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Quaker Bottom, p-o., Lawrence co., O., 123 s. by e. Columbus, 400 W.

Quaker Hill, p-o., Pawlings t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 92 s. Albany, 304 W.

Quake it Springs, p-o., Saratoga t., Saratoga co., N. Y., 32 n. Albany, 402 W.

Quaker Springs, p-v., Columbia co., Ga., 103 e. n. e. Milledgeville, 582 W. This settlement was formed by the Friends in 1750, who fled, alarmed by the murders of the Cherokees. It contains a number of dwellings.

Quaker Street, p-o., Duanesburg t., Schenectady co., N. Y.

Quakertown, p-v., Kingwood t., Hunterdon co., N. J., 31 n. w. Trenton, 191 W. It is called also Fairview, and contains 1 Friends church, 2 stores, and 15 or 20 dwellings.

Quakertown, p-v., Richland t., Bucks co., Pa., 37 n. n. w. Philadelphia, 101 e. Harrisburg, 174 W. It is neatly built on a single street, and contains 1 Friends church, 2 stores, 40 dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants.

Quallatown, p-v., Haywood co., N. C, 326 w. Raleigh, 556 W.

Quantico, p-v., Somerset co., Md., 93 s. e. Annapolis, 133 W.

Quay, p-o., Claiborne par., La., 367 n. w. New Orleans, 1,237 W.

Queechee, r., Vt., rises in Sherburne, and after running 35 ms., falls into Connecticut r., in Hartland, about 2 ms. above Queechee falls. It receives a number of tributaries, and affords good water power. It is about 35 ms. long.

Queechee Village, p-v., Hartford t., Windsor co., Vt., 57 s. Montpelier, 487 W. Situated around the falls in Queechee r., 5 ms. above its mouth. It contains several stores, and a number of mills and manufactories.

Quemahoning, t., Somerset co., Pa., 11 n. e. Somerset. The surface is hilly; soil, light gravel. Stony cr. bounds it on the e. Drained by McConaughey run and Quemahoning cr., Higgins r. and Will's cr. It has 1 store, cap. $4,000; 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 1 grist m., 4 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $2,800. 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 924.

Queen Anne, County, Md. Situated in the e. part of the state, on the e. shore of Chesapeake Bay, and contains 400 sq. ms. Kent island, in Chesapeake bay, belongs to it. Chester r. runs on its n. w. border, and Tuckahoe cr. on its e. border. Capital. Centreville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,056, sheep 12,881, swine 12,520; wheat 113,411 bush, produced, rye 35,767, Ind. corn 501,274; buckwheat 346, oats 117,765, potatoes 15,275; 8 stores, cap. $10,000; 1 tannery, 5 grist m. 6 acad. 96 students, 12 sch. 334 scholars, Pop. whites 6,132, slaves 3,950, free col'd 2,541; Total, 12,633.

Queen Anne, p-v., Prince George's co., Md., 14 s. w. Annapolis, 26 W. Situated on the w. side f Patuxent r.

Queens, County, N. Y. Situated toward the part of Long Island, having Long Island sound and the East r. on the n., and the Atlantic ocean on the s., and contains 396 sq. ms. The soil is a loam on the n., and a light sand on the s. part. When well cultivated, the soil is productive. The shore is deeply indented by bays and inlets, and several small streams flow into the sound, and into the ocean. There is a light-house on Sand's point, on Long Island sound. Capital, North Hempstead. There were in 1840, neat cattle 14,181, sheep 26,177, swine 21,518; wheat 97,741 bush, produced, rye 105,399, Ind. com 336,401, buckwheat 64,027, barley 3,593, oats 348,447, potatoes 214,121; 83 stores, cap. $253,900; 13 lumber yards, cap. $25,050; 7 fulling m., 7 woolen fac, 5 tanneries, 1 rope fac, 1 distillery, 1 glass cutting establishment, 7 flouring m., 41 grist, m., 17 saw m., 3 paper fac, 4 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $307,950. 1 college, 36 students, 8 acad. 429 students, 78 sch. 3,670 scholars. Pop. 30,324.

Queensborough, p-v., Anderson dist., S. C, 113 w. n. w. Columbia, 529 W.

Queensbury, p-t., Warren co., N. Y., 57 n. Albany, 429 W. The surface is undulating and hilly on the w.; soil, sand and productive loam. Drained by Wood cr. on the n., and watered by Hudson r. on the s. It contains the v. of Glen's Falls. It has 25 stores, cap. $65,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 powder m., 1 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,600. 1 acad. 44 students, 22 sch. 918 scholars. Pop. 3,798.

Queensdale, p-v., Robeson co., N. C, 110 s. s. w. Raleigh, 406 W.

Queenstown, p-v., Queen Anne co., Md., 26 e. Annapolis, 66 W. Situated on the s. e. side of Chester bay.

Queen's Grove, p-o., Switzerland co., Ia., 102 s. E. Indianapolis, 538 W.

Quillinsville, p-v., Scott co., Va., 351 w. by N. Richmond, 419 W.

Quincy, p-t., Norfolk co., Mass., 9 s. by E. Boston, 449 W. The surface is diversified; soil, fertile and well cultivated. It contains large tracts of salt meadow. Three ms. back from the bay is an elevated range, in some parts rising over 600 feet above the sea, containing an inexhaustible supply of excellent granite, which is extensively exported. A railroad extends from the quarry, 3 ms., to tidewater on Neponset r., constructed in 1826, and was the first work of the kind in the United States. First settled in 1625. Separated from Braintree and chartered in 1792. Some vessels are owned here, employed chiefly in the fisheries. It has 15 stores, cap. $27.600; 4 lumber yards, cap. $19,400; 2 tanneries, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac $112,150. 8 acad. 137 students, 6 sch. 708 scholars. Pop. 3,486.

Quincy, p-t., Franklin co., Pa., 57 s. w. Harrisburg, 83 W. It has 7 stores, cap. $22,300; 1 furnace, 3 forges, 2 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 6 flouring m., 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $22,500. 8 sch. 258 scholars. Population 2,503.

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Quincy, p-v., Miami t., Logan co., O., 68 n. w. Columbus, 462 W.

Quincy, p-t., Branch co., Mich., 104 w. s. w. Detroit, 552 W. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. It has 4 sch. 67 scholars. Pop. 493.

Quincy, p-v., capital of Gadsden co., Flor., 23 N. w. Tallahassee, 873 W. Situated on the w. side of Attapulgus cr. Laid out in 1825, and contains a court house, jail, 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, and about 690 inhabitants.

Quincy, p-v., Monroe co., Miss., 181 n. e. Jackson, 912 W.

Quincy, p-v., capital of Adams co., Ill., 104 s. Springfield, 884 W. Situated on a bluff, on the e. side of Mississippi r., 125 ms. above the mouth of Illinois r., by water, and contains a court house, which cost $20,000, 4 churches, 1 Congregationalism 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist, and 1 Baptist, 25 stores, a United States land office, a large steam flouring and saw m., a carding machine, about 200 dwellings, and 1,500 inhabitants. The court house stands on a fine public square. There are about 300 steamboat arrivals annually; and pork is annually exported to the amount of $100,000.

Quincy, p-v., Gibson co., Tenn., 144 w. Nashville, 827 W.

Quitman, p-v., capital of Clark co., Miss., 140 e. by s. Jackson, 951 W. Situated on the e. side of Chickasawha r. It contains a court house, 2 stores, and 75 inhabitants.

Quinnebaug, r., Ct., rises in Mashapaug pond, in Union, Ct., and passes into Brimfield, Mass. where it receives a considerable branch, whence it proceeds s. e. until it reenters Conn. Its course is then s. 30 miles, until it unites with the Shetucket, 3 ms. above Norwich city. It has falls which afford great, water power.

Quinnipiac, r., Ct., rises in Farmington, and pursues a southerly course, 30 ms., when it enters New Haven harbor, where a long bridge cross it.

Quogue, p-v., Southampton t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 235 s. s. E. Albany, 315 W. Situated on the s. side of Long Island, and contains 1 Methodist church, 2 stores, and a number of scattered dwellings. It is much resorted to in the summer for sea air and the abundance of game in the vicinity.

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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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