Silver Creek, TN to Smithville, NY
Silver Creek, p-o., Maury co., Term., 54 s. Nashville, 712 W.
Silver Creek, p-o., Stephenson co., Ill., 206 N. Springfield,
Silver Glade, p-o., Anderson dist., S. C, 137 w. n. w. Columbia,
Silver Lake, N. Y., is a beautiful sheet of water in Wyoming
co., 3 ms. long, and three fourths of a mile wide, stocked with
fish brought originally from Lake Erie. Its outlet flows into
Silver Lake, p-o., Castile t., Wyoming co., N. Y., 248 w.
Albany, 361 W.
Silver Lake, p-t., Susquehanna co., Pa., 184 n. n. e.
Harrisburg, 294 W. The surface is hilly; soil, loam, clay, and
gravel. Drained by branches of Choconut cr. and by Silver creek,
flowing from Silver Lake, a beautiful sheet of water, three
fourths of a m. long, and half a m. wide. Two ms. n. e. is
Quaker lake, a little larger, and another, a little smaller. It
has 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,150. 6 sch. 168
scholars. Pop. 907.
Silver Spring, t., Cumberland co., Pa., 7 n. e. Carlisle. The
surface is hilly, with fine valleys; sod, calcareous loam and
slate. Drained by Conedogwinit cr. and its tributaries. It
contains the v. of Kingston. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap.
$14,000; 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 5 flouring m., 4 saw m. Cap.
in manufac. $8,646. Pop. 1,938.
Silverton, p-v., Barnwell dist., S. C, 96 s. w. Columbia, 591 W.
Situated on the e. side of Savannah r.
Simmon's Tan Yard, p-o., Montgomery co., N. C, 101 w. s. w.
Raleigh, 375 W.
Simms Port, p-v., Avoyelles par., La., 237 n. w. New Orleans,
Simonsville, p-v., Windsor co., Vt., 89 s. Montpelier, 451 W.
Simpson, County, Miss. Situated a little s. of
the centre of the state, and contains 550 sq. ms. Pearl r. runs
on its w. border, by branches of which it is drained. Capital,
Westville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 7,693, sheep 1,120,
swine 13,271; wheat 2,131 bush, produced, Ind. corn 132,066,
oats 2,677, potatoes 18,126, rice 19,365 pounds, cotton 679,915;
9 grist m., 7 saw in. Cap. in manufac. $26,500. Pop. whites
2,473, slaves 907; total, 3,380.
Simpson, County, Ky. Situated in the s. part of
the state, and contains 288 sq. ms. Drained by Drakes cr. and
its branches, which flow n. into Big Barren r., and by branches
of Red r., a tributary of Cumberland r. Capital, Franklin. There
were in 1840, neat cattle 4,948, sheep 8,088, swine 14,134;
wheat 45,590 bush, produced, rye 1,486, Ind. corn 281,756, oats
106,333, potatoes 8,198, tobacco 708,131 pounds, cotton 24,941,
sugar 1,776; 7 stores, cap. $63,100; 6 cotton fac. 244 sp., 2
tanneries, 2 distilleries, 3 flouring m., 7 grist m., 2 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $31,503. Pop. whites 5,004, slaves 1,493, free
col'd 40; total, 6,537.
Simpson's, p-o., Floyd co., Va., 203 w. by s. Richmond, 278 W.
Simpson's Mills, p-o., Laurens dist., S. C.
Simpson's Store, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 226 w. Harrisburg,
Simpsonville, p-v., Shelby co., Ky., 31 w. Frankfort, 573 W.
Situated on Floyds fork of Salt r.
Simsbury, p-t., Hartford co., Ct., 13 n. Hartford, 349 W. The
surface is hilly and mountainous, with level and fertile land on
Farmington r., by which it is watered. In the n. e. extremity is
the flourishing manufacturing v. of Tariffville, on the w. side
of Farmington r., containing a carpet fac. which produces
132,000 yards of carpeting annually. The Farmington canal,
extending from New Haven to Northampton, Mass., passes near it.
It has 5 stores, cap. $9,800; 1 woolen fac., 2 tanneries, 2
distilleries, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. 114,700. 13
sch. 378 scholars. Pop. 1,895.
Sims Valley, p-o., Muskingum co., O., 70 e. Columbus, 343 W.
Sina, t., Clinton co., Mich.
Sinatory, p-o., De Soto co., Miss., 185 n. Jackson, 942 W.
Sinclair's Bottom, p-o., Smyth co., Va., 281 w. Richmond, 346 W.
Sinclairsville, v., Charlotte t., Chautauque co., N. Y. It
contains 1 church, 3 stores, 2 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 machine
shop, 2 clothiers' works, 80 dwellings, and about 400
Sinepuxent, inlet, Worcester co., Md., on the Atlantic coast, is
the entrance from the ocean into Sinepuxent bay, in 38° 10' 30"
n. lat. The bay is long and narrow, separated from the ocean by
Sing Sing, p-v.. Mount Pleasant t., Westchester co., N. Y., 116
s. Albany, 258 W. Situated on elevated and uneven ground, and
has 4 landings, from which steamboats and vessels ply-daily to
New York. Incorporated in 1813, and contains 4 churches, 1
Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 18
stores, 1 ship yard, 1 iron foundry, 250 dwellings, and about
2,500 inhabitants. It contains Mount Pleasant Academy for boys,
with a fine marble edifice, and Mount Pleasant Female Seminary
for young ladies, beautifully located. The Croton aqueduct
bridge here is an object of much interest. Sing Sing furnishes
great quantities of fine marble for building. The quarries are
chiefly wrought by convicts of the state prison, located here.
It is situated half a m. s. of the v. The main building is 84
feet long and 44 feet wide, 5 stories high, containing 1,000
cells. In front and rear are various workshops, with the
keeper's house, a chapel, hospital, kitchen, and storehouses.
There is a separate building, constructed of marble, of the
Ionic order, for female convicts, with well furnished apartments
for the matrons. Attached to the whole are 130 acres of land.
Sinking Cane, p-o., Overton co., Tenn., 113 e. Nashville, 616 W.
Sinking Creek, p-o., Botetourt co., Va., 204 w. Richmond, 244 W.
Sinking Creek, p-o., Bedford co., Tenn., 113 s. Nashville, 699
Sinking Spring, p-o., Berks co., Pa., 47 e. Harrisburg, 151 W.
Sinking Spring, p-v., Brush Creek t., Highland co., O., 84 s. w.
Columbus, 421 W. It contains 2 stores, and 12 or 15 dwellings.
Sinking Spring, p-o., Lawrence co., Ia., 78 s. s. w.
Indianapolis, 628 W.
Sinking Valley Mills, p-o., Huntingdon co., Pa., 114 w.
Harrisburg, 173 W.
Sinnemahoning, r., Pa., a tributary from the n. w. of the w.
branch of Susquehanna r., and its about 50 ms. long.
Sinnemahoning, p-o., Lycoming co., Pa., 3 19 N. Harrisburg, 251
Sippican, p-v., Rochester t., Plymouth co., Mass., 59 s. Boston,
446 W. It contains 1 Congregational and 1 Universalist church.
The manufacture of salt is the principal business of the
Sissonville, p-v., Kanawha co., Va., 333 .v. n. w. Richmond, 358
W. Situated on Pocatalico r., a small branch of Kanawha r.
Sistersville, p-v., Tyler co., Va., 316 n. w. Richmond, 272 W.
Situated on s. side of Ohio r., and contains 2 stores, 1
tannery, and about 250 inhabitants.
Six Mile, p-o., Union co., Ky., 227 w. by s. Frankfort, 754 W.
Six Mile, p-o., Jennings co., Ia., 70 s. s. e. Indianapolis, 576
Six Mile, p-t., Madison co., Ill., 99 s. Springfield, 814 W. It
has 4 sch. 110 scholars. Pop. 1,034.
Six Mile Creek, p-o., Granby t., Oswego co., N. Y., 155 w. n. w.
Albany, 372 W.
Six Mile Run, p-o., Somerset co., N. J., 21 n. Trenton, 187 W.
It contains 1 Dutch Reformed church, 1 store, and about 12
dwellings. The stream flows into Raritan r.
Skeneateles Lake, N. Y., lies between Cayuga and Onondaga
counties, and is 15 ms. long, and from one half to three fourths
of a m. wide. Its shores present romantic and picturesque
scenery, and its waters afford fine trout, weighing from 5 to 10
Skeneateles, p-t., Onondaga co., N. Y., 147 w. Albany, 340 W.
The surface is undulating; soil, fertile, and well cultivated.
Watered by the outlet of Skeneateles Lake, which flows n. into
Seneca r. The v. is pleasantly situated at the foot of
Skeneateles Lake. Incorporated in 1833, and contains 4 churches,
1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist, 15
stores, 1 woolen fac, 1 flouring m., 1 saw m., 1 machine shop, 1
tannery, 1 iron foundry, 2 carriage fac, 200 dwellings, and
about 1,400 inhabitants. A branch railroad extends 5 ms. to the
Auburn and Syracuse railroad. There are in the t. 11 stores,
cap. 896,880; 6 fulling m., 3 woolen fac, 3 tanneries, 2
distilleries, 1 brewery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly
newspapers, 1 periodical, 6 flouring m., 3 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $299,098. 1 acad. 60 students, 20 sch. 907 scholars.
Skeggs Creek, p-o., Barren co., Ky., 135 s. w. Frankfort, 656 W.
Skelton, t., Warrick co., Ia. It has 3 sch. 100 scholars. Pop.
Skilersville, p o., Muhlenburg co., Ky., 188 s. w. Frankfort,
Skinner's Eddy, p-o., Luzerne co., Pa., 159 N. e. Harrisburg,
267 W. Situated on Susquehanna r., 44 ms. above Wilkesbarre.
Skinquarter, p-o., Chesterfield co., Virginia.
Skippack, p-t., Montgomery co., Pa., 86 e. Harrisburg, 165 W.
Drained by Skippack cr. The surface is hilly; soil, red shale.
It has 4 stores, cap. $10,000; 1 tannery, 1 printing office, 1
weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $3,400. Pop. 1,485.
Skowhegan, p-t., Somerset co., Me., 36 n. Augusta, 631 W.
Situated on the n. side of Kennebec r., which here flows e. The
soil is fertile and well cultivated. The v. is situated at
Skowhegan falls, on the Kennebec, where there is a great
water-power, is well built, has a number of mills, and
considerable trade. A bridge across the Kennebec connects it
with Bloomfield. It has 9 stores, cap. $15,600; 2 fulling m., 1
woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$8,325. 11 sch. 612 scholars. Pop. 1,584.
Slab Town, p-v., Anderson dist., S. C, 130 w. n. w. Columbia,
Slate, p-o., Bath co., Ky., 81 e. Frankfort, 507W.
Slateford, p-o., Jackson co., Ia., 75 s. Indianapolis, 591 W.
Slate Hill, p-o., Minisink t., Orange co., N. Y., 113 s. s. w.
Albany, 276 W.
Slate Lick, p-o., Armstrong co., Pa., 190 w. n. w. Harrisburg,
Slate Mills, p-o., Rappahannock co., Va., 112 n. n. w. Richmond.
Slate Ridge, p-o., York co., Pa., 62 s. Harrisburg, 86 W.
Slate Run, p-o., Franklin co., O., 6 H. Columbus, 399 W.
Slatersville, p-v., Smithfield t., Providence co., R. I., 19 n.
w. Providence, 410 W. Situated on a branch of Pawtucket r. It
contains 2 Congregational churches, and several mills and
Slatersville, p-v., Caroline t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 153 w.
Albany, 304 W. Situated on Six Mile cr., and contains 1
Methodist church, 2 stores, 1 flouring m., 2 saw m., 1 carding
and fulling m., 2 tanneries, 50 dwellings, and about 300
Slaughter's Creek, p-o., Stewart co., Ga.
Slawson, p-o., Switzerland co., Ia., 87 s. e. Indianapolis, 544
Sleepy Creek, p-o., Wayne co., N. C, 63 s. e. Raleigh, 293 W.
Sleepy Creek, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C, 74 w. Columbia, 584
Slinkard's Mills, p-o., Greene co., Ia., 84 s. w. Indianapolis,
Slippery Rock, cr., Pa., rises in Mercer and Butler counties,
and after a course of 35 ms., flows into Conequenessing cr., a
little above its entrance into Big Beaver r.
Slippery Rock, p-t., Butler co., Pa., 15 n. w. Butler, 22 w. N.
w. Harrisburg, 263 W. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Drained
by Slippery Rock cr., and its tributary, Wolf cr. It contains
the v. of Centreville. There are in the t., 3 stores, cap.
$4,500; 3 furnaces, 4 tanneries, 1 pottery, 4 grist m., 7 saw m.
Cap. in manufac. $14,310. 10 sch. 472 scholars. Pop. 1,507.
Slippery Rock, t., Beaver co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,500;
2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 7 grist m., 8 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap.
in manufac $21,150. 3 sch. 161 scholars. Pop. 1,224.
Slippery Rock, t., Mercer co., Pa. It has 3 stores, cap. $3,300;
1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 6 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac.
$3,000. 11 sch. 395 scholars. Pop. 2,066.
Sloansville, p-v., Schoharie t. and co., N. Y., 33 w. Albany,
392 W. Situated on Vly cr., on the Cherry Valley turnpike, and
contains 1 Baptist church, 4 stores, 1 grist m., several saw m.,
50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.
Sloansville, p-o., Clermont co., O., 95 s. w. Columbus, 466 W.
Sloyersville, p-o., Luzerne co., Pa.
Smelsor's Mills, p-o., Rush co., Ia., 45 e. s. e. Indianapolis,
Smith, County, Tenn. Situated in the n. part of
the state, and contains 590 sq. ms. Drained by Cumberland r. and
Caney Fork, its tributary, and their branches. Capital,
Carthage. There were in 1840, neat cattle 16,181, sheep 20,944,
swine 73,172; wheat 81,430 bush, produced, rye 4,582, Ind. corn
933,348, oats 117,552, potatoes 12,779, tobacco 3,017,012
pounds, cotton 61,245; 14 stores, cap. $53,600; 31 tanneries, 24
distilleries, 1 pottery, 53 grist m., 47 saw m. Cap. in manufac
$6,600. 1 college, 22 students, 4 acad. 87 students, 15 sch. 219
scholars. Pop. whites 16,627, slaves 4,388, free col'd 164;
Smith, County, Miss. Situated a little s. e. of
the centre of the state, and contains 520 sq. ins. Drained by
Leaf r. Capital, Raleigh. There were in 1849, neat cattle 9,994,
sheep 741, swine 10,633; wheat 1,379 bush, produced, Ind. corn
66,993, oats 557, potatoes 8,740, rice 6,819 pounds, tobacco
651, cotton 442,503; 28 tanneries. Cap. in manufac. $1,017. 4
sch. 79 scholars. Pop. whites 1,542, slaves 419; total, 1,961.
Smith, t., Belmont co., Ohio. Drained by McMahon's cr., which
affords water power. It contains the villages of Jacobsburg and
Centreville. Pop. 1,956.
Smith, t., Washington co., Pa. It has 4 stores, cap. §11.000; 1
tannery, 4 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $18,850. 9 sch.
450 scholars. Pop. 1,315.
Smith, t., Columbiana co., O. Pop. 1,457.
Smith, t., Posey co.., Ia. Pop. 685.
Smithdale, p-v., Amite co., Miss., 30 s. e. by e. Natchez. 92 s.
s. w. Jackson, 1,102 W.
Smithfield, p-t., Somerset co.. Me. It has 2 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $2,650. 6 sch. 365 scholars. Pop. 789.
Smithfield, p-t., Providence co., R. I, 16 n. Providence, 413 W.
The surface is undulating, and in some parts rough; soil,
gravelly and sandy loam, and fertile if well tilled. Limestone
abounds. Watered by Blackstone r., and a large branch, which
crosses the n. w. part of the t., both of which afford good
water power. Woonsocket v., situated at the falls of the same
name in Blackstone r., lies partly in the t., and is a large
manufacturing place, with great water power. Slatersville in the
n. w. part is also a manufacturing v. There are in the t. 33
stores, cap. $48,800; 10 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 31 cotton
fac. 88,203 sp., 1 paper fac, 13 grist m., 19 saw m. Cap. in
manufac. $1,764,000. 1 acad. 40 students, 45 sch. 1.841
scholars. Pop. 9,534.
Smithfield, t., Madison co., N. Y., 106 w. Albany. The surface
is hilly; soil, very fertile. Drained by Canaseraga and
Cowasalon creeks. It has 4 stores, cap. $23,000; 1 fulling in.,
2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $16,950. 12
sch. 535 scholars. Pop. 1,699.
Smithfield, t, Bradford co., Pa. The surface is hilly; soil,
gravelly loam. Drained by Tom, Jacks, and Brown's creeks. It has
4 stores, cap. $19,000; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 1 distillery,
1 grist m., 11 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,640. 11 sch. 420
scholars. Pop. 1,427.
Smithfield, p-v., George t., Fayette co., Pa., 188 w. s. w.
Harrisburg, 204 W. It contains 1 church, 3 stores, and about 65
Smithfield, p-v., capital of Isle of Wight co., Va., 65 s. e.
Richmond, 298 W. Situated on a creek or bay of James r., 15 ms.
above Hampton Roads. It contains 12 stores, 200 dwellings, and
about 900 inhabitants.
Smithfield, p-v., capital of Johnson co., N. C., 27 s. e.
Raleigh, 305 W. Situated on the e. side of Neuse r. It contains
a court house, jail, and about 200 inhabitants.
Smithfield, p-t., Jefferson co., O., 126 e. by n. Columbus, 273
W. It has 8 stores, cap. $12,000; 1 tannery, 3 flouring m. Cap.
in manufac. $8,030. 6 sch. 350 scholars. Pop. 2,095.
Smithfield, p-o., Jackson co., Mich., 92 w. Detroit, 562 W.
Smithfield, p-o., Delaware co., Ia., 65 n. e. Indianapolis. 522
W. Situated on the n. side of White r., and contains 1 store, 1
saw m., and 1 grist m.
Smithfield, p-v., Alexander co., Ill., 227 s. by e. Springfield,
Smithland, p-v., capital of Livingston co., Ky., 264 s. w. by w.
Frankfort, 796 W. Situated on Ohio r., immediately below the
mouth of Cumberland r., and contains 1 church, an hospital, 12
stores, and about 900 inhabitant.
Smithland, p-v., Randolph co., Mo., 71 n. by w. Jefferson City,
Smith's, p-o., McMinn co., Tenn., 162 e. s. e. Nashville, 562 W.
Smithsboro', p-v., Tioga t. and co., N. Y., 171 w. s. w. Albany,
272 W. Situated on the n. side of Susquehanna r., and contains 1
Methodist church, 3 stores, 1 saw m., 30 dwellings, and about
Smithsburg, p-v., Washington co., Md., 106 N. w. Annapolis, 77
W. It contains about 75 inhabitants.
Smith's Cross Roads, p-o., Rhea co., Tenn., 127 e. s. e.
Nashville, 573 W.
Smith's Ferry, p-o., Beaver co., Pa., 240 w. n. w. Harrisburg,
Smith's Ferry, p-o., Greene co., Ala., 57 s. by w. Tuscaloosa,
Smith's Ford, p-o., York dist., S. C, 94 n. Columbia, 445 W.
Smith Fork, p-o., Hardin co., Tenn., 120 s. w. Nashville, 796 W.
Smith's Island, N. C, situated at the month of Cape Fear r. The
light-house stands on the w. side of the island, where is the
main channel. Cape Fear is the s. point of the island.
Smith's Landing, p-o., Atlantic co., N. J., 90 s. Trenton, 200
Smith's Mills, p-o., Hanover t., Chautauquc co., N. Y., 313 w.
by s. Albany, 360 W.
Smith's Mills, p-o., Clearfield co., Pa., 122 n. w. Harrisburg,
Smith's Mills, p-o., Marion co., O., 52 n. Columbus, 399 W.
Smith's Mills, p-o., Henderson co., Ky., 209 w. by s. Frankfort,
Smith's Mills, p-o., Carroll co., Miss., 105 n Jackson, 992 W.
Smith's Port, p-v., capital of McKean co., Pa., 196 n. w.
Harrisburg, 279 W. Situated at the confluence of Stanton and
Potatoe creek, and contains a court house, county offices, all
of brick, a stone, jail, an academy well endowed, 2 stores, 1
grist m., 1 saw m., 1 fulling m., and about 50 dwellings.
Smith's Store, p-o., Spartanburg dist., S. C. S7 n. w. Columbia,
Smithsville, p-v., Abbeville dist., S. C., 94 w. Columbia, 520
Smithton, p-o., Broome t., Schoharie co., N. Y., 41 w. Albany,
Smithton, p-v., St. Clair co., Ill., 108 s. Springfield, 817 W.
Smithtown, p-t., Suffolk co., N. Y, 29 w. Riverhead, 191 s. s.
e. Albany, 48 e. New York, 271 W. The surface is generally
level; soil sandy loam. Long Island sound bounds it on the n.
Drained by Nesaquake r., which affords water power. The v., at
the head of boat navigation on the Nesaquake r., contains 1
store, 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., and about 15 dwellings; 2 ms.
e. there is another v., containing a Presbyterian church, a
store, and about 20 dwellings. There are in the t. 10 stores,
cap. $18,300; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 7 sch. 399 scholars.
Smithtown Bay, N. Y., is an indentation of Long Island on the n.
of Smithtown t. It affords good anchorage ground during easterly
storms. It abounds with fish and wild fowl.
Smithville, t., Chenango co., N. Y., 15 w. Norwich, 131 w.
Albany. The surface is undulating soil, sandy loam. Drained by
Geneganslette cr., and other small streams flowing into Chenango
r., which afford water power. It has 3 stores, cap. $9,500; 1
tannery, 1 grist; m., 15 saw m., 19 sch. 667 scholars. Pop.
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