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South Harwich, p-v., Harwich t, Barnstable co., Mass., 91 s. w. Boston, 492 W.

South Haven, t., Van Buren co., Mich. It has 1 tannery, 1 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $2,700. 1 sch. 13 scholars. Pop. 99.

South Hawley, p-v., Hawley t, Franklin co., Mass., 114 w. by n. Boston, 408 W.

South Hero, p-t., Grand Isle co., Vt., 58 n. w. Montpelier, 531 W. It constitutes the south half of the largest island in Lake Champlain. The surface rises gently from the level of the lake; soil, loam, sand, clay, and marl, of which the latter predominates, and very fertile. A ferry connects this t. with Colchester point; and a sand bar connects it with Milton, Chittenden co., which is fordable when the water of the lake is not high, though the water comes up to the sides of a horse. It contains a Congregational and a Methodist church. Limestone is found. It has 1 store, cap. $1,500; 1 tannery. Cap. in manufac. $940. 26 schools 1,601 scholars. Pop. 664.

South Hill, p-v., Bradford co., Pa., 150 n. by E. Harrisburg, 260 W.

South Hill, p-o., Mecklenburg co., Va., 93 s. w. Richmond, 299 W.

South Hingham, p-v., Hingham t., Plymouth co., 31ass., 18 s. E. Boston, 452 W.

South Huntingdon, t., Westmoreland co., Pa. It has 9 stores, cap. $35,850; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 7 distilleries, 1 pottery, 7 flouring m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $50,601. 1 school 117 scholars. Pop. 2,793.

Southington, p-t., Hartford co., Ct., 18 s. w. Hartford, 321 W. The surface is uneven; soil, fertile. Watered by Quinnipiack r., which affords water power. The Farmington canal passes through it. Incorporated in 1779. The v. contains 1 Congregational, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Baptist church, and an academy. It has 5 stores, cap. $15,700; 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $92,700. 9 sch. 427 scholars. Pop. 1,887.

Southington, p-t., Trumbull co., O., 170 n. E. Columbus, 313 W. Pop. 889.

South Jackson, p-v., Jackson t. and co., Mich., 76 w. Detroit, 544 W.

South Jefferson, p-v., Jefferson t., Lincoln co., Me., 22 e. s. e. Augusta, 602 W.

South Kent, p-v., Kent t., Litchfield co., Ct., 55 w. Hartford, 320 W.

South Killingly, p-v., Killingly t., Wind-ham co., Ct., 51 e. Hartford, 378 W.

South Kingston, t., capital of Washington co., R. I., 30 s. w. Providence. The surface is uneven; soil, gravelly loam, well adapted to grain and to grazing. It has the Atlantic on the s., and Narraganset bay on the E. It includes Point Judith, and is the largest t. in the state. It has 1 large salt pond, and 20 fresh water ponds, one of which contains 3 or 4,000 acres. Its fisheries are valuable, and many of its inhabitants are employed in navigation. Near the centre is a v., called North Kingston, which contains a court house, jail, a Congregational church, a bank, and about 30 dwellings. Another v. in its s. e. part contains an Episcopal church. There are in the t. besides, 3 churches, 2 Friends and 1 Baptist. First settled in 1670. The Stonington and Providence railroad passes through it. There are in the t. 27 stores, cap. $9,300; 11 full-ing m., 10 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 1,000 sp., 5 tanneries, 1 printing office, 8 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $318,500. 1 acad. 30 students, 18 sch. 465 scholars. Pop. 3,717.

South Kirtland, p-o., Kirtland t., Lake co., O., 163 n. n. e. Columbus, 349 W.

South Kortright, p-o., Kortright t., Delaware co., N. Y., 69 w. s. w. Albany, 349 W.

South Lansing, p-o., Lansing t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 170 w. by s. Albany, 303 W.

South Lee, p-v., Lee t., Berkshire co., Mass., 131 w. Boston, 365 W.

South Leeds, p-o., Leeds U Kennebec co., Me., 23 w. s. w. Augusta, 587 W.

South Le Roy, p-o., Le Roy t., Genesee CO;, N. Y., 242 w. by n. Albany, 364 W.

South Levant, p-o., Levant t., Penobscot co., Me., 78 n. e. Augusta, 673 W.

South Lincoln, p-v., Lincoln t., Penobscot co., Me., 111 n. e. Augusta, 706 W.

South Livonia, p-o., Livonia t., Livingston co., N. Y., 22 w. Albany, 349 W.

South Lodi, p-o., Lodi t., Seneca co., N. Y., 188 w. Albany, 319 W.

South Lyme, p-v., Lyme t., New London co., Ct., 50 s. Hartford, 343 W.

South Lynde borough, p-o., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 41 s. s. w. Concord, 459 W.

South Marcellus, p-o., Marcellus t., Onondaga co., N. Y., 144 w. by n. Albany, 340 W.

South Marlow, p-o., Marlow t., Cheshire co., N. H., 52 w. by s. Concord, 456 W.

South Mendon, p-o., Mendon t., Worcester co., Mass., 37 s. w. Boston, 410 W.

South Middleboro' p-o., Middleboro' t., Plymouth co., Mass., 46 s. by E. Boston, 439 W.

South Middletown, p-v., Wallkill t., Orange co., N. Y., 112 s. s. w. Albany, 285 W. It contains 3 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Methodist, 1 Presbyterian, 1 bank, 15 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 iron foundry, and 800 inhabitants.

South Middletown, t., Cumberland co., Pa. The surface is various; soil, calcareous loam. Drained by Yellow Breeches cr., and its tributary, Mountain cr. Letart spring, on its n. border, gives motion to 2 mills. South Mountain crosses its s. part. It has 5 stores, cap. $5,900; 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 fulling m., 3 woolen fac, 1 distillery, 1 paper fac, 4 flouring m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,170. 1 school 60 scholars. Pop. 2,055.

South Milford, p-o., Milford t., Worcester co., Mass., 35 s. w. by w. Boston, 411 W.

South Mills, p-o., Camden co., N. C, 232 e, n. e. Raleigh, 266 W.

South Nankin, p-o., Nankin t., Wayne co., Mich., 15 s. w. Detroit, 532 W.

South Natick, p-v., Natick t., Middlesex co. T Mass., 15 w. s. w. Boston, 424 W.

South New Berlin, p-v., New Berlin t., Chenango co., N. Y., 106 w. s. w. Albany, 339 W.

South Newburg, p-o., Newburg t., Penobscot co., Me., 54 n. e. Augusta, 649 W.

South Newburg, p-o.. Newburg t., Orange co., Vt.

South Newcastle, p-o., Ohio t, Gallia co., O., 121 s. s. e . Columbus, 379 W. It is pleasantly situated on the n. bank of Ohio r., and contains 3 stores, a furnace, forge, and rolling mill. The principal business of the place consists in the mineral coal trade.

South New Durham, p-o., Strafford co., N. H., 30 n. E. Concord, 32 n. w. by n. Dover.

South New Market, p-o., New Market t, Rockingham co., N. H., 41 s. e. Concord, 483 W.

South New Port, p-v., McIntosh co., Ga., 108 s. e. Milledgeville, 710 W.

South Newry, p-o., Newry t., Oxford co., Me., 68 w. Augusta, 608 W

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South Norwalk, p-v., Norwalk t., Fairfield co., Ct.

South Norridgewock, p-o., Norridgewock t., Somerset co., Me., 31 n. Augusta, 626 W.

Southold, p-t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 241 s. e. Albany, 321 W., 15 e. Riverhead. The surface is generally level. It has Long Island sound on the n., and Great Peconic and Gardiner's bays on the s. Fisher's, Gull, Plum, and Robbins' Islands, belong to it. The v. is a scattered settlement, and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian,

1 Methodist, and 1 Universalist. There are in the t. 28 stores, cap. $50,800; 23 sch. 1,071 scholars. Pop. 3,907.

South Onondaga, p-o., Onondaga t. and co., N. Y., 138 w. by n. Albany, 341 W.

South Orange, p-o., Orange t., Franklin co., Mass., 74 w. by n. Boston, 412 W.

South Orleans, p-o., Orleans t., Barnstable co., 3Iass., 97 s. s. e. Boston, 498 W.

South Orrington, p-o., Orrington t., Penobscot co., Me., 67 n. e. Augusta, 663 W.

South Otselic, p-o., Otselic t., Chenango co., N. Y., 119 w. by s. Albany, 339 W.

South Oxford, p-o., Oxford t., Chenango co., N. Y., 115 w. by s. Albany, 322 W.

South Owego, p-o., Owego t., Tioga co., N. Y., 169 w. s. w. Albany, 283 W.

South Paris, p-o., Paris t., Oxford co., Me., 42 w. by s. Augusta, 590 W.

South Parsonsfield, p-o., Parsonsfield t., York co., Me., 84 w. s. w. Augusta, 535 W.

South Plymouth, p-o., Wayne co., Mich., 23 s. w. Detroit, 524 W.

South Point, p-o., Lincoln co., N. C, 177 w. by s. Raleigh, 416 W.

South Port, p-v., Fairfield t., Fairfield co., Ct., 60 s. w. Hartford, 277 W. Situated at the mouth of Mill r., at its entrance into a small bay of Long Island sound. It contains a Congregational church, an academy, a bank, 8 stores, and about 70 dwellings. It has a convenient harbor for vessels of 100 tons, which is rarely frozen. It has an extensive break water, constructed by the government of the U. S.

South Port, p-t., Chemung co., N. Y., 4 s. Elmira, 197 w. s. w. Albany, 277 W. The surface is hilly, with broad alluvial flats on Chemung r., which runs on its n. border. It has 3 stores, cap. $2,600; 2 fulling m., 11 sch. 553 scholars. Pop. 2,101.

South Port, p-v., Racine co., Wis., 110 e. s. e. Madison, 769 W. Situated on the w. side of Lake Michigan. It contains several stores, and about 500 inhabitants.

South Pultney, p-o., Pultney t., Steuben co., N. Y., 216 w. by s. Albany, 312 W.

South Quay, p-o., Southampton co., Va., 85 s. s. e. Richmond, 204 W.

South Reading, p-o., Reading t., Windsor co., Vt., 64 s. Montpelier, 475 W.

South Reading, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 11 N. Boston, 451 W. Incorporated from Reading in 1812. The principal v. is situated near Reading pond, and contains 2 churches, 1 Congregational, before which is a green of 8 or 10 acres, and 1 Baptist, and an academy. There are in the t. 10 stores, cap. $10,600. Cap. in manufac. $62,760. 1 acad. 75 students, 7 sch. 400 scholars. Pop. 1,517.

South River, p-o., Middlesex co., N. J., 32 n. E. Trenton, 198 W.

South Royalton, p-o., Worcester co., Mass.

South Royalton, p-o., Royalton t., Niagara co., N. Y., 274 w. by n. Albany, 394 W.

South Rutland, p-o., Rutland t, Jefferson ! co., N. Y., 156 n. w. Albany, 416 W.

South St. George, p-o., Lincoln co., Me., 57 s. e. Augusta, 634 W.

South Salem, p-v., Lewisboro' t., Westchester co., N. Y., 118 s. Albany, 279 W. Situated on a small branch of Croton r., and contains a church, and about 25 dwellings.

South Sandwich, p-v., Sandwich t. f Barnstable co., Mass., 64 s. Boston, 465 W.

South Schodack:, p-o., Schodack t., Rensselaer co., N. Y., 13 s. by e. Albany, 364 W.

South Scituate, p-v., Scituate t., Plymouth co., Mass., 24 s. e. by s. Boston, 448 W.

South Scituate, p-o., Scituate t., Providence co., R. I, 11 w. by s. Providence, 389 W.

South Sebec, p-o., Sebec t., Piscataquis co., Me., 93 n. n. e. Augusta, 690 W.

South Sekonk, p-v., Sekonk t., Bristol co., Mass., 48 s. Boston, 406 W.

South Shaftsbury, p-o., Shaftsbury t., Bennington co., Vt., 113 s. s. w. Montpelier, 411 W.

South Shenango, p-t., Crawford co., Pa., 859 n. w. Harrisburg, 302 W. It has 1 distillery, 5 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,500. Pop. 1,324.

South Shrewsbury, p-v., Shrewsbury t., Worcester co., Mass., 37 w. by s. Boston, 492 W.

South Sodus, p-v., Sodus t., Wayne co., N, Y., 183 w. by n. Albany, 364 W.

South Solon, p-o., Solon t., Somerset co., Me., 46 n. by w. Augusta, 641 W.

South Solon, p-o., Stokes t., Madison co., O., 56 w. Columbus, 441 W.

South Stephentown, p-o., Stephentown t , Rensselaer co., N. Y., 28 w. s. w. Albany, 373 W.

South Sterling, p-o., Sterling t., Wayne co.. Pa., 142 n. E. Harrisburg, 236 W.

South Strafford, p-o., Strafford t., Orange co., Vt., 36 s. s. e. Montpelier, 500 W.

South Sutton, p-o., Sutton t., Merrimac co., N. H., 29 w. n. w. Concord, 476 W.

South Tamworth, p-o., Tamworth t., Carroll co., N. H, 53 n. by e. Concord, 537 W.

South Trenton, p-o., Trenton t., Oneida co., N. Y., 100 w. n. w. Albany, 397 W. South Trenton. (See Trenton, N. J.)

South Tyringham, p-v., Tyringham t., Berkshire co., Mass., 125 w. Boston, 364 W.

South Union, p-v., Logan co., Ky., 158 s. w. Frankfort, 682 W.

South Valley, p-o., Cherry Valley t., Otsego co., N. Y., 63 w. Albany, 385 W.

South Vassalborough, p-o., Vassalborough t., Kennebec co., Me., 9 n. by e. Augusta, 604 W

South Venice, p-o., Venice t., Cayuga co., N. Y., 163 w. Albany, 321 W.

South Vestal, p-o., Vestal t., Broome co., N. Y.

South Vinalhaven, p-o., Vinalhaven t., Hancock co., Me., 90 e. s. e. Augusta, 640 W. Situated on an island in Penobscot bay.

Southville, p-o., Stockholm t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 223 n. n. w. Albany, 507 W

Southville, p-o., Erie co., Pa., 279 n. w. Harrisburg, 352 W.

Southville, p-v., Shelby co., Ky., 31 w. n. w. Frankfort, 573 W.

South Voluntown, p-o., Voluntown t., Windham co., Ct., 61 e. s. e. Hartford, 379 W.

South Walden, p-o., Walden t., Caledonia co., Vt., 25 n. n. e. Montpelier, 53S W.

South Wales, p-o., Wales t., Erie co., .Y; 285 w. Albany, 356 W.

South Wallingford, p-o., Wallingford t., Rutland co., Vt., 71 s. by w. .Montpelier, 452 W.

South Walpole, p-o., Walpole t., Norfolk co., Mass., 20 s. w. Boston.

Southwark, district of, a suburb of the city of Philadelphia, from which it was separated, for certain local purposes, in 1762, and is 1½ m. long, and of the same breadth. This act was confirmed in 1794, when it was incorporated, to be governed by 15 commissioners, 5 of whom are elected annually, for the term of 3 years. It contains 760 acres of level alluvial ground, and has nearly 5.000 dwelling houses, many of them handsome and commodious, but a large proportion are frame or brick buildings of two stories. Most of the streets are paved and lighted, and hove a watch. It is supplied with water from the Schuylkill water works. The navy yard, several ship and boat yards, and a marine railway ore on Delaware r. A brick shot-tower is a lofty and conspicuous structure. There were in 1840, 5 commercial and commission houses, cap. $80,000; 252 stores, cap. $262,109; 9 lumber yards, cap. 8203.000; 2 dyeing and printing estab., 1 tannery, 7 distilleries, 2 breweries, 2 potteries, 1 sugar refinery, 4 rope fac, 2 printing offices. 1 weekly and 1 semi-weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac $590,560. 6 acad. 1,059 students, 40 sch. 2,070 scholars. Pop. 27,548. (See Philadelphia.)

South Warren, p-v., Warren t, Worcester co., Mass., 66 w. by s. Boston, 382 W. It contains a Unitarian church.

South Warren, p-o., Bradford co., Pa., 155 n. by e. Harrisburg, 265 W.

South Waterford, p-o., Waterford t., Oxford co., Me., 54 w. by s. Augusta, 587 W.

South Weare, p-o., Weare t., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 17 s. w. Concord, 472 W.

South Wellfleet, p-o., Wellfleet t., Barnstable co., Mass., 101 s. e. Boston, 502 W.

Southwest, t., Warren co., Pa. It has 1 fulling m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,300; 2 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 201.

Southwest, t., Orange co., Indiana. It has 3 sch. 80 scholars. Pop. 998.

Southwest Bend, p-o., Cumberland co., Me., 36 s. w. Augusta, 369 W.

South Westerloo, p-v., Westerloo t, Albany co., N. Y., 27 w. Albany, 363 Albany.

South West Harbor, p-v., Hancock co., Me., 114 s. e. Augusta, 696 W.

South Westport, p-v., Westport t., Bristol co., 72 s. Boston, 436 W.

South Weymouth, p-o., Weymouth t., Norfolk co., Mass., 15 s. by e. Boston, 443 W.

South Whitehall, p-t., Lehigh co., Pa., 87 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 180 W. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam, fertile, and well cultivated . Watered by Jordan and Cedar creeks. It contains a Lutheran church; 4 stores, cap. 14,300; 2 tanneries, 5 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 oil ra. Cap. in manufac. $2,400. 11 sch. 535 scholars. Pop. 2,290.

Southwick, p-t., Hampden co., Mass., 10 w. s. w. Springfield, 103 w. by s. Boston, 359 W. The surface is elevated; soil, fertile, adapted to grazing. Watered by a branch of Westfield r. The v. at the centre has 1 Congregational and 1 Baptist church, an academy, and about 25 dwellings. A portion of land, 2 ms. long and 2 wide, projects s. beyond the other portion of the state line, forming a notch into Conn. Since 1800, this tract has been determined to belong to Massachusetts, although it was before in dispute. This part of the t. contains a Methodist Episcopal church. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 2 powder m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,000. 1 acad. 45 students, 7 sch. 185 scholars. Pop. 1,214.

Southwick, p-o., Wawarsing t., Ulster co., N. Y., 93 s. s. w. Albany, 298 W.

South Wilbraham, p-o., Wilbraham t., Hampden co., Mass., 82 w. s. w. Boston, 373 W.

South Williamstown. p-v., Williamstown t., Berkshire co., Mass., 135 w. by N. Boston, 389 W. It contains 1 church, common to Congregationalists and Baptists, 1 store, and several dwellings.

South Windham, p-o., Windham t., Cumberland co., Me., 60 s. w. Augusta, 519 W.

South Windsor, p-o., Windsor t., Kennebec co., Me., 10 e. Augusta, 602 W.

South Windsor, p-o., Windsor t., Broome co., N. Y., 131 w. s. w. Albany, 295 W.

South Wolfborough, p-v., Wolfborough t., Carroll co., N. H., 37 n. e. Concord, 518 W.

South Woodstock, p-v., Woodstock t., Windsor co., Vt., 55 s. Montpelier, 484 W.

South Woburn, p-o., Woburn t., Middlesex co., Mass.

South Worcester, p-v., Worcester t., Otsego co., N. Y., 62 w. Albany, 368 W. Situated on Charlotte r., and contains a church, 2 stores, and about 125 inhabitants.

South Wrentham, p-o., Wrentham t., Norfolk co., Mass., 36 s. by w. Boston, 414 W.

South Yarmouth, p-v., Yarmouth t., Barnstable co., Mass., 82 s. e. Boston, 483 W.

South Zanesville, v., Muskingum co., O. Pop. 72.

Soward Town, p-v., Kent co., Del., 27 s. Dover, 112 W.

Soxville, p-v., Monroe co., Pa., 131 n. e. Harrisburg, 223 W.

Spadra, t., Johnson co., Ark. It has 3 sch. 68 scholars. Pop. 1,451.

Spafford, p-t., Onondaga co., N. Y., 18 w. Syracuse, 154 w. by n. Albany, 334 W. The surface is hilly; soil, various. It has Skeneateles lake on the w. and Otisco lake on the e. It has 5 stores, cap. $23,000; 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $28,110. 10 sch. 700 scholars. Pop. 1,873.

Spafford Hollow, p-o., Spafford t., Onondaga co., N. Y, 137 w. by n. Albany, 331 W.

Spark's, p-o., Wilson co., Tenn., 39 e. Nashville, 658 W.

Sparta, p-t., Livingston co., N.Y., 241 w. Albany, 336 W. The surface is, in part, uneven; soil, clay loam on the hills, and sandy alluvion in the valleys, and moderately fertile. Drained by Canaseraga cr. Dansville branch of Genesee Valley canal passes through the t. It has 25 stores, cap. $37,265; 4 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 4 furnaces, 4 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 brewery, 4 paper fac, 1 printing office, 7 grist m., 16 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $152,268. 1 acad. 12 students, 29 sch. 1,829 scholars. Pop. 5,841.

Sparta, p-v., Hardiston t., Sussex co., N. J., 78 n. Trenton, 246 W. Situated near the source of Wallkill r., and contains a neat Presbyterian church, 3 stores, 2 grist m., 2 saw m., 4 forges, and about 40 dwellings, many of them handsome. Iron and zinc ores are found in the neighborhood.

Sparta, p-o., Morris t., Washington co., Pa., 219 w. Harrisburg, 246 W.

Sparta, t., Westmoreland co., Pa. It has 2 fulling m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,400. 3 sch. 60 scholars. Pop. 632.

Sparta, p-v., Bloomfield t., Knox co., O., 46 n. e. Columbus, 391 W.

Sparta, p-o., Caroline co., Va., 51 n. by e. Richmond, 91 W.

Sparta, p-v., Edgecombe co., N. C, 84 e. Raleigh, 270 W.

Sparta, p-v., capital of Hancock co., Ga., 23 n. e. Milledgeville, 648 W. It contains a court house, jail, 1 Methodist church, a female academy, 10 stores, 50 dwellings, and about 600 inhabitants.

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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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