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Taxahaw, p-o., Lancaster dist., S. C., 89 n. by e. Columbia, 451 W.

Taycheida, p-v., Fond du Lac co., Wis., 92 n. e. Madison, 949 W.

Taylors Bridge, p-o., Sampson co., N. C., 106 s. s. e. Raleigh, 336 W.

Taylors Creek, t., Hardin co., O. It has 1 saw m., 2 sch. 36 scholars. Bop. 400.

Taylors Mills, p-o., Marion co., Mo., 119 n. n. e. Jefferson City, 933 W.

Taylors Stand, p-o., Crawford co., Pa., 249 n. w. Harrisburg, 326 W.

Taylors Store, p-o., Franklin co., Va., 169 w. by s. Richmond, 244 W.

Taylorstown, p-v., Buffalo t., Washington co., Pa., 216 w. Harrisburg, 244 W. It contains several stores, and about 40 dwellings.

Taylorsville, p-v., Upper Makefield t., Bucks co., Pa., 116 e. Harrisburg, 166 W. Situated on the s. w. side of Delaware r., and contains a store and about 10 dwellings. Here is a ferry across the Delaware r., and an act of the assembly was passed in 1831 for the erection of a bridge.

Taylorsville, p-v., Hanover co., Va., 22 n. Richmond, 95 W. Situated at the junction of Newfound and South Anna rivers, and at the junction of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Louisa railroads. It contains about 100 inhabit-ants.

Taylorsville, p-v., capital of Patrick co., Va. Situated on Mayo r., and contains a court house, jail, 2 stores, 1 flouring m., 2 tobacco fac, 1 tannery, 40 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants. (See Patrick C. H.)

Taylorsville, p-o., Fairfield dist., S. C., 18 n. Columbia, 487 W.

Taylorsville, p-v., capital of Johnson co., Tenn., 332 e. by n. Nashville, 392 W. Situated N. of Roan's cr., a branch of Wataga r., and contains a court house, jail, and about 75 inhabitants.

Taylorsville, p-t., capital of Spencer co., Ky., 35 s. e. Louisville, 39 w. s. w. Frankfort, 581 W. Situated on the n. side of Salt r., at the junction of Brashear's cr., and contains a court house, jail, a church, and 398 inhabitants.

Taylorsville, t., Muskingum co., O. It has 3 sch. 122 scholars. Pop. 785.

Taylorsville, p-v., Christian co., Ill 26 s. e. Springfield, 754 W.

Tazewell, County, Va. Situated in the s. w. part of the state, and contains 1,600 square miles. Drained by Tug fork of Sandy r. and its branches, and by head waters of Holston and Clinch rivers, and tributaries of Great Kanawha River. The surface is elevated, and in some parts mountainous. Capital, Jeffersonville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,460, sheep 11,170, swine 14,656; wheat 33,688 bushels produced, rye 12,965, Ind. com 149,973, buckwheat 2,103, oats 126,432, potatoes 15,598, sugar 43,664 pounds; 6 stores, cap. $41,000; 4 tanneries, 32 distilleries, 14 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac $11,130. Pop. whites 5,466, slaves 786, free col'd 38; total, 6,290.

Tazewell, County, Ill. Situated a little n. of the centre of the state, and contains 1,130 sq. miles. Organized in 1827, from Peoria co. Illinois r. runs on its n. w. border. Drained by Mackinaw r., and by branches of Sangamon r. The surface is level, or slightly undulating; soil, partly sandy prairie, and partly timbered with oak, and fertile. There are some swamps. Capital, Tremont. There were in 1840, neat cattle 7,785, sheep 5,422, swine 19,973; wheat 154,263 bushels produced, rye 1,844, Indian corn 423,751, buckwheat 1,203, barley 4,553, oats 73,630, potatoes 40,272, sugar 4,247 pounds , 11 stores, cap. $29,450; 1 tannery, 3 distilleries, 2 potteries, 2 flouring m., 5 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $48,000. 4 acad. 191 students, 10 sch. 220 scholars. Pop. 7,221 .

Tazewell, p-v., capital of Marion co., Ga., 110 s. w. Milledgeville, 764 W. Situated on the e. side of s. Whitewater cr., a branch of Flint r. It contains a court house, jail, an academy, a church, several stores, and 25 dwellings.

Tazewell, p-v., capital of Claiborne co., Tenn., 221 e. by n. Nashville, 473 W. Situated near the source of Russell's cr., a tributary of Powell's r. It contains a court house, jail, and about 100 dwellings.

Tazewell, C.H., p-v., capital of Tazewell co., Va., 284 w. by s. Richmond, 339 W. It has received the name of Jeffersonville. Situated on the s. side of the n. fork of Clinch r. It contains a court house, jail, 1 church, free to all denominations, 4 stores, 1 flouring m., 1 tannery, 25 dwellings, and about 175 inhabitants.

Tchocunna, r., Ga., rises in Monroe co., runs s. e. and enters Ocmulgee r., between Houston and Bibb counties. It is about 40 ms. long.

Tchula, p-v., Holmes co., Miss., 77 n. Jackson, 1,012 W. Situated on the e. side of Yazoo r., near the s. point of a s. bend in the r., and contains about 200 inhabitants.

Teachy's, p-o., and depot, Duplin co., N. C., 98 s. s. e. Raleigh, 328 W.

Teaze's Valley, p-o., Kanawha co., Va., 334 w. n. w. Richmond, 371 W.

Teavo, t., Rives co., Mo. It has 5 sch. 93 scholars. Pop. 852.

Teche, r., La., rises in Rapides parish, near Red r., and flowing by a winding course, generally s. s. e., it enters the outlet of Chetimaches lake in St. Mary's par. Its channel is deep, and the tide flows up it, over 100 ms. Like the Mississippi, the r. is higher than the adjoining country, excepting its immediate banks It has 8 feet of water on its bar, and 20 feet within, and is navigable 100 ms. to New Iberia. It ih about 180 ms. long, and is 200 yds. wide at its mouth.

Tecumseh, p-t., Lenawee co., Mich., 57 s. w. Detroit, 511 W. Watered by Raisin r. It has 3 com. houses, cap. $7,000; 12 stores, cap. $70,350; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 2 flouring m., 2 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $160,000. 1 college, 20 students, 12 sch. 803 scholars. Pop. 2,503.

Tedrow, p-o., Lucas co., O., 158 n. w. Columbus, 489 W.

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Tee, t., Carroll co., O. It has 4 sch. 116 scholars. Pop. 1,372.

Tekonsha, p-t., Calhoun co., Mich., 105 w. Detroit, 566 W. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. The v. is situated on St. Joseph's r., and contains 2 stores, 1 saw m., and about 200 inhabitants. There are in the t. 1 store, cap. $2,800; 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,100. 4 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 375.

Telfair, County, Ga. Centrally situated toward the s. part of the state, and contains 950 sq. ms. Drained by Ocmulgee r., which bounds it on the s. w. and crosses it, and its branches, the principal of which are Turnpike, Horse and White creeks, and by the head waters of Santilla r. Capital, Jacksonville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 12,939, sheep 2,578, swine 1,015; wheat 3,321 bush, produced, Ind. corn 43,192, oats 1,138, potatoes 18,939, rice 3,450 pounds, tobacco 100, cotton 80,780, sugar 22,510; 8 stores, cap. $18,600; 1 tannery, 7 grist m., 13 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $104,450. 7 sch. 165 scholars. Pop. whites 2,001, slaves 757, free col'd 5; total, 2,763.

Tellico Plains, p-o., Monroe co., Tenn., 178 e. s. e. Nashville, 555 W.

Teloga Springs, p-o., Chatooga co., Ga., 191 n. w. Milledgeville, 645 W.

Temperance Village, p-o., Alleghany co., Pa.

Temperance, p-o., Amherst co., Va., 118 w. Richmond, 170 W.

Temperance, p-o., Telfair co., Ga., 104 s. by e. Milledgeville, 751 W.

Temperance Hill, p-o., Moore co., N. C., 73 s. w. Raleigh, 361 W.

Tempest Valley, p-o., Washington co., Tenn.

Temple, p-t., Hillsboro' co., N. H., 44 s. s. w. Concord, 455 W. Drained by branches of Souhegan r. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500; 1 tannery, 5 sch. 138 scholars. Pop. 576.

Temple, t., Franklin co., Me., 40 n. n. w. Augusta. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. It has no considerable streams. Sandy cr. runs near its e. border. It has 3 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,425. 2 sch. 79 scholars. Pop. 955.

Temple Mills, p-o., Temple t., Franklin co., Me., 38 n. n. w. Augusta, 619 W.

Temple of Health, p-o., Abbeville dist., S. C., 107 w. Columbia, 530 W.

Templeton, p-t., Worcester co., Mass., 61 w. N. w. Boston, 41 1 W. The surface is moderately uneven; soil, adapted to grazing in its more elevated parts, and to grain in the valleys. Watered by branches of Miller's and Chicapee rivers. The v. contains 2 churches, 1 Congregational and 1 Unitarian and about 30 dwellings. Incorporated in 1762. There are in the t. 4 stores, cap. $30,000; 8 fulling m., 2 woolen fac, 1 furnace, 4 tanneries, 2 grist m., 16 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $153,800. 10 sch. 480 scholars. Pop. 1,776.

Templeton, p-v., Prince George co., Va., 36 s. E. Richmond, 156 W.

Ten Islands, p-o., Benton co., Ala., 114 e. n. e. Tuscaloosa, 737 W.

Ten Mile, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 223 w. Harrisburg, 239 W. The cr. which gives it its name, is a considerable branch of Monongahela r.

Ten Mile River, p-o., Sullivan co., N. Y., 137 s. w. Albany, 287 W.

Ten Mile Spring, p-o., Cattaraugus co.,

Ten Mile Stand, p-o., Meigs co., Tenn., 152 E. s. e. Nashville, 556 W.

State of Tennessee

Tennessee Iron Works, p-o., Montgomery co., Tenn.

Tennessee River, p-o., Macon co., N. C., 341 w. by s. Raleigh, 571 W.

Tennille, p-o., Washington co., Ga.

Tensaw, r., Ala. It is the eastern outlet of Mobile r., 8 ms. below the union of Tombigbee and Alabama rivers, which form the Mobile r. It flows s. by Blakeley, and enters Mobile bay by several mouths. A little below, where it leaves Mobile r., it contains a considerable island.

Tensaw, r., La., rises in Chicot co., Ark., and flowing s. by w. nearly parallel with the Mississippi, falls into the Washita r. It flows through the parishes of Carroll and Madison, and forms the boundary between Concordia and Cattahoula parishes.

Tensaw, p-o., Baldwin co., Ala., 117 s. Tuscaloosa, 969 W.

Terre Bonne, Parish, La. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 1,850 sq. ms. Bounded s. by the Gulf of Mexico. The surface is low and level. Drained by Terre Bonne, Petite, and Grand Bayou Cailloux, and Bayou de Large rivers. Much of the soil is too low for cultivation, but on the banks of the streams it is very fertile, well adapted to the sugar cane. Capital, Williamsburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle 4,764, sheep 1,013, swine 5,473; Ind. corn 115,002 bush, produced, potatoes 28,283, rice 17,880 pounds, cotton 1,003,850, sugar 6,875,600; 1 store, cap. $10,000. 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. whites 2,075, slaves 2,300, free col'd 35: total, 4,410.

Terre Coupee, p-v., St. Joseph co., Ia., 163 n. Indianapolis, 645 W.

Terre Haute, p-v., capital of Vigo co., Ia., 73 w. Indianapolis, 644 W. Pleasantly situated on elevated ground, on the e. bank of Wabash r. The national road crosses the r. here on a fine bridge. It contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist, a bank, a fine market house, a seminary, 2 steam mills, a brewery, 5 commission houses, 50 stores, and about 2,000 inhabitants.

Terrapin Creek, p-o., Cherokee co., Ala., 194 n. E. Tuscaloosa, 691 W.

Terre Salis, p-o., and Salt Works, Clay co., Ky.

Terrysville, p-v., Plymouth t., Litchfield co., Ct., 21 w. s. w. Hartford, 341 W. It is celebrated for its extensive manufacture of wooden clocks.

Terrysville, p-v., Abbeville dist., S. C, 104 w. Columbia, 551 W.

Terrytown, p-v., Bradford co., Pa., 149 n. by E. Harrisburg, 260 W.

Tete des Mort, p-o., Jackson co., Iowa.

Tewksbury, p-t., Middlesex co., Mass., 21 N. w. Boston, 449 W. The surface is level; soil, light and sandy. Merrimac r. bounds it on the n. w., and Concord r. on the w. Shawsheen r. passes through it. The v. contains a Unitarian church. The Boston and Lowell railroad passes through a corner of the t. on the w. Incorporated in 1734. There are in the t. 2 stores, cap. $2,600; 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,200. 6 sch. 440 scholars. Pop. 906.

Tewksbury, t, Hunterdon co., N. J., 14 n. e. Flemington. The surface is hilly; soil, clay and loam, fertile and well cultivated. Drained by Rockaway cr. and its branches, and by Lamington r. It contains the villages of New German-town and Pottersville. There are in the t. 9 stores, cap. $22,200; 2 tanneries, 4 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,450. 8 sch. 274 scholars. Pop. 1,944.

Texas, p-o., Mexico t., Oswego co., N. Y., 165 w. n. w. Albany, 387 W.

Texas, t., Wayne co., Pa. Drained by Satawaxen cr. It has 1 store, cap. $3,000; 2 tanneries, 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $3,250. 7 sch. 172 scholars. Pop. 1,094.

Texas, t., Kalamazoo co., Mich. It has 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. 3 sch. 59 scholars. Pop. 249.

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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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