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Southampton, p-t., Hampshire co., Mass., 9 s. w. Northampton, 102 w. by s. Boston, 372 W. Manhan r. passes twice through the t., first from n. to s. into the n. part of Westfield, and returning passes through it to the n. e. It affords good water power. The canal from New Haven to Northampton passes through the t., along Manhan r. It has a lead mine in its n. part. The v. at the centre contains a Congregational church and an academy. It has 4 stores, cap. $1,800; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,900. 1 acad. 40 students, 7 sch. 370 scholars. Pop. 1,157.

Southampton, p-t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 250 s. s. e. Albany, 330 W. The surface is generally level; soil, light sand and sandy loam, and fertile if well manured. It is a large t., at the e. part of Long Island, extending from Great and Little Peconic bays on the N., to the Atlantic Ocean on the s. The v. is situated on the post-road running on the s. side of Long Island, and contains 1 Presbyterian Church, an academy, several stores and mechanic shops, 3 wind m., 50 dwellings, and about 400 inhabitants. There are in the t. 53 stores, cap. $153,800; 2 woolen fac, 1 pottery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly and 1 semi-weekly newspapers, 10 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $46,345. 2 acad. 90 students, 31 sch. 1,281 scholars. Pop. 6,205.

Southampton, County, Va. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 648 sq. miles. Meherrin r. runs on its s. w. border, and Blackwater r. runs on its e. border. Drained by Nottaway r. and its branches. Capital, Jerusalem. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,003, sheep 7,967, swine 43,663; wheat 9,730 bush, produced, rye 3,032, Ind. com 553,895, oats 71,312, potatoes 88,036, rice 1,080 pounds, tobacco 25,346, cotton 851,315; 20 stores, capital $56,250; 1 tannery, 24 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $6,300. 2 acad. 40 students, 22 sch. 409 scholars. Pop. whites 5,171, slaves 6,555, free col'd 1,799; total, 14,525.

Southampton, t., Somerset co., Pa. It has 1 store, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 4 grist m., 6 saw m. Capital in manufac. $2,650. Pop. 755.

Southampton, t., Bucks co.. Pa., 12 s. e. Doylestown. The surface is rolling; soil, sandy loam. Watered by Poquessing and Pennypack crs. It contains a Friends church in its n. w. part. It has 4 stores, capital $7,000; 2 sch. 68 scholars. Pop. 1,256.

Southampton, t., Cumberland co., Pa., 18 s. w. Carlisle. The surface is hilly; soil, calcareous loam. The t. is mostly covered by South mountain, which is susceptible of cultivation to its top. A small stream, rising in the hills, runs 3 or 4 ms., and disappears in a limestone sink. It has 3 stores, cap. $7,500; 2 furnaces, 1 distillery, 3 flouring m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,180. 6 sch. 240 scholars. Pop. 1,484.

Southampton, t., Franklin co., Pa., 13 n. e. Chambersburg. The surface is level; soil, calcareous loam. Conedogwinit cr. runs on its n. w. boundary, and Mean's run, its tributary, on the s. e. It has 2 stores, cap. $6,500; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 furnaces, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 7 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $4,500. 8 sch. 335 scholars. Pop. 1,703.

Southampton, t., Bedford, Pa. It has 1 store, cap. $5,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 pottery, 1 flouring m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,620. 3 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 1,513.

Southampton, t, Trumbull co., O. It has 7 sch. 286 scholars. Pop. 289.

South Anna, river, Va., rises in Louisa co., and, watering its s. part, enters North Anna r., on the border of Hanover co., to form Pamunky river.

South Anna, p-v., Louisa co., Va., 67 n. w. Richmond, 110 W.

South Anson, p-v., Anson t., Somerset co., Me., 44 n. e. Augusta, 639 W.

South Argyle, p-o., Argyle t., Washington co., N. Y., 42 n. r. Albany, 412 W.

South Athol, p-o., Athol t., Warren co., N.Y.

South Attleborough, p-v., Attleborough t., Bristol co., Mass., 43 s. s. w. Boston, 407 W.

South Auburn, p-o., Susquehanna co., Pa., 179 n. n. e. Harrisburg, 278 W.

South Avon, p-o., Avon t., Livingston co., N Y., 224 w. Albany, 353 W.

South Bainbridge, p-v., Bainbridge t., Chenango co., N. Y., 110 w. by s. Albany, 314 W. Situated on both sides of Susquehanna r., and contains 2 churches, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., and about 40 dwellings.

South Barre, p-v., Barre t., Washington co., Vt.,.8 s. s. e. Montpelier, 518 W.

South Barre, p-o., Barre t., Orleans co., N. Y., 256 w. by n. Albany, 386 W.

South Bay, N. Y. A branch of Lake Champlain, which it enters in its s. part, in Washington co. It is about 4 ms. long, and half a m. wide.

South Bedford, p-o., Bedford t., Merrimac co., N. H.

South Bend, p-v., capital of St. Joseph's co., Ia., 139 n. Indianapolis, 624 W. Pleasantly situated on a high bluff, on the s. side of St. Joseph's r., and has a great water power. It contains a court house of brick, a jail, a number of stores, and about 1,000 inhabitants.

South Berwick, p-t., York co., Me., 95 s. w Augusta, 500 W. Situated on the s. e. side of Salmon Fall r. The Great falls, in the r., afford great water power. Incorporated in 1814. It contains a flourishing manufacturing v. It has 16 stores, cap. $24,300; 1 fulling m., 3 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 6,912 spindles, 3 tanneries, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $223,400. 1 acad. 73 students, 14 sch. 871 scholars. Pop. 2,314.

South Bloomfield, p-v., Harrison t., Pickaway co., O., 17 s. Columbus, 405 W. Situated a little w. of the Ohio canal, and contains 3 stores 1 tannery, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants. In the vicinity are various mills and manufactories.

Southborough, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 26 w. Boston, 414 W. The surface is moderately uneven; soil, productive. Watered by a branch of Sudbury r. Incorporated in 1727. It contains 1 Congregational, 1 Unitarian, and 1 Baptist church. It has 3 stores, cap. $24,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac $17,900. 6 sch. 337 scholars. Pop. 1,145.

South Branch, p-o., Wirt t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 278 w. by s. Albany, 319 W.

Southbridge, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 61 w. s. w. Boston, 381 W. Watered by Quinnebaug r., which affords water power. It contains 3 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist. It has a pleasant v., in which are 1 bank, 2 churches, and 40 or 50 dwellings. It has 10 stores, cap. $26,000; 1 woolen fac, 8 cotton fac 14,660 sp., 1 grist m., 6 saw m. Capital in manufac. $160,875. 1 acad. 25 students, 7 sen. 368 scholars. Pop. 2,031.

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South Bridgeton, p-o., Bridgeton t., Cumberland co., Me., 83 s. s. w. Augusta, 569 W.

South Bristol, p-t., Ontario co., N. Y., 12 s. Canandaigua, 213 w. Albany, 349 W. The surface is hilly; soil, clay loam, moderately fertile. Drained by Mud cr., and small streams which flow into Canandaigua Lake, which bounds it on the s. e. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,000; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufactures, $12,840. 14 sch. 631 scholars. Pop. 1,375.

South Britain, p-v., Southbury t., New Haven co., Ct., 57 s. Hartford, 301 W. It is 4 s. w. Southbury v., and contains 2 churches, 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist, 3 stores, 1 carpet fac, 3 hat fac, and about 25 dwellings.

South Broadalbin, p-o., Broadalbin t., Fulton co., N. Y., 39 n. w. Albany, 497 W.

South Brunswick, t., Middlesex co., N. J., 12 s. w. New Brunswick. The surface is level, with some hills on the w.; soil, sandy loam and red shale, and, in some parts, highly cultivated. Drained by Lawrence's brook and branches of Millstone r. It has 8 stores, cap. $14,300; 9 distilleries, 4 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $30,850. 12 sch. 360 scholars. Pop. 2,797.

Southbury, p-t., New Haven co., Ct., 20 n. w. New Haven, 54 s. w. Hartford, 304 W. Watered by Pamperaug r., which affords water power. The surface is moderately uneven; soil, sandy loam, warm and fertile. The v. is situated on Pamperaug r., and contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist church. The street, which passes through the town is broad, and ornamented on its sides by majestic sugar-maple trees. There are in the t. 9 stores, cap. $24,800; 3 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 3 distilleries, 4 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $32,140. 2 acad. 61 students, 10 sch. 220 scholars. Pop. 1,542. v South Butler, p-o., Butler t., Wayne co., N. Y., 174 w. by n. Albany, 354 W.

South Byron, p-o., Byron t., Genesee co.,

South Cairo, p-o., Cairo t., Greene County, N. Y.

South Cameron, p-o., Cameron t., Steuben co., N. Y., 230 w. by s. Albany, 298 W.

South Canaan, p-v., Canaan t., Litchfield co., Ct., 43 n. w. Hartford, 340 W. It contains a Congregational and a Methodist church, an iron works, and an anchor shop on Hollenback r., and another at Canaan falls, on the Housatonic r. Limestone is found here, and lime of an excellent quality is manufactured and exported.

South Canebrake, p-o., Perry co., Ala., 70 s. Tuscaloosa, 882 W.

South Canton, p-o., Canton t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 238 n. n. w. Albany, 500 W.

South Carroll, p-o., Carroll co., Tenn., 114 w. Nashville, 799 W.

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South Cass, p-o., Cass t., Ionia co., Mich., 138 w. n. w. Detroit, 608 W.

South Charleston, p-v., Madison t., Clarke co., O., 12 s. e. Springfield, 55 w. Columbus, 445 W. It contains 6 stores.

South Chesterville, p-o., Chesterville t., Franklin co., Me., 22 N. w. Augusta, 612 W.

South Chili, p-o., Chili t., Monroe co., N. Y., 234 w. by n. Albany, 375 W.

South China, p-o., China t., Kennebec co., Me., 14 n. e. Augusta, 609 W.

South Columbia, p-o., Columbia I., Herkimer co., N. Y., 72 n. by w. Albany, 376 W.

South Corinth, p-o., Corinth t., Saratoga co., N. Y., 47 n. w. Albany, 417 W.

South Cortland, p-o., Cortlandville t., Cortland co., N. Y., 151 w. by s. Albany, 313 W.

South Coventry, p-o., Coventry t., Tolland co., Ct., 22 n. e. Hartford, 358 W.

South Creek, p-t., Bradford co., Pa., 163 n. Harrisburg, 270 W. It has 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,600. 5 sch. 175 scholars. Pop. 484.

South Danby, p-o., Danby t., Tompkins co., N. Y., 171 w. Albany, 292 W.

South Dansville, p-o., Dansville t., Steuben co., N. Y.

South Dartmouth, p-o., Dartmouth t., Bristol co., Mass., 62 s. Boston, 433 W.

South Deerfield, p-v., Deerfield t., Rockingham co., N. H., 18 e. s. e. Concord, 472 W.

South Deerfield, p-v., Deerfield t., Franklin co., Mass., 91 w. by n. Boston, 394 W. It contains a Congregational church.

South Deer Isle, p-o., Hancock co., Me., 97 e. by s. Augusta, 693 W.

South Dennis, p-o., Dennis t., Barnstable co., Mass., 84 s. e. Boston, 485 W.

South Dickinson, p-o., Dickinson t., Franklin co., N. Y.

South Dover, p-o., Dover t., Piscataquis co., Me., 88 n. n. e. Augusta, 685 W.

South Dover, p-o., Dover t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 80 s. Albany, 307 W.

South Durham, p-o., Durham t., Cumberland co., Me., 28 s. w. Augusta, 567 W.

South Durham, p-o., Durham t., Greene co., N. Y., 50 s. s. w. Albany, 352 W.

Southeast, p-t., Putnam co., N. Y., 107 s. Albany, 291 W. The surface is hilly; soil, fertile. Drained by Croton r. It has 8 stores, capital $16,500; 2 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 6 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $32,325. 13 sch. 543 scholars. Pop. 1,910.

Southeast, t., Orange co., Ia. It has 4 sch. 105 scholars. Pop. 1,247.

South Easton, p-o., Easton t., Washington co., N. Y., 30 Albany, 400 W.

South Easton, b., Northampton co., Pa. Situated on the s. bank of the Lehigh r., opposite to Easton. Here is a good water power, derived from the waste water of the Lehigh canal. It has 5 stores, cap. $18,000; 2 furnaces, 1 forge, 1 flouring m., 2 grist m.. 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. 871,100. 2 sch. 71 scholars. Pop. 661.

South Edmeston, p-o., Edmeston t., Otsego co., N. Y., 93 w. Albany, 351 W.

South Edwards, p-o., Edwards t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 191 n. w. Albany, 460 W.

South Egremont, p-v., Egremont t., Berkshire co., Mass.

South Farms, p-v., Litchfield t., Litchfield co., Ct., 40 w. Hartford, 318 W. It contains 1 Congregational church, an academy, 1 store, and a number of dwellings.

Southfield, t., Richmond co.. N. Y., 2 e. Richmond v., 155 s. Albany. Situated on Staten Island. The surface is hilly on the n., level on the s., with extensive tracts or marsh or salt meadow. The Narrows and Lower bay of New York bound it on the s. e. It has excellent shad fisheries. It contains Fort Tompkins and Fort Richmond on its e. border. It has 7 stores, cap. $4,020; 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 1 flouring m., 2 grist m. Pop. 2,326.

Southfield, p-t., Oakland co., Mich., 17 n. I Detroit, 540 W. Watered by the n. branch of Rouge r. It has 2 stores, cap. $6,800; 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,020. 9 sch. 325 scholars. Pop. 1,061.

Southford, p-v., New Haven co., Ct.

South Fork, t., Izard co., Ark. It has 1 store, cap. $1,200; 2 distilleries, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,935. 1 sch. 22 scholars. Pop. 337.

South Florence, v., Franklin co., Ala. Situated on the s. side of Tennessee r., nearly opposite to Florence.

South Foster, p-o., Foster t., Providence co., R. I, 16 w. by s. Providence, 386 W.

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

South Freedom, p-o., Freedom t., Waldo co., Me., 28 e. Augusta, 623 W.

South Franklin, p-o., Franklin t., Delaware co., N. Y.

South Gardiner, p-o., Gardiner t., Worcester co., Mass., 56 n. w. by w. Boston, 416 W.

South Gibson, p-o., Gibson co., Tenn., 145 w. Nashville, 828 W.

South Granville, p-o., Granville t., Washington co., N. Y.

South Glastonbury, p-v., Glastonbury t. Hartford co., Ct., 9 s. Hartford, 335 W. Situated on e. side of Connecticut River.

South Hadley, p-t., Hampshire co., Mass., 88 w. Boston, 377 W. The soil is light, warm, and productive. Watered by Muddy r. Bounded w. by Connecticut r., which here has a fall of 50 feet in about 80 rods. Here the first canal on Connecticut r. was constructed, around these falls, and is 2 ms. long, has 5 locks, and, for a distance of 300 feet, is cut, 40 feet deep, through solid rock. The falls here afford a great water power, much of which is yet unimproved. A dam 1,100 feet long is thrown across Connecticut r. Mount Holyoke is in the N. part of the t. The village contains a Congregational church, and Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. In the s. part of the t. is a manufacturing village at the termination of the canal, which contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist church. There are in the t. 8 stores, cap. $22,000; 2 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 3 tanneries, 3 paper fac., l grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $125.2i'5; 1 acad. 119 students, 6 sch. 376 scholars, l op. 1,458.

South Hadley Canal, p-v., South Hadley t., Hampshire co., Mass., 92 w. Boston, 372 W. Situated on the e. side of Connecticut r., and contains 2 churches, 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist, and several manufactories.

South Halifax, p-o., Halifax t., Windham co., Vt., 140 s. Montpelier, 416 W.

South Hammond, p-o., Hammond t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y.

South Hanover, p-v., Jefferson co., Ia., 93 s. e. Indianapolis, 565 W.

South Hardwick, p-o., Hardwick t., Caledonia co., Vt., 22 n. n. e. Montpelier, 538 W.

South Harpeth, p-o.. Davidson co., Tenn.. 17 s. Nashville, 701 W.

South Hartford, p-o., Hartford t., Oxford co., Me., 27 w. Augusta, 593 W.

South Hartford, p-v., Hartford t., Washington co., N. Y., 55 n. n. e. Albany, 425 W. It contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Universalist church, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 1 tannery, and about 20 dwellings.

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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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