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Rocky Mount, p-v., Nash co., N. C, 56 e. Raleigh, 242 W.

Rocky Mount, p-v., Meriwether co., Ga., 102 w. Milledgeville, 721 W.

Rocky Mount, p-v., Wilcox co., Ala., 119 s. Tuscaloosa, 911 W.

Rocky Mount, p-v., Sullivan co., Term., 294 e. by n. Nashville, 401 W.

Rocky Mount, p-o., Miller co., Mo., 50 s. w. Jefferson City, 985 W.

Rocky Mount, p-o., Kemper co., Miss., 115 e. n. E. Jackson, 912 W.

Rocky Narrows, p-o., Monroe co., O., 127 e. Columbus, 280 W.

Rocky Spring, p-v., Franklin co., Pa., 49 w. by s. Harrisburg, 94 W.

Rocky Spring, p-v., Rockingham co., N. C, 123 n. w. Raleigh, 303 W.

Rocky Spring, p-o., Jackson co., Ala., 188 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 645 W.

Rocky Spring, p-o., Granger co., Tenn., 229 e. Nashville, 453 W.

Rocky Spring, p-o., Claiborne par., Miss., 45 n. w. Jackson, 1,055 W.

Rodgersville, p-v., Lauderdale co., Ala., 131 n. Tuscaloosa, 756 W.

Rodman, p-t., Jefferson co., N. Y.,  Watertown, 163 n. w. Albany, 408 W. The surface is undulating; soil, a fertile sandy and clay loam. Drained by Sandy cr. The v. is situated on Sandy cr., and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 3 stores, 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 2 carding and fulling m., 1 tannery, 35 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants. There are in the t. 4 stores, cap. $12,000; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fee, 2 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $8,000. 21 sch. 660 scholars. Pop. 1,702.

Rodney, p-v., Decatur co., Ga., 215 s. s. w. Milledgeville, 872 W.

Rodney, p-v., Jefferson co., Miss., 92 s. w. Jackson, 1,192 W. Situated on the e. side of Mississippi r. It contains 8 stores, and about 500 inhabitants.

Rodolphil, p-o., Amelia co., Va., 52 s. w. Richmond, 169 W.

Rodericksville, p-o., Berks co., Pa., 74 e. Harrisburg, 167 W.

Rodgers Store, p-o., Wake co., N. C, 16 Raleigh, 288 W.

Rogersville, p-v., Anderson dist., S. C, 131 w. n. w. Columbia, 560 W.

Rogersville, p-v., capital of Hawkins co., Tenn., 246 e. by n. Nashville, 436 W. Situated a little n. of Holston r., and contains a court house, jail, several stores and dwellings.

Rohrersville, p-v., Washington co., Md.

Rohrsburg, p-v., Columbia co., Pa., 93 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 204 W.

Rokeby, p-o., Morgan co., O., 74 e. by s. Columbus, 337 W.

Rolesville, p-v., Wake co., N. C, 21 n. n. e. Raleigh, 279 W. Situated 3 ms. n. e. of Neuse r., and contains 150 inhabitants.

Rolersville, p-v., Sandusky co., O., 42 n. Columbus, 437 W.

Rollin, p-t., Lenawee co., Mich., 79 s. w. Detroit, 519 W. The soil is very fertile, adapted to grain. Watered by Tiffin's cr. The v. is situated on Bean cr., which affords water power. It has 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,300. 4 sch. 174 scholars. Pop. 581.

Rolling Fork, p-o., Nelson co., Ky., 77 s. w. Frankfort, 599 W.

Rollin's Store, p-o., Moore co., N. C.

Rome, p-t., Kennebec co., Me., 20 n. n. w. Augusta, 613 W. It has a large pond on its n. border, another on the e. and a third on its s. border. All these have their outlet into the Kennebec in Waterville. Incorporated in 1804. The soil is adapted to grain. It has 10 sch. 477 scholars. Pop. 987.

Rome, p-t., and semi-capital of Oneida co., N. Y., 107 n. w. Albany, 391 W. The surface is I chiefly level, or gently undulating; soil, a fertile clay and sandy loam. Drained by Mohawk r., on which is excellent land, and Wood cr., which flows into Oneida lake. These two streams were connected by a small canal, before the construction of the Erie canal, which was brought out when the latter was made. The v. is on the Mohawk r. and the Erie Canal, and contains 6 churches, 1 bank, 1 female seminary, a United States arsenal, with a magazine and workshops, 25 stores, 1 cotton fee, 1 flouring m., 1 saw m., 1 brewery, 1 blast furnace, 350 dwellings, and about 2,500 inhabitants. The Black r. canal here unites with the Erie canal, and the Syracuse and Utica railroad passes through the v. This was the site of old Fort Stanwyx, built in 1758, and rebuilt in the revolutionary war, and called Fort Schuyler There are in the t. 33 stores, cap. $227,130; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fee, 1 cotton fac. 900 sp., 1 furnace, 3 tanneries, 1 brewery, 2 potteries, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 2 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $148,860. 3 acad. 307 students, 21 sch. 1,290 scholars. Pop. 5,680.

Rome, p-t., Bradford co., Pa., 142 n. Harrisburg, 252 W. It has 1 store, cap. $400; 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,300. 6 sch. 195 scholars. Pop. 817.

Rome, t., Crawford co., Pa. It has 3 saw m Cap. in manufac. $3,000. 4 sch. 94 scholars Pop. 737.

Rome, p-v., capital of Floyd co., Ga., 161 n w. Milledgeville, 672 W. Situated on the point formed by the junction of the Etowah and Oostanaula rivers. It contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, 1 Baptist and 1 Methodist, an academy, 3 stores, 30 dwellings, and about 30 inhabitants.

Rome, p-v., Smith co., Tenn., 45 n. e. Nashville, 639 W. Situated on the s. side of Tennessee r. It contains 2 stores and several dwellings.

Rome, p-t., Ashtabula co., O., 190 n. e. Columbus, 330 W. It was formerly called Richfield. It has 7 sch. 207 scholars. Pop. 765.

Rome, t., Athens co., O. It has 4 stores, cap. $2,000; 1 distillery, 2 saw m., 3 oil ra. Cap. in manufac. $14,100. 6 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 866.

Rome, t., Lawrence co., O. It has 1 store cap. $1,000; 3 saw m., 10 sch. 297 scholar. P. 1,128.

Rome, p-t., Lenawee co., Mich., 70 s. w. Detroit, 510 W. Watered by head branches of Beaver cr. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 3 saw m., 10 sch. 297 scholars. Pop. 1,128.

Rome, p-v., Knox co., Ky., 127 s. e. Frankfort, 510 W.

Rome, p-v., capital of Perry co., Ia., 143 s. by w. Indianapolis, 653 W. Situated on the bank of Ohio r. It contains a fine brick courthouse, a stone jail, 2 churches, 2 stores, dwellings, and about 250 inhabitants.

Rome, p-v., Peoria co., Ill., 85 n. Springfield 799 W. Situated on the w. side of Peoria lake here 1 m. wide, and contains about 25 dwellings and 150 inhabitants.

Rome, p-v., Henry co., Iowa.

Romeo, p-v., Greene co., Tenn., 250 E. Nashville, 436 W.

Romeo, p-o., Washington t, Macomb co., Mich., 70 n. Detroit, 510 W. Pleasantly situated 1 m. from the n. branch of Clinton r. It contains an academy, 4 stores, 1 iron foundry, and 1 tannery.

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Romine's Mills, p-o., Harrison co., Va., 243 N . w. Richmond, 231 W.

Romney, p-v., capital of Hampshire co., Va., 188 N. n. w. Richmond, 116 W. Situated on the e. side of the s. branch of Potomac r., and contains a court house, and about 400 inhabitants.

Romulus, p-t., Seneca co., N. Y., 183 w. Albany, 329 W. The surface is moderately elevated in the centre, and declines toward Cayuga lake, which bounds it on the e., and toward Seneca lake, which bounds it on the w. The soil is fertile, adapted to wheat. The v. contains 1 Presbyterian church, 2 stores, and about 25 dwellings. There are in the t. 1 store, cap. $5,000; 8 sch. 290 scholars. Pop. 2,235.

Romulus, p-t., Wayne co., Mich., 36 s. w. Detroit, 516 W. It has 3 sch. 160 scholars. Pop. 464.

Romulus, p-o., Tuscaloosa co., Ala., 12 w. Tuscaloosa, 830 W.

Rondout, creek, N. Y., rises in Sullivan co., and flows into Hudson r. in Ulster co., near the r. of Rondout. It receives the Wallkill and there tributaries, and affords water power. The Delaware and Hudson canal passes along the alley of this cr. At the junction of Rondout :r. and Hudson r. is a light-house.

Rondout, p-v., Kingston t., Ulster co., N. Y., 59 s. Albany, 314 W. Situated on the n. side f Rondout cr., 1 m. from its entrance into Hudson r., and contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Roman Catholic church, 1 female seminary, 25 sores, 3 freighting establishments, 1 tobacco fac, grist m., 4 boat yards, and 2 dry docks, 200 dwellings, and about 1,500 inhabitants; 2 steam boats, 14 freight barges, and 13 sloops, are owned here and navigate the r. It is a depot of the Lackawanna coal of the Delaware and Hudson canal company.

Ronkonkama Pond, N. Y. Situated near the centre of Long Island, and is about 1 m. in diameter, very deep and transparent, and abounds with fish. It is surrounded by pine and other timber, and has a romantic and pleasant appearance.

Root, p-t., Montgomery co., N. Y., 43 w. by Albany, 402 W. The surface is partly hilly soil, fertile loam, on slate and lime. Drained by tall branches of Mohawk r. which runs on its border. It has 6 stores, cap. $27,400; 3 tanneries, 2 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. 7,055. 17 sch. 756 scholars. Pop. 2,979.

Root, p-v., Allen co., Ia.

Root Centre, p-o., Root t., Montgomery co., Y., 44 Albany, 398 W.

Rootstown, p-t., Portage co., O., 144 n. e. Columbus, 320 W. It is a fine farming t., lying directly s. of Ravenna. It has 8 sch. 255 scholars Pop. 1,112.

Roscoe, p-v., Coshocton co., O., 84 Columbus, W. Situated on the Ohio canal and Muskingum r. opposite to Coshocton, at the confluence of the Wahonding and Tuscarawas r. to form the Muskingum. It has good water power, contains 8 stores, 1 flouring m., 1 saw m., 1 foundry, a boat yard, about 60 dwellings, and 400 inhabitants. A fine bridge crosses the 2 rivers, just above their confluence.

Roscoe, p-v., Henry co., Mo., 130 w. by s. Jefferson City, 1,076 W.

Roscoe, p-v., Winnebago co., Ill., 216 n. Springfield, 817 W.

Rose, p-t., Wayne co., N. Y., 7 n. Lyons, 179 w. by n. Albany, 359 W. The surface is undulating; soil, gravelly loam. Drained by small streams flowing into Lake Ontario. It has 2 stores, cap. $10,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,230. 7 sch. 573 scholars. Pop. 2,03S.

Rose, t., Jefferson co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,500; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 5 grist m., 17 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $33,820. 4 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 1,421.

Rose, p-t., Carroll co., O., 12S e. n. e. Columbus, 308 W. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 1,593.

Rose, p-t., Oakland co., Mich., 49 n. w. Detroit, 571 W. It has 3 sch. 91 scholars. Pop. 415.

Roseboom, p-o., Otsego co., N. Y., 59 w. Albany, 384 W.

Roseburg, p-v., Perry co., Pa., 38 w. Harrisburg, 126 W.

Rose Creek, p-o., McNairy co., Tenn., 158 s. w. Nashville, 834 W.

Rosedale, p-v., Madison co., O., 30 w. Columbus, 425 W.

Rose Hill, p-o., Lee co., Va., 17 e. of Cumberland Gap, 402 w. by s. Richmond, 470 W.

Rose Hill, p-o., Amitie co., Miss., 112 s. Jackson, 1,112 W.

Roseland, p-o., Cambria co., Pa., 126 w. by n. Harrisburg, 208 W.

Roseland, p-o., Nelson co., Va., 114 w. by n. Richmond, 166 W.

Rose Mills, p-o., Amherst co., Va., 114 w. Richmond, 166 W.

Rosedale, p-v., Hurley t., Ulster co., N. Y., 65 s. by w. Albany, 315 W. Situated on Rondout cr., and on the line of the Delaware and Hudson canal. It contains 4 stores, 2 hydraulic cement mills, 50 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. Here is found and manufactured a large quantity of hydraulic cement. Two ms. below, near the high falls of the Rondout, is a mineral spring, which possesses valuable properties.

Roseneath, p-v., Halifax co., N. C, 112 n. e. Raleigh, 236 W.

Rosevelt, p-o., Schroepel t., Oswego co., N. Y., 145 w. n. w. Albany, 370 W.

Roseville, p-v., Bush Creek t., Muskingum co., O., 65 e. Columbus, 349 W. Situated on the s. fork of Jonathan's cr., and contains 2 stores, 1 saw m., 1 grist m., 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants.

Roseville, p-o., Wayne co., Mich., 7 w. Detroit, 531 W.

Roseville, p-v., Parke co., Ia., 74 w. Indianapolis, 646 W. Situated on the s. side of Big Racoon cr.

Ross, County, O. Situated toward the s. part of the state, and contains 650 square ms. The s. part is hilly, but tolerably fertile; the n. part is level, and very fertile. Watered by Scioto r. and its branches, which afford extensive water power. It exports grain and cattle to a large amount. Capital, Chillicothe. There were in 1840, neat cattle 20,578, sheep 30,382, swine 48,678; wheat 390,790 bush, produced, rye 3,580, Indian corn 1,899,320, barley 1,595, oats 199,459, potatoes 27,070, sugar 29,870 pounds; 101 stores, cap. $305,000; 3 bloomeries, 3 fulling m., 4 woolen fac, 18 tanneries, 11 distilleries, 12 flouring m., 19 grist m., 29 saw m., 1 oil m., 1 paper fac, 2 printing offices, 2 binderies, 2 weekly newspapers. Capital in manufac. $152,220. 2 acad. 85 students. Pop. 27,460.

Ross, t, Monroe co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 8 grist ra., 19 saw m. Pop. 987.

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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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