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Stockbridge, p-t., Ingham co., Mich. Pop. 385.

Stockbridge, p-v., Calumet co., Wis., 121 n. e. Madison, 968 W. Situated on the e. side of Winnebago lake.

Stock Creek, p-o., Scott co., Va., 360 w. s. w. Richmond, 423 W. The creek here flows through a remarkable natural tunnel.

Stockholm, p-t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 223 n. n. w. Albany, 507 W. The surface is hilly, and somewhat stony; soil, a fertile mold, and heavily timbered. Drained by St. Regis r. and its tributaries. It has 3 stores, cap. $20,000; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 1 pottery, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,050. 11 sch. 799 scholars. Pop. 2,995.

Stockholm, p-v., Passaic co., N. J., 95 n. n. e. Trenton, 263 W. Situated on Pequannock cr., at the loot of Wallkill mountains.

Stockland, p-o., St. Charles co., Mo., 98 E. by N. Jefferson City, 840 W.

Stockport, p-t., Columbia co., N. Y., 5 n. Hudson, 24 s. Albany, 316 W. The surface is uneven; soil, clay and sandy loam, well adapted to grass, with a fertile alluvion in the valleys. Drained by Kinderhook cr., which affords water power, and flows into Hudson r., which bounds it on the w. Columbiaville is the name of a manufacturing v. There are in the t. 11 stores, cap. $17,400; 3 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 3 cotton fac. 7,268 sp., 1 tannery, 1 paper fac, 1 flouring m., 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $814,700. 1 acad. 22 students, 5 sch. 356 scholars. Pop. 1,815.

Stockport, p-v., Buckingham t., Wayne co., Pa., 150 n. Philadelphia, 191 n. e. Harrisburg, 287 W. Situated on the w. side of Delaware r.

Stockport, p-o., Morgan co., O., 82 e. by s. Columbus, 326 W.

Stockton, p-t., Chautauque co., N. Y., 7 e. Mayville, 331 w. by s. Albany, 338 W. The surface is undulating; soil, moist clay on the uplands, and a fertile alluvion in the valleys. Drained by Bear cr. It has 3 stores, cap. $6,000; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 1 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $20,465. 14 sch. 761 scholars. Pop. 2,078.

Stockton, p-o., Baldwin co., Ala., 192 s. Tuscaloosa, 984 W.

Stock Township, p-t, Harrison co., O., 113 e. n. e. Columbus, 296 W. The name of the t. is Stock, but the above is the name of the post-office, situated toward the n. w. part of the co. It has 5 sch. 177 scholars. Pop. 935.

Stockville, p-v., Buncombe co., N. C.

Stoddard, County, Mo. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 900 square miles. White Water r. runs on its e. border, and St. Francis r. bounds it on the w. The surface in the n. part is broken, level on the s. It has extensive prairies and swamps. Capital, Bloomfield. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,980, sheep 1,294, swine 20,356; wheat 7,506 bushels produced, Indian corn 255,973, oats 7,005, potatoes 6,589, cotton 8,135 pounds; 12 stores, capital $12,480; 2 distilleries, 7 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $1,555. 3 sch. 80 scholars. Pop. whites 3.081, slaves 71, free col'd 1; total, 3,153.

Stoddard, p-t., Cheshire co., N. H., 44 s. w. Concord, 448 W. The surface is mountainous and rocky, occupying the height of land between Connecticut and Merrimac Rivers, its streams flowing into both. The soil is well adapted to grazing. Incorporated in 1774. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,800; 2 tanneries, 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $25,655. 13 sch. 295 scholars. Pop. 1,006.

Stoddartsville, p-v., Covington t., Monroe co., Pa., 138 n. e. by e. Harrisburg, 235 W. It has 1 store, 1 mill, and 5 or 6 dwellings.

Stokes, County, N. C. Situated in the N., toward the w. part of the state, and contains 836 sq. ms. Drained by Yadkin r. and a branch of Dan r. The surface is hilly; soil, fertile. Capital, Germanton. There were in 1840, neat cattle 11,533, sheep 11,963, swine 31,017; wheat 74,989 bush, prod., rye 8,347, Indian corn 423,970, oats 107,756, potatoes 16.129, tobacco 596,103 lbs.; cotton 56,481; 23 stores, cap. $81,000; 1 furnace, 6 forges, 1 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 2,000 sp., 8 tanneries, 140 distilleries, 3 potteries, 5 flouring m., 40 grist m.,26 saw m., 10 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $196,979. 2 acad. 223 students, 13 sch. 317 scholars. Pop. whites 13,418, slaves 2,682, free col'd 165; total, 16,265.

Stokes, t., Madison co., O. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 6 sch. 305 scholars. Pop. 770.

Stokes, p-o., Lee t., Oneida co., N. Y., 115 w. n. w. Albany, 393 W.

Stone Arabia, p-v., Palatine t., Montgomery co., N. Y., 57 w. n. w. Albany, 400 W. It contains a Dutch Reformed church, erected in 1788, and a Lutheran church, built in 1791, and about 15 dwellings. It is one of the oldest settlements in the county.

Stone, t., Hamilton co., O. It has 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 740.

Stone Church, p-o., Bergen t., Genesee co., N. Y., 240 w. Albany, 375 W.

Stone Church, p-o., Northampton co., Pa., 121 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 214 W.

Stoneham, t., Oxford co., Me. It has 5 sch. 146 scholars. Pop. 313.

Stoneham, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 10 n. Boston, 450 W. The surface is uneven and rocky; soil, fertile, and extensively covered with wood. Spot pond, in the s. part of the t., covers 283 acres. The v., in the centre, contains a Congregational church, and about 40 dwellings. More than half the inhabitants of the t. are employed in the manufacture of shoes. It has 5 stores, cap. $6,600; 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac $29,110. 6 sch. 251 scholars. Pop. 1,017.

Stonelick, t., Clermont co., O. It has 2 stores, cap. $1,800; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,250. 4 sch. 160 scholars. Pop. 1,477.

Stone Mills, p-o., Orleans t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 176 n. w. Albany, 426 W.

Stone Mountain, p-o., De Kalb co., Ga., 94 n. w. Milledgeville, 668 W.

Stone Ridge, p-v., Marbletown t., Ulster co., N. Y., 97 s. s. w. Albany, 315 W. It contains 1 church, 4 stores, 1 tannery, and about 25 dwellings.

Stoner's Store, p-o., Roanoke co., Va., 157 w. by s. Richmond, 236 W.

Stonerstown, p-v., Bedford co., Pa., 100 w. by s. Harrisburg, 126 W.

Stonesville, p-v., Greenville dist., S. C, 97 n. w. Columbia, 493 W.

Stone Wall Mills, p-o., Buckingham co., Va., 110 w. Richmond, 196 W. Situated on James r., 15 miles below Lynchburg, and contains 2 stores, and about 30 inhabitants.

Stonington. p-t., New London co., Ct., 12 e. New London, 60 s. E. Hartford, 355 W. The surface is uneven and rocky; soil, fertile, adapted to grazing. Watered by Mystic and Pawcatuck rivers, which afford water power. It contains 3 villages, and has 3 churches, 2 Congregational and 1 Baptist. At the head of the Mystic is a v. which contains about 20 dwellings. The borough, or principal v., is on a rocky point of land, which projects half a mile into the e. end of Long Island sound, and has a good harbor, protected by a breakwater, constructed by the United States at an expense of $50,000. It contains 2 churches, 2 academies, a bank, 150 dwellings, and about 1,000 inhabitants. It has considerable navigation, employed chiefly in the whaling and sealing business. A railroad connects this place with Providence, which, with the Long Island railroad, not yet completed, will form the most direct route from New York to Boston. There are in the t. 18 stores, cap. $49,300; 2 lumber yards, cap. $11,500; 1 fulling m., 4 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 4 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $86,025. 2 acad. 103 students, 15 sch. 807 scholars. Pop. 3,898.

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Stony Brook, p-v., Brookhaven t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 197 s. s. e. Albany, 277 W. Situated on the N. side of Long Island, and has a good harbor, accessible at all seasons of the year. It contains 1 Methodist church, several stores, 1 grist m., 1 fulling m. and cloth-dressing works, a piano-forte fac, 60 dwellings, and 400 in-habitants. Ship-building is extensively carried on.

Stony Creek, p-t., Somerset co., Pa., 12 n. e. Somerset. The Alleghany mountain is on its e. border. Drained by Stony cr. and its branches. Iron ore is abundant. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,000; 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 6 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $12,980. 3 sch. 77 scholars. Pop. 1,248.

Stony Creek, p-o., Shenandoah co., Va., 154 N. w. by n. Richmond, 109 W.

Stony Creek, p-o., Caswell co., N. C., 79 N. w. Raleigh, 281 W.

Stony Creek, t., Henry co., Ia. It has 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 1,242.

Stony Creek, t., Randolph co., Ia. It has 4 sch. 95 scholars. Pop. 951.

Stony Creek Warehouse, p-o., Sussex co., Va., 42 s. s. e. Richmond, 161 W.

Stony Gap, p-o., Stanly co., N. C, 124 w. s. w. Raleigh, 398 W.

Stony Hill, p-o., Albany co., N. Y., 9 Albany, 379 W.

Stony Hill, p-o., Richmond co., Va., 71 n. e. Richmond, 118 W.

Stony Mount, p-o., Brunswick co., Va., 72 s. s. w. Richmond, 191 W.

Stony Point, Orange co., N. Y., is a high rocky promontory, at the head of Haverstraw bay, in Hudson r., on which was a fort, in the revolutionary war, bravely taken by storm from the British, in 1779, by the Americans, under Gen. Wayne. A light-house has been erected on the site of the old fort.

Stony Point, p-o., Albemarle co., Va., 81 w. n. w. Richmond, 111 W.

Stony Point, p-o., Iredell co., N C., 159 w. Raleigh, 396 W.

Stony Point, p-o., Abbeville dist., S. C., 82 w. Columbia, 512 W.

Stony Point, p-o., Wilkes co., Ga., 96 n. e. Milledgeville, 584 W.

Stony Point, p-o., East Baton Rouge par., La., 100 n. w. New Orleans, 1,142 W.

Stony Point 31ills, p-o., Cumberland co., Va., 58 w. Richmond, 148 W.

Stony Ridge, p-o., Surry co., N. C.

Stony Ridge, p-o., Wood co., O., 128 n. n. w. Columbus, 445 W.

Stony Run, p-o., Genesee co., Mich., 49 n. w. Detroit, 573 W.

Storeville, p-v., Anderson dist., S. C., 117 w. n. w. Columbia, 544 W.

Stormville, p-o., Fishkill t., Dutchess co. N. Y., 90 s. Albany, 301 W.

Stouchburg, p-o., Berks co., Pa., 34 e. Harrisburg, 147 W.

Stoughtstown, p-v., Cumberland co., Pa., 29 w. s. w. Harrisburg, 108 W. It contains a store and 12 dwellings.

Stoughton, p-t., Norfolk co., Mass., 20 s. Boston, 428 W. Drained by head waters of Neponset r. The v. contains 4 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 1 Universalist, 1 woolen fac and 2 cotton fac Boots and shoes are extensively manufactured. There was formerly a v. of Christian Indians in the t. There are in the t. 11 stores, cap. $15,600; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 3 cotton fac. 580 sp., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $105,210. 10 sch. 622 scholars. Pop. 2,142.

Stout's, p-o., Northampton co., Pa., 102 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 191 W.

Stout's, p-o., Blount co., Ala., 98 n. e. Tuscaloosa, 750 W.

Stout's, p-o., Adams co., O., 118 s. by w. Columbus, 456 W.

Stow, p-t., Oxford co., Me., 74 w. Augusta, 591 W. Bounded w. by N. H. It contains several ponds, the outlets of which flow into Saco r. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 6 sch. 156 scholars. Pop. 1,533.

Stow, p-t., Lamoille County, Vt., 22 n. n. w. Montpelier, 535 W. The surface is level, between 2 mountains; soil, fertile. Drained by Waterbury r. and its branches, which flow s. into Onion r., and afford water power. First settled in 1793, organized in 1797. The religious denominations are Congregationalists, Baptists, Christians, and Universalists. The central v. contains a handsome church, and a number of dwellings. There are in the t. 4 stores, cap. $14,500; 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $24,735. 12 sch. 447 scholars. Pop. 1,371.

Stow, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 25 w. by n. Boston, 427 W. Watered by Assabet r., which affords water power. The soil is light and sandy. Hops are extensively cultivated. It contains a Congregational church. Chartered in 1683. It has 5 stores, cap. $9,600; 2 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 4 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $101,200. 2 acad. 50 students, 5 sch. 300 scholars. Pop. 1,230.

Stow p-t., Summit co., O., 131 n. e. Columbus, 329 W. Drained by Cuyahoga r., which affords water power. The soil is a sandy loam, and fertile, and well cultivated. It has 4 stores, cap. $16,000; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $52,650. 1 acad. 37 students, 13 sch. 337 scholars. Pop. 1,533.

Stow Creek, t., Cumberland co., N. J., 7 n. w. Bridgeton. The surface is level or rolling; soil, clay, loam, sand, and gravel. Drained by Newport cr., on its s. border. It has 1 store, cap. $3,000; 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $32,220. 4 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 846.

Stowsville, p-v., Lincoln co., N. C, 180 w. by s. Raleigh, 419 W.

Stow's Square, p-o., Lowville t., Lewis co., N. Y., 140 n. w. Albany, 439 W.

Stoystown, p-b., Quemahoning t., Somerset co., Pa., 131 w. by s. Harrisburg, 157 W. Situated on Stony creek, and contains 1 German Reformed church, 3 stores, cap. $13,000; 2 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 6 grist m., 15 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $12,980. 1 sch. 100 scholars. Pop. 375.

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Strabane, t, Adams co., Pa., 6 n. e. Gettysburg. The surface is level; soil, slate. Drained by Conewago creek and its branches. It has 3 stores, cap. $6,500; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 flouring m., 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac $7,500. Pop. 1,376.

Strabane, t., Washington co., Pa. The surface is hilly; soil, loam. Drained by Chartier's and Little Chartier's crs., which unite on its n. w. boundary. It has 2 stores, capital $1,500; 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,300. 7 sch. 280 scholars. Pop. 1,075.

Strabane, p-v., Lenoir co., N. C., 78 s. e. Raleigh, 308 W.

Strafford, County N. H. Situated in the s. e. part of the state, and contains 500 sq. miles. Salmon Falls, or Piscataqua r., bounds it on the e., separating it from Maine. Drained by Lamprey, Cocheco, and Isinglass rs. The surface is various; soil, generally productive. Capital, Dover. There were in 1840, neat cattle 57,593, sheep 85,854, swine 26,717; wheat 99,698 bush, produced, rye 33,525, Indian corn 250,427, buck-wheat 2,020, barley 22,620, oats 101,578, potatoes 1,288.409, sugar 189,150 pounds; 247 stores, cap. 8482,131; 37 fulling ra., 10 woolen fac., 17 cotton fac. 93,961 sp., 3 furnaces, 46 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 pottery, 5 printing offices, 4 binderies, 3 weekly newspapers, 1 periodical, 86 grist m., 115 saw m., 4 oil m. Capital in manufac. $2,674,874. 1 college 26 students, 12 acad. 1,339 students, 483 sch. 19,836 scholars. Pop. 61,127.

Strafford, p-t., Strafford co., N. H., 25 e. n. e. Concord, 506 W. Blue hill crosses its n. part. The soil is generally fertile. Bow pond, in its s. w. part, 650 rods long and 400 wide, gives rise to Isinglass r., which waters its s. part. Drained in its n. part by branches of Suncook r. Incorporated m 1820. It has 7 stores, cap. $7,800; 1 saw m. Capital in manufac. $1,200. 1 acad. 85 students, 18 sch. 776 scholars. Pop. 2,021.

Strafford, p-t., Orange co., Vt., 34 s. s. e. Montpelier, 502 W. The surface is uneven; soil, fertile, adapted to grazing. Watered by a branch of Ompompanoosuc r., which affords water power. In the s. e. comer is a bed of sulphuret of iron, from which large quantities of copperas are manufactured. The bed is half a mile long and 3 rods wide, and of an unknown depth. Several hundred tons are produced annually. It has 3 stores, cap. $1,200; 2 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $13,850. 13 sch. 620 scholars. Pop. 1,762.

Strafford Corners, p-o., Strafford co., N. H.

Strait Creek, p-o., Brown co., O., Ill s. w. by s. Columbus, 470 W.

Strait's Lake, p-o., Oakland co., Mich., 33 n. w. Detroit, 557 W.

Straitsville, p-o., New Haven co., Ct., 50 s. Hartford, 314 W.

Strasburg, p-t., Lancaster co., Pa., 46 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 120 W. The surface is rolling and hilly; soil, calcareous loam. Pecquea cr. runs on its n. and w. boundary, and affords water power. Drained by Little Beaver cr. The v. is 8 m. e. Lancaster, and contains 1 church, an academy, 6 stores, and about 145 dwellings. The t. has 10 stores, cap. $64,000; 4 tanneries, 8 distilleries, 10 flouring m., 8 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $211,800. 8 sch. 320 scholars. Pop. 4,155.

Strasburg, p-v., Shenandoah co., Va., 153 n. w. Richmond, 92 W. Situated on the n. branch of Shenandoah r., and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Lutheran, and 1 free to all denominations, 4 stores, 1 stoneware fac, numerous mechanic shops, and about 500 inhabitants, who are chiefly Germans.

Strasburg, p-v., Wayne t., Tuscarawas co., O., 115 e. n. e. Columbus, 321 W.

Stratford, p-t., Coos co., N. H., 116 n. Concord, 577 W. Connecticut r. bounds it on the w., along which is fertile intervals. Drained by Bog brook, and other small streams flowing into Connecticut r., and Nash's stream, a branch of Upper Ammonoosuc r. The surface is uneven and rough; soil, gravelly and cold. It has 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,200. 7 sch. 200 scholars. Pop. 441.

Stratford, p-t., Fairfield co., Ct., 50 s. w. Hartford, 237 W. The surface is generally level; soil, fertile, particularly on the Housatonic river, which bounds it on the e. The v. is pleasantly situated at the mouth of the Housatonic, chiefly on 1 street a mile long, parallel to the river, and contains 5 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, and 1 Universalist, an academy, and about 200 dwellings, many of them neat, and ornamented with shade trees. The Episcopal church was founded in 1723, and is the oldest of the denomination in the state. It has 12 stores, cap. $23,700; 1 lumber yard, cap. $2,500; 1 tannery, 1 flouring m., 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $18,000. 1 acad. 36 students, 9 sch. 323 scholars. Pop. 1,808.

Stratford, t., Fulton co., N. Y., 15 n. w. Johnstown, 60 n. w. Albany. The surface is hilly and mountainous; soil, indifferent, but adapted to grazing. Drained by East Canada cr. and its tributaries. It has 1 store, cap. $3,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $18,180. 3 sch. 109 scholars. Pop. 500.

Stratham, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 41 s. e. by e. Concord, 484 W. The surface is level; soil, generally fertile. It contains a peat swamp in its e. part. Exeter r. runs on its w. border, and is navigable. Incorporated in 1716. It has 1 store, cap. $100; 2 tanneries, 7 grist m., 2 saw m. 3 sch. 142 scholars. Pop. 875.

Stratton, p-t. Windham co., Vt., 22 n. w. Brattleboro', 109 s. by w. Montpelier, 436 W. The surface is mountainous, bordering on the Green mountain range; soil, cold, and adapted chiefly to grazing. A pond of 100 acres, in the s. part, discharges its waters into Deerfield river, which rises in this t., and another in the n. w., of the same extent, flows n. into Windhall r. It contains a church, common to Congregationalists and Baptists. It has 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 5 sch. 132 scholars. Pop. 341.

Stratton's Fall, p-o., Delaware co., N. Y., 68 w. s. w. Albany, 349 W.

Strattonsville, p-v., Clarion co., Pa., 180 w. n. w. Harrisburg, 269 W. It contains 1 store, and about 15 dwellings.

Strawberry, t., Lawrence co., Ark. It has 1 sch. 15 scholars. Pop. 553.

Strawberry Grove, p-o., Henry co., Ill., 142 N. N. w. Springfield, 855 W.

Strawberry Island, N. Y. Situated in Niagara river, about 1 mile below Black Rock. It abounds with wild ducks, and affords fine fishing ground.

Strawberry Plains, p-o., Jefferson co., Tenn., 199 e. Nashville, 483 W.

Strawbridge, p-o., York co., Pa., 49 s. s. e. Harrisburg, 87 W.

Strawntown, p-v., Haycock t., Bucks co., Pa., 108 e. Harrisburg, 177 W. It contains a store, and about 14 dwellings.

Strawtown, p-v., Hamilton co., Ia., 27 n. Indianapolis, 565 W. Situated on White river. It contains 2 stores, several mechanics, and a few dwellings.

Streetsborough, p-t., Portage co., O., 139 n. e. Columbus, 330 W. The soil is fertile, adapted to grazing. Watered by Cuyahoga river and Tinker's cr. It contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Methodist church. It has 8 sch. 189 scholars. Pop. 983.

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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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