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Smithville, p-v., Adams t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 179 n. w. Albany, 410 W. It contains 1 Presbyterian Church, 2 stores, 1 carriage fac, 1 distillery, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants.

Smithville, p-v., Powhatan co., Va., 39 w. Richmond, 156 W. It contains 1 Presbyterian Church, 1 store, 1 flouring m., and about 50 inhabitants.

Smithville, p-v., Lancaster co., Pa., 46 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 103 W.

Smithville, p-v., capital of Brunswick co., N. C, 173 s. Raleigh, 390 W. It is situated on the w. side of Cape Fear r., 2 ms. above its mouth. It has a safe and commodious harbor, and contains a court house, jail, hospital, and a Methodist church, 3 stores, 60 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants. It is considered one of the most healthy places in the state.

Smithville, p-v., Wayne co., O., 101 n. e. Columbus, 348 W.

Smithville, p-v., capital of De Kalb co., Tenn., 61 e. Nashville, 620 W. Situated w. of Caney fork of Cumberland r., and contains a Methodist church, and about 250 inhabitants.

Smithville, p-v., capital of Lawrence co., Ark., 125 n. n. e. Little Rock, 1,012 W. Situated on the n. side of Strawberry r., and contains a court house, jail, and about 75 inhabitants.

Smithville Flatts, p-v., Smithville t., Chenango co., N. Y., 125 w. Albany, 319 W. Situated on Geneganslette cr., and contains 1 Baptist church, 5 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 scythe and axe fac, 1 rake and pail fac, 1 clothier's works, 1 tannery, 60 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants.

Smoky Hollow, p-v., Claverack t., Columbia co., N. Y., 37 s. s. e. Albany, 349 W. It contains 1 woolen fac, 1 grist m., 1 machine shop, and about 20 dwellings.

Smoky Ordinary, p-o., Brunswick co., Va., 64 s. s. w. Richmond, 117 W.

Smyrna, p-o., Aroostook co., Me.

Smyrna, p-t., Chenango co., N. Y., 103 w. Albany, 351 W. The surface is hilly; soil, generally fertile, particularly in the valleys. Drained by tributaries of Chenango r., which afford water power. First settled in 1792. It has 5 stores, cap. 812,200; 1 lumber yard, cap. $13,000; 3 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 12 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. §29,975. 15 sch. 703 scholars. Pop. 2,246.

Smyrna, p-v., Kent co., Del., 12 n. by w. Dover, 132 W. Situated on a branch of Duck cr., and contains a church, 3 stores, and about 600 inhabitants.

Smyrna, p-v., Harrison co., O., 99 e. n. e. Columbus, 299 W.

Smythe, County, Va. Situated in the s. w. part of the state, and contains 480 sq. ms. The surface is broken; soil, fertile, on the streams. Drained by head branches of Holston r. and of New r. Capital, Marion. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,157, sheep 10,357, swine 16,392; wheat 51,5S9 bush, produced, rye 6,811, Ind. corn 221,431, buckwheat 4,147, oats 178,330, potatoes 33,829, sugar 54,842 pounds; 11 stores, cap. §29,307; 2 forges, 10 tanneries, 6 distilleries, 1 pottery, 21 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. S7,700. 3 acad. 100 students, 7 sch. 198 scholars. Pop. whites 5,539, slaves 833, free col'd 145; total, 6,522.

Sneedsboro', p-v., Anson co., N.C., 137 s. w. Raleigh, 426 W. Situated on w. side of Yadkin r., and contains about 30 inhabitants.

Snicker's Ferry, p-o., Clarke co., Va., 164 N. n. w. Richmond, 56 W.

Snickersville, p-v., Loudon co., Va., 168 n. 78 Richmond, 52 W. Situated 1 m. from Snicker's Gap, of the Blue Ridge. It has a neat church, 2 stores, several mechanic shops, and 20 or 25 dwellings.

Snidersville, p-v., Monongalia co., Va., 287 n. w. Richmond, 220 W.

Snoddy's, p-o., Buckingham co., Va.

Snoddyville, p-v.. Jefferson co., Tenn., 12 n. e. Dandridge, 226 e. Nashville, 470 W.

Snow Camp, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 53 n. w. Raleigh, 304 W.

Snow Creek, p-o., Franklin co., Va., 177 w. s. w. Richmond, 252 W.

Snow Creek, p-o., Iredell co., N. C, 176 w. Raleigh, 377 W.

Snow Creek, p-o., Maury co., Tenn., 39 s. s. w. Nashville, 716 W.

Snow Hill, p-v., port of entry, and capital of Worcester co., Md., 115 s. e. Annapolis, 155 W. Situated on Pocomoke r. It contains a court house, jail, an academy, 5 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Methodist Episcopal, 1 Methodist Protestant, and 1 African Methodist, 9 stores, 100 dwellings, and 800 inhabitants. Tonnage, 1840, 7,640.

Snow Hill, p-v., capital of Greene co., N. C, 89 e. s. e. Raleigh, 299 W. Situated on a small branch of Neuse r. It contains a courthouse, jail, and about 100 inhabitants.

Snow Hill, p-v., Clinton co., O., 74 s. s. w. Columbus, 448 W.

Snow Hill, p-v., Walker co., Ga., 211 n. w. Milledgeville, 625 W.

Snow Hill, p-v., Wilcox co., Ala., 112 s. Tuscaloosa, 887 W. It contains about 50 inhabitants.

Snow Shoe, p-t., Centre co., Pa., 101 n. w. Harrisburg, 193 W. It has 2 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $600. 1 sch. 12 scholars. Pop. 162.

Snow's Store, p-o., Windsor co., Vt., 46 s. Montpelier, 492 W.

Snowsville, p-v., Choctaw co., Miss., 110 n. n. e. Jackson, 936 W.

Snyder, t., Jefferson co., Pa. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,700. 1 sch. 16 scholars. Pop. 291.

Snydersville, p-v., Monroe co., Pa., 116 n. e. Harrisburg, 209 W. It contains 1 store, 1 saw m., 1 grist m., and a few dwellings.

Snydersville, p-o., Knox co., Ia.

Soccapatoy, p-o., Coosa co., Ala., 132 e. s. e. Tuscaloosa, 799 W.

Social Circle, p-o., Walton co., Ga., 60 n. w. Milledgeville, 642 W.

Social Hill, p-o., Cherokee co., Ga., 109 n. w. Milledgeville, 654 W.

Sociality, p-o., Dayton t., Cattaraugus co., N. Y., 309 w. by s. Albany, 347 W.

Society Land, t., Hillsborough co., N. H. It has 2 sch. 34 scholars. Pop. 133.

Society Hill, p-v., Darlington dist., S. C, 108 e. n. e. Columbia, 438 W. Situated on w. side of the Great Pedee r., and contains 3 churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist and 400 inhabitants.

Society Hill, p-v., Macon co., Ala., 167 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 781 W. Situated near Ufapee cr., and contains about 75 inhabitants.

Soddy, p-o., Hamilton co., Tenn., 137 s. e. Nashville, 590 W.

Sodus, bay, N. Y., in Wayne co., 5 ms. long, and from 1 to 3 wide, opens into Lake Ontario. It is navigable, and at its mouth have been constructed extensive piers and lighthouses. It is often called Great Sodus bay.

Sodus, p-t., Wayne co., N. Y., 12 n. Lyons, 195 w. n. w. Albany, 371 W. The surface declines gently towards Lake Ontario, which bounds it on the n. with Sodus bay on the n. e. Drained by Salmon cr. and other streams, flowing into the lake or the bay. The v., situated on the ridge road, 5 ms. s. of the lake, contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, 6 stores, 1 steam saw m., 1 tannery, 50 dwellings, and about 350 inhabitants. There are in the t. 8 stores, cap. $13,900; 3 fulling m., 4 tanneries, 1 distillery, 4 grist m., 20 saw m. Cap. in manufac. §3,400. 22 sch. 1,439 scholars. Pop. 4,472.

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Sodus Centre, p-o., Sodus t., Wayne co., N. Y., 191 w. n. w. Albany, 367 W.

Sodus Point, p-v., port of entry, Sodus t., Wayne co., N. Y., 201 w. n. w. Albany, 377 W. Situated at the entrance of Great Sodus bay, with a good harbor, and contains 1 store, 1 steam saw m., and 25 dwellings.

Solemn Grove, p-o., Moore co., N. C, 90 s. w. Raleigh, 377 W.

Solesbury, t., Bucks co., Pa. The surface is rolling; soil, clay and sandy loam. Delaware r. bounds it on the n. and e. Here is Ingham's, or Great Spring, which is clear and cold in the summer, and does not freeze in the winter, and discharges a stream which, with 18 or 20 feet fall, would drive a grist m., with two run of stones, through the year. There are 5 good mill seats upon it before it flows into Delaware r., a distance of 3 ms. There are in the t. 4 villages, and 2 bridges across the Delaware. It has 4 stores, cap. $12,300; 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 2 flouring m., 7 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $52,275. 8 sch. 381 scholars. Pop. 2,038.

Solon, p-t., Somerset co., Me., 18 n. Norridgewock, 52 n. Augusta, 647 W. Kennebec r. bounds it on the w. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. It has a considerable pond in its n. e. part. A small tributary of Kennebec r. waters it in the N. w. It has 4 stores, cap. $6,500; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,200. 8 sch. 507 scholars. Pop. 1,139.

Solon, p-t., Cortland co., N. Y., 12 e. Cortland, 138 w. Albany, 323 W. The surface is undulating; soil, gravel, clay, and sandy loam, adapted to grazing. Drained by Ostelic r. and its tributaries. It has 1 store, cap. $4,000; 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,500; 20 sch. 747 scholars. Pop. 2,311.

Solon, p-t., Cuyahoga co., O., 154 n. n. e. Columbus, 344 W. Watered by Chagrin r. and its branches, which afford extensive water power, and by Tinkers cr. It has 1 store, cap. $500; 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 8 sch. 280 scholars. Pop. 774.

Solus, p-o., Wood co., Va., 303 w. n. w. Rich-mond, 271 W.

Somerfield, p-o., Somerset co., Pa., 158 w. Harrisburg, 174 W.

Somerford, t., Madison co., O. It has 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,150. 8 sch. 300 scholars. Pop. 761.

Somers, p-t., Tolland co., Ct., 23 N. e. Hartford, 359 W. The surface is level on the w., and elevated and mountainous on the e., affording an extensive view of the valley of Connecticut r., and reaching to the city of Hartford. It contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist church. The v. at the centre contains 1 church, 4 or 5 stores, and 30 or 40 dwellings. Straw hats and bonnets are extensively manufactured. It has 6 stores, cap. $37,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 10 sch. 446 scholars. Pop. 1,621.

Somers, p-t., Westchester co., N. Y., 20 n White Plains, 1 19 s. Albany, 274 W. The surface is partly uneven, with some extensive plains; soil, adapted to grass and grain. Watered by Croton r. and its tributaries. The v. contains 2 churches, 2 stores, and 35 or 40 dwellings. There are in the t. 4 sch. 62 scholars. Pop. 2,082.

Somers, t., Preble co., O. Pop. 1,820.

Somerset, County, Me. Situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 3,600 sq. ms Watered by Kennebec r., which flows from Umbagog lake, on its e. border, and by various branches. There are many lakes in its upper parts. The surface is various; soil, in its lower parts, generally fertile. The n. part is still a wilderness. Capital, Norridgewock. There were in 1840, neat cattle 27,366, sheep 66,062, swine 11 ,650; wheat 132,487 bush, produced, rye 10,882 Ind. corn 71,134, buckwheat 1,334, barley 18.372', oats 197,968, potatoes 1,083,718, sugar 94,121 pounds; 77 stores, cap. $94,510; 13 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 20 tanneries, 2 potteries, 44 grist m., 75 saw m., 1 oil m., 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $305,291. 4 acad. 155 students, 333 sch. 13,179 scholars. Pop. 33,912.

Somerset, County, N. J. Situated a little n. of the centre of the state, and contains 275 sq. ms. The surface is various; soil, fertile, particularly on the streams. Watered by Raritan r. and its branches. Capital, Somerville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,776, sheep 16,754, swine 14,026; wheat. 40,780 bush, produced, rye 124,793, Ind. corn 270,969, buckwheat 52,060, barley 1,846, oats 313,245, potatoes, 76,845; 64 stores, cap. 1 $142,200; 6 lumber yards, cap. $42,000; 9 fulling m., 6 woolen fac, 14 tanneries, 14 distilleries, 1 pottery, 1 flouring m., 30 grist m., 30 saw m., 1 oil m., 3 printing offices, 1 bindery, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $271,129. 1 college, 115 students, 1 acad. 56 students, 48 sch. 1,313 scholars. Pop. 17,455.

Somerset, County, Pa. Situated toward the s. w. part of the state, and contains 1,000 sq. ms. Drained by branches of Conemaugh r. and Castle-man's branch of Youghiogheny r. It has Laurel Hill mt. on its n. w. border, and Alleghany mt. on its s. e. border, between which the surface is uneven, and the soil adapted to grain and to grazing. Capital, Somerset. There were in 1840, neat cattle 31,000, sheep 36,900, swine 25,720; wheat 118,100 bush, produced, rye 169,550. Ind. corn 32,940, buckwheat 46,650, oats 621,200, potatoes 134,800, sugar 299,800 pounds; 46 stores, cap. $168,500; 13 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 20 tanneries, 47 distilleries, 1 brewery, 9 potteries, 2 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers, 2 flouring m., 64 grist m., 141 saw m., 4 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $116,310. 21 sch. 476 scholars. Pop. 19,650.

Somerset, County, Md. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 500 sq. ms. Nanticoke r. bounds it on the n. w. Drained by Pocomoke, Wicomico, and Manokin rivers. Capital, Princess Anne. There were in 1840, neat cattle 11,224, sheep 11,558, swine 20,010; wheat 36,778 bush, produced, Ind. corn 428,102, oats 125,697, potatoes 52,091; 72 stores, cap. $97,375; 3 lumber yards, cap. $30,000; 5 tanneries 28 grist m., 19 saw m. Cap. in manufac $25,750; 1 college, 20 students, 2 acad. 26 students, 23 sch. 614 scholars. Pop. whites 11,485, slaves 5,377, free col'd 2,646; total, 19,508.

Somerset, p-t., Bristol co., Mass., 44 s. Boston, 418 W. Situated on the w. side of Taunton r., which is navigable to this place for vessels of considerable burden. Incorporated in 1790. It contains 4 churches, 2 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 1 Friends. It has some shipping; and ship-building is a considerable business. It has 6 stores, cap. $8,250. Cap. in manufac. $4,425. 8 sch. 143 scholars. Pop. 1,005.

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Somerset, t., Windham co., Vt., 15 n. e. Bennington. The surface is mountainous, lying on the Green mountain range, and containing a part of it called Mount Pisgah. Drained by Deerfield r. and its branch, Moose r. It has 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,050. 3 sch. 89 scholars. Pop. 262.

Somerset, p-t., Niagara co., N. Y., 14 n. e. Lockport, 276 w. by n. Albany, 419 W. The surface is level; soil, sandy and clay loam. Lake Ontario bounds it on the n. Watered by Golden Hill cr. and other small streams flowing into the lake. It has 2 stores, cap. $7,800; 1 tannery, 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,275. 6 sch. 319 scholars. Pop. 1,742.

Somerset, t., Washington co., Pa. It has 4 stores, cap. $3,600; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m. Cap. in manufac. $3,000. 8 sch. 279 scholars. Pop. 1,620.

Somerset, p-b., Somerset t., capital of Somerset co., Pa., 40 w. Harrisburg, 166 W. It is situated on Cox's cr. Incorporated in 1804, and contains a court house, jail, of stone, county offices, of brick, an academy, and 3 churches, 1 German Reformed, 1 Lutheran, and 1 Methodist; 7 stores, cap. $33,000; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 1 brewery, 2 potteries, 2 printing offices, 3 weekly news-papers. Cap. in manufac. $11,800; 1 sch. 87 scholars. Pop. 635.

Somerset, t., Somerset co., Pa. The surface is rolling; soil, yellow clay. Drained by Laurel Hill, Middle, and Cox's creeks. It has 2 stores, cap. $6,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 9 distilleries, 1 pottery, 11 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,200. 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 2,711.

Somerset, p-t., capital of Perry co., O., 47 e. s. e. Columbus, 358 W. The v. contains a court-house, jail, 9 stores, 120 dwellings, and about 750 inhabitants. There are in the t. 13 stores, cap. $18,750; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $18,367. 1 acad. 60 students, 4 sch. 160 scholars. Pop. 947.

Somerset, t., Belmont co., O. It has 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 1,933.

Somerset, p-v., capital or Pulaski co., Ky., 84 s. s. e. Frankfort, 590 W. Situated 5 ms. n. of Cumberland r., and contains a court house, jail, and about 240 inhabitants.

Somerset, p-t., Hillsdale co., Mich. It contains some of the highest land in the state; soil, fertile, adapted to grain. It has 1 store, cap. $3,600; 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,400. 4 sch. 85 scholars. Pop. 716.

Somerset, p-o., Monroe co., Mo., 83 n. Jefferson City, 943 W.

Somers Point, p-v., Atlantic co., N. J., 91 s. Trenton, 201 W. Port of entry for Great Egg Harbor dist. Situated on Great Egg Harbor bay. It contains a boarding house, much resorted to for sea bathing in the summer season.

Somersworth, t., Strafford co., IN. H., 45 e. Concord. Bounded on the n. e. and e. by Sal-mon Falls r. Cocheco r. bounds it on the s. w. First settled in 1750. At Quamphigan falls, in the r. in the n. part of this t., at the head of tide-water, is a large manufacturing v. Vessels of 260 tons come within a mile of it. It is denominated Great Falls v., and contains 4 churches, very extensive cotton and woolen factories, and about 2,500 inhabitants. There are in the t. 30 stores, cap. $42,890; 12 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 4 cotton fac. 40,012 sp., 2 grist, m. Cap. in manufac. $966,250. 1 acad. 20 students, 13 sch. 835 scholars. Pop. 3,283.

Somerton, p-o., Moreland t., Philadelphia co., Pa., 113 e. by s. Harrisburg, 153 W.

Somerton, p-v., Nansemond co., Va., 95 s. e. Richmond, 214 W. It contains 1 Methodist church, 1 store, and about 75 inhabitants.

Somerton, p-v., Somerset t., Belmont co., O., 107 e. Columbus, 293 W. Situated on the s. fork of Captina cr., and contains 1 Methodist and 1 Friends church, 2 stores, several mechanic shops, 2 tobacco houses, about 30 dwellings, and 180 inhabitants. Tobacco has been extensively cultivated in the neighborhood.

Somerville, p-v., Rossie t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 176 n. n. w. Albany, 445 W. It contains 2 stores, 30 dwellings, and about 175 inhabitants.

Somerville, p-v., capital of Somerset co., N. J., 31 n. Trenton, 202 W. Situated 1 m. n. of Raritan r., and contains a court house, jail, 1 Dutch Reformed and 1 Methodist church, an academy, a female seminary, 7 stores, 1 grist m., over 100 dwellings, many of them neat, and about 800 inhabitants.

Somerville, p-v., Fauquier co., Va., 83 n. by w. Richmond, 70 W.

Somerville, p-v., capital of Morgan co., Ala., 133 n. n. e. Tuscaloosa, 732 W. Situated 5 ms. s. of Tennessee r., and contains a court house, jail, and about 250 inhabitants.

Somerville, p-v., capital of Fayette co., Tenn., 185 w. s. w. Nashville, 871 W. Situated half a mile s. of Loosa Hatchie r., and contains a court house, jail, 3 churches, a male and female academy, a bank, and 750 inhabitants. Somerville College has been chartered here, and a building is in process of erection.

Somerville, p-v., Milford t., Butler co., O., 101 w. s. w. Columbus, 494 W. It contains 4 stores, about 50 dwellings, and 300 inhabitants.

Somenauk, p-o., De Kalb co., Ill., 182 n. n. e. Springfield, 775 W.

Sooy's Inn, p-o., Burlington co., N. J., 55 s. Trenton, 179 W.

Sorel Horse, p-o., Montgomery co., Pa., 113 e. Harrisburg, 153 W.

Sorby, p-o., Wayne co., Tenn., 110 s. w. Nashville, 786 W.

Souchahatche, p-o., Macon co., Ala., 149 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 796 W.

Souhegan, river, N. H., rises in a pond in Ashburnham, Mass., and flows into New Ipswich, in the s. w. part of Hillsboro' co., N. H., and thence n. e. and e., until it enters Merrimac r., in Merrimac t.

South Albion, p-v., Albion t., Kennebec co., Me., 25 n. e. Augusta, 620 W.

South Alton, p-v., Alton t., Belknap co., N. H., 28 n. e. Concord, 509 W.

South Amenia, p-o., Amenia t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 68 s. Albany, 325 W.

South Amherst, p-o., Hampshire co., Mass.

South Amboy, t., Middlesex co., N. J. Raritan r. bounds it on the n., Raritan bay on the n. e., and Millstone River on the s. w. The surface is level; soil, sandy. Drained by South r. and its tributaries. The Camden and Amboy railroad runs through it. The v. is at the head of Raritan Bay, at the mouth of Raritan r., I m. s. of Perth Amboy. It has a good harbor. The above rail-road terminates here, and is connected by a steamboat line with the city of New York. It contains a large manufactory of stoneware, from excellent clay in the vicinity, and about 20 dwellings. There are in the t. 3 stores, capital $1,400; 1 pottery, 1 paper fac, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $24,100. 6 sch. 198 scholars. Pop. 1,825.

Southampton, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 39 s. Concord, 474 W. The surface is generally level; soil, fertile. Drained by Powow r., which affords good water power. Incorporated in 1742. It has 4 stores, cap. $3,500; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 1 saw m. 1 academy 25 students, 4 sch. 132 scholars. Pop. 462.

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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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