,603; 1 fulling m., 4 woolen fac, 14 cotton fac. 47,994 sp., 14 tanneries, 7 rope fac, 1 pottery, 60 grist m., 103 saw ms. 1 oil m., 2 paper fac, 4 printing offices, 4 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $1,657,265. 12 acad. 699 students, 253 sch. 11,541 scholars. Pop. 47,373.

Plymouth, p-t, Penobscot co., Me., 59 n. e. Augusta, 651 W. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. Watered by a branch of Sebasticook r. Incorporated in 1826. It has 2 stores, cap. $600; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,670. 6 sch. 370 scholars. Pop. 843.

Plymouth, p-t., semi-capital of Grafton co., N. H., 40 n. Concord, 521 W. The surface is chiefly uneven and mountainous; soil, tolerably fertile, particularly so along the streams. Pemigewasset r. runs on its e. border. Watered by Baker's r. The v. contains a court house, Congregational church, an academy, and a number of neat dwellings. It has 6 stores, cap. $2,000; 3 tanneries, 3 potteries, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,479. 1 acad. 66 students, 12 sch. 480 scholars. Pop. 1,281.

Plymouth, p-t., Windsor co., Vt., 73 s. Montpelier, 475 W. The surface is mountainous and broken; soil, adapted to grazing. Drained by Black r., which affords water power, and branches of Queechee r. Limestone and steatite or soapstone are extensively found here. There are 2 considerable caves, which when first discovered contained numerous stalactites. The t. contains a Congregational, Methodist, and Christian church. It has 2 stores, cap. $7,000; 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 13 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $18,045. 16 sch. 477 scholars. Pop. 1,417.

Plymouth, p-t., seaport and capital of Plymouth co., Mass., 33 s. e. Boston, 447 W. The soil near the coast is generally good; the rest is barren, and still remains a forest, mostly pine, with some oak. The t. is of great extent, and contains a large number of ponds. The village is pleasantly situated and well built, chiefly of wood. It contains a court house, jail, 6 churches, 2 Congregational, 1 Unitarian, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 1 Universalist, 2 banks, an insurance co., and Pilgrim Hall. The harbor is spacious, but shallow, and about 45 vessels are employed in the cod and mackerel fisheries, and others are employed in the West India and European trade. This is the oldest t. in New England, and was settled on December 22d, 1620, by 101 emigrants, who fled from religious persecution in England, first to Holland, and then to New England. The rock on which they landed was conveyed in 1774 to the centre of the t. The anniversary of the landing is celebrated annually; and for the accommodation of the Pilgrim Society, Pilgrim Hall, a neat building, has been erected. There are in the t. 46 stores, cap. $76,000; 5 commercial houses, cap. $133,000; 4 cotton fac 40,004 sp., 1 tannery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 4 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $265,400. 2 acad. 123 students, 41 sch. 1,378 scholars. Pop. 5,281.

Plymouth, p-t., Litchfield co., Ct., 23 w. Hartford, 339 W. The surface is uneven; soil, gravelly loam, adapted to grazing. Drained by Naugatuc r. which affords good water power. The v., at the centre, contains 1 Congregational and 1 Episcopal church, several stores and mechanic shops, and about 30 dwellings. This t. is celebrated for its manufacture of clocks. There are in the t. 7 stores, cap. $32,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac 2,650 sp., 2 furnaces, 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manuf. $81,400. 13 sch. 506 scholars. Pop. 2,205.

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Plymouth, p-t., Chenango co., N. Y., 7 n. w. Norwich, 120 w. Albany, 344 W. The surface is undulating; soil, a fertile argillaceous loam. Drained by Canasawaeta cr. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500; 1 fulling m., 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,500. 10 sch. 511 scholars. Pop. 1,625.

Plymouth, p-t., Luzerne co., Pa., 124 n. e. Harrisburg, 228 W. The surface is generally mountainous, but admits of cultivation. A part of it lies in the valley of Wyoming, and is very fertile. Drained by Harvey's and Toby's creeks. Coal is abundant. It has 5 stores, cap. $24,000; 1 tannery, 5 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $16,150. 6 sch. 282 scholars. Pop. 1,765.

Plymouth, t., Montgomery co., Pa., 14 n. n. w. Philadelphia. The surface is rolling; soil, calcareous loam. It abounds with limestone and marble. It is inhabited chiefly by Friends, who have a church near is e. boundary, where are about 15 dwellings and a female boarding school. It has 3 stores, cap. $3,500; 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $67,425. 5 sch. 315 scholars. Pop. 1,417. .

Plymouth, p-v., capital of Washington co., N. C, 162 e. Raleigh, 286 W. Situated on the s. side of Roanoke r., 8 miles from its entrance into Albemarle sound. It contains a court house, jail, 1 church, and 773 inhabitants.

Plymouth, t., Ashtabula co., O. It has 2 sch. 78 scholars. Pop. 705.

Plymouth, p-v., capital of Marshall co., Ia., 115 n. Indianapolis, 634 W. It contains a court house, jail, and a number of dwellings.

Plymouth, p-v., Hancock co., Ill., 92 w. n. w. Springfield, 870 W.

Plymouth, p-t., Richland co., O., 77 n. n. e. Columbus, 389 W. Pop. 1,934.

Plymouth, p-t., Wayne co., Mich., 25 s. w. Detroit, 529 W. Drained by head branches of west branch of Rouge r. The v. is situated on the w. branch of Rouge r., and contains a Presbyterian church and 6 stores. The t. has 9 stores, cap. $24,000; 1 distillery, 1 pottery, 6 flouring m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $62,800. 12 sch. 546 scholars. Pop. 2,163.

Plymouth, p-v., Lowndes co., Miss., 147 n. e. Jackson, 890 W.

Plymouth Hollow, p-v., Plymouth t., Litchfield co., Ct., 25 w. Hartford, 337 W. It contains 1 cotton fac, 2 clock fac, and a number of dwellings.

Plympton, p-t., Plymouth co., Mass., 41 s. e. Boston, 439 W. Watered by a branch of Taunton r. Incorporated in 1707. It contains 1 Congregational and 1 Universalist church. It has 3 stores, cap. $3,000; 1 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 1,000 sp., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manuf. $63,300. 7 sch. 226 scholars. Pop. 834.

Pocahontas, County, Va. Situated a little n. w. of the centre of the state, and contains 710 sq. ms. The Alleghany mountains run on its s. e. border. Drained by Greenbrier r. The surface is elevated and very much broken; soil, sterile. Capital, Huntersville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,731, sheep 10,256, swine 4,944; wheat 17,846 bushels produced, rye 21,083, Indian corn 41,389, buckwheat 4,63S, oats 50,111, potatoes 21,040; 3 stores, cap. $12,500; 1 fulling m., 5 tanneries, 8 distilleries, 22 grist m., 22 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $28,451. 6 sch. 133 scholars. Pop. whites 2,634, slaves 219, free col'd 19; total, 2,922.

Pocahontas, p-v., capital of Randolph co., Ark., 152 n. n. e. Little Rock, 1,009 W. Situated on the n. side of Big Black r., and contains a court house, jail, and a few dwellings.

Pocasset, p-v., Barnstable co., Mass., 63 s. e. Boston, 464 W.

Pocket, p-o., Moore co., N. C, 51 s. w. Raleigh, 339 W.

Pocomoke, bay and r., Md. The river rises in Cypress swamp, on the line between Del. and Md. and proceeds in a southwesterly direction about 70 miles, to Pocomoke bay, a branch of Chesapeake Bay. The river is navigable for vessels to Snowhill.

Pocona , t., Monroe co., Pa. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500; 3 tanneries, 2 grist m., 12 saw m Cap. in manufac. $23,000. 8 sch. Population 973.

Pocotalico, r , Va., Kanawha co., flows s. w. about 60 miles into the Great Kanawha River., about 40 miles from its mouth. It is navigable for boats, in high water, 20 or 30 miles. Bituminous coal and iron ore are found near its borders.

Pocotalico, p-o., Kanawha co., Va., 321 w. n. w. Richmond, 353 W. Situated on Pocotalico River.

Pocotalico, p-v., Beaufort dist., S. C, 125 s. Columbia, 614 W. Situated on the s. w. side of Combahee r.

Poestenkill, r., N. Y., rises in Rensselaer co., and flows w. into Hudson r., at Troy, and affords good water power. It has falls on the side of Mount Ida, Troy, where is a small manufacturing v.

Poestenkill, p-v., Sand Lake t., Rensselaer co., N. Y., 13 e. Albany, 333 W. It contains 1 Lutheran and 1 Dutch Reformed church, 2 stores 2 fac, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 20 dwellings, and about 100 inhabitants.

Poindexter, p-o., Marion co., Ga.

Poindexter's Store, p-o., Louisa co., Va., 59 n. w. Richmond, 133 W.

Poinsett, County, Ark. Situated in the n. e. part of the state, and contains 1,350 sq. mile. The St. Francis r. bounds it on the e. Drained by a branch of St. Francis r., St. Francis Bayou, and Laguille r. Capital, Bolivar. There were in 1840, neat cattle 3,681, sheep 341, swine 3,749; wheat 2,385 bushels produced, Ind. corn 37,623, potatoes 3,113, tobacco 1,870 pounds, cotton 22,729; 3 stores, cap. $2,000; 1 tannery distilleries, 12 grist m. Cap. in manufac $1,900 4 sch. 76 scholars. Pop whites 1,253, slaves 67. 1 total, 1,320.

Poinsett, p-o., Franklin co., Ga., 120 n. Milledgeville, 594 W.

Poinsett, p-o., Hamilton co., Ia.

Point Commercial, p-o., Greene co., Ia. Situated at the junction of Eel cr. and White r. and contains 1 store, 1 steam m., and a few dwellings.

Point, t., Northumberland co., Pa. It has grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,565. acad. 26 students. Pop. 1,227.

Point Coupee, Parish, La. Situated s. e. of the centre of the state, between the Mississippi on the n. e., and the Atchafalaya on the w Drained by Perdouche Bayou. It has False probably a former bed of the Mississippi, in its: t part. The surface is level and low, and most it liable to submersion. The soil, where capable of cultivation, is very fertile. Capital. Point Coupee. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,983; sheep 5,211, swine 3,000; Ind. corn 93,500 bush produced, potatoes 3,935, cotton 6,294.720 pounds sugar 411,000; 26 stores, cap. $145,000; 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,000. 1 college 51 student, 5 sch. 83 scholars. Pop. whites 2,087, slave 5,430, free col'd 381; total, 7,893.

Point Coupee, p-v., capital of Point Coupes par., La., 140 w. n. w. New Orleans, 1,174 W. Situated on the s. side of the Mississippi, opposite St. Francisville, and contains a court house and jail. Here commences the levee or embankment along the r., which extends to New Orleans, Its inhabitants are chiefly of French descent.

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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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