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Texas, p-o. Meriwether co. GA., 95 w. Milledgeville, 714

Thames, r., Ct., formed by the union of Shetucket and Yantic rivers, at Norwich City, whence it flows s. 14 ms. to Long Island sound, at New London. It is navigable for sloops and steamboats to Norwich City. The harbor at its mouth at New London is the best in the state, and one of the best in the United States, defended by Fort Trumbull in New London, and Fort Griswold in Groton, opposite.

The Corner, p-o., Ulster co., N. Y., 77 s. s. w. Albany, 336 W.

The Exchange, p-o., McCracken co., Ky., 281 w. s. w. Frankfort, 806 W.

The Forks, p-o., Somerset co., Me., 84 n. n. w. Augusta, 679 W.

The Forks, p-o., Fauquier co., Va.

The Meadows, p-o., Bedford co., Va.

The Plains, p-o., Fauquier co., Va., 119 n. w. Richmond, 55 W.

The Purchase, p-o., Harrison t., Westchester co., N. Y., 133 s. by e. Albany, 288 W. It contains a Friends church and a few dwellings.

Theresa, p-t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 183 n. w. Albany, 435 W. The surface is uneven and broken; soil, indifferent. Drained by Indian r. Organized in 1841. The v. is situated on Indian r., and contains 1 church, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 30 dwellings, and about 175 inhabitants.

Thetford, p-t., Orange co., Vt., 43 s. s. e. Montpelier, 498 W. The surface is uneven and rough; soil, fertile, well adapted to grazing. Connecticut r. bounds it on the e. Watered by Ompompanoosuc r., which here receives a branch, both of which afford good water power. The v., at. the centre, contains a Congregational church, an academy, several stores, and a number of neat dwellings. There are 2 other small villages on Ompompanoosuc r. It has 6 stores, cap. $20,000; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 4 grist m., 13 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $35,180. 2 acad. 176 students, 17 sch. 706 scholars. Pop. 2,065.

The Village, p-o., Point Coupee par., La.

Thibodeauxville, p-v., capital of La Fourche par., La., 106 s. w. New Orleans, 1,243 W. Situated on the s. w. side of Bayou La Fourche, and contains a court house and jail, and about 400 inhabitants.

Thomas, County, Ga. Situated toward the s. w. part of the state, and contains 1,089 sq. ms. Drained by Ocklockonee r. and its branches, and by branches of Withlacoochee r. Capital, Thomasville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 24,699, sheep 2,798, swine 17,960; wheat 1,040 bush, produced, rye 703, Indian corn 149,736, oats 3,341, potatoes 49,169, rice 23,625 pounds, cotton 1,565,262, sugar 52,445; 17 stores, cap. 91,650; 13 grist m., 9 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $13,525. 2 acad. 36 students, 8 sch. 169 scholars. Pop. whites 3,810, slaves 2,930, free col'd 26; total, 6,766.

Thomaston, p-t., Lincoln co., Me., 42 s. e. Augusts, 619 W. Situated between Penobscot bay on the e., and St. George's r. on the w. It contains an abundance of limestone, and lime is made to the amount of 300,000 casks annually. Large ships come up St. George r. to tins t., 12 ms. from the ocean. The Maine state prison is located here, situated on the bank of St. George r., on which is found a blue granite, which the prisoners are extensively employed in cutting, and preparing for exportation. The buildings, which are spacious and commodious, have attached to them 10 acres of ground. Major-General Henry Knox, of the revolutionary army, died here, in 1807, and was buried in the middle of a thick cedar grove, on his own ground, near his beautiful dwelling. It has 90 stores, capital $131,400; 3 lumber yards, cap. $1,050; 2 fulling m., 1 pottery, 2 priming offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 3 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $211,410. 1 college 15 students, 3 acad. 166 students, 27 sch. 2,423 scholars. Pop. 6,227.

Thomaston, p-v., capital of Upson co., Ga., 81 w. by s. Milledgeville, 703 W. It contains a court house and jail, 2 churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Methodist, an academy, 6 stores, and 30 dwellings.

Thomastown, p-v., Leake co., Miss., 52 n. e. Jackson, 994 W.

Thomasville, p-v., capital of Thomas co., Ga., 231 Milledgeville, 888 W.

Thomasville, p-v., Washington co., Tenn., 291 e. Nashville, 420 W. Situated on the s. bank of Nolachucky r.

Thompson, p-t., Windham co., Ct., 48 e. n. e. Hartford, 384 W. The surface is hilly; soil, gravelly loam, and fertile. Drained by Quinnebaug, French, and Five Mile rivers, which afford good water power. It contains 4 churches, 1 Congregational, 2 Baptist, and 1 Methodist. The v., at the centre, is on elevated ground, and contains a Congregational and a Baptist church, a bank, 4 stores, a printing office, and about 30 dwellings, many of them neat. There is a manufacturing v. in the s. part of the t. There are in the t. 15 stores, cap. $26,100; 1 tannery, 7 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $424,650. 1 acad. 30 students, 15 sch. 827 scholars. Pop. 3,535.

Thompson, t., Sullivan co., N. Y., 110 s. w Albany. The surface is hilly; soil, sandy and gravelly loam. Drained by Mongoup and Neversink rivers. It contains the v. of Monticello, the capital of the co. It has 8 stores, capital $30,300; 1 fulling m., 4 tanneries, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 2 grist m., 22 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $126,700. 18 sch. 741 scholars. Pop. 2,610.

Thompson, p-t., Susquehanna co., Pa., 184 n. n. e. Harrisburg, 284 W. It has 1 tannery. Cap. in manufac. $2,300. 5 sch. 125 scholars. Pop. 325.

Thompson, p-t., Geauga co., O., 190 n. e. Columbus, 349 W. It has 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 4 saw m., 8 sch. 538 scholars. Pop. 1,028.

Thompson, t., Seneca co., O. It has 1 pottery, 2 saw m., 5 sch. 180 scholars. Pop. 1,404.

Thompson, t., Delaware co., O. Situated on the w. side of Scioto r. It has 5 sch. 136 scholars. Pop. 660.

Thompson, p-v., Warren co., Ga., 38 w. Augusta, 56 n. e. Milledgeville, 615 W. A depot on the Ga. railroad.

Thompson, t., Pike co., Ark. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,800. Pop. 390.

Thompson's, p-o., Fairfield dist., S. C., 24 n. Columbia, 506 W.

Thompson's Cross Roads, p-o., Louisa co., Va., 53 n. w. Richmond, 102 W. Situated on the s. side of S. Anna r., and contains a Baptist church, 2 cabinet fac, and several dwellings.

Thompson's Store, p-o., Guilford co., N. C.

Thompsontown, p-v., Juniata co., Pa., 36 n. w. Harrisburg, 145 W. Situated on the Juniata r. and on the Pa. canal. It contains several stores, 55 dwellings, and about 350 inhabitants.

Thompsonville, p-v., Enfield t., Hartford co., Ct., 20 n. Hartford, 355 W. Situated on Fresh-water r., at its entrance into Connecticut r., about 1 m. n. of Enfield bridge. It has a large manufactory of carpets, with 120 looms, producing 800 yards daily. The v. contains about 800 inhabitants.

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Thompsonville, p-v., Thompson t., Sullivan co., N. Y., 105 s. s. w. Albany, 299 W. It contains 2 stores, 1 grist m., 1 carding machine and fulling m., 3 saw m., 2 tanneries, 25 dwellings, and 150 inhabitants.

Thompsonville, p-o., Culpepper co., Va., 108 N. n. w. Richmond, 80 W.

Thornburg, p-v., Spottsylvania co., Va., 76 n. n. w. Richmond, 70 W. Situated on both sides of Ta r., and contains 1 Baptist church, 1 store, 1 flouring m., and 1 tannery.

Thornbury, p-t., Chester co., Pa., 20 s. w. Philadelphia, 76 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 118 W. The surface is level; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Chester cr. and Brandywine r. It has 1 store, cap. $2,000. Pop. 230.

Thornbury, t., Delaware co., Pa., 20 w. Philadelphia, 87 e. by s. Harrisburg. The surface is hilly; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Chester cr. The v., at the centre, is called Thornton. The t. has 2 stores, cap. $4,500; 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,800. 4 sch. 104 scholars. Pop. 675.

Thorn, t., Perry co., O. It has 8 stores, cap. $16,200; 3 tanneries, 10 sch. 270 scholars. Pop. 2,007.

Thornbyville, p-o., Boone co., Ia., 19 n. n. w. Indianapolis, 590 W.

Thorndike, p-t., Waldo co., Me., 42 n. e. Augusta, 637 W. The surface is agreeably diversified; soil, fertile, adapted to grain. Drained by a branch of Sebasticook r. Incorporated in 1819. It has 1 store, cap. $6,000; 3 saw m., 240 scholars in schools. Pop. 897.

Thornapple, t., Barry co., Mich. It has 2 sch. 40 scholars. Pop. 99.

Thorn Hill, p-o., Orange co., Va., 71 n. w. Richmond, 103 W.

Thorn Hill, p-o., Walker co., Ala., 74 n. Tuscaloosa, 797 W.

Thorn Hill, p-o., Grainger co., Tenn., 229 e. Nashville, 461 W.

Thornton, p-t., Grafton co., N. H., 52 n. by w. Concord, 533 W. The surface is uneven; soil, fertile, particularly on the streams. Watered by Pemigewasset r., and its branch, Mad r., which crosses the s. e. corner. Mill brook has a fall of 42 feet perpendicular. Chartered in 1763; first settled in 1770. It has 3 stores, cap. $1,650; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,160. 12 sch. 435 scholars. Pop. 1,045.

Thornton, p-v., Thornbury t., Delaware co., Pa., 87 e. by s. Harrisburg, 121 W.

Thornton, p-t., Cook co., Ill192 n. n. e. Springfield, 737 W. Situated on Thorn cr., in the s. e. part of the co. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 1 saw m., 2 sch. 44 scholars. Pop. 306.

Thorntown, p-v., Boone co., Ia., 35 n. e. Indianapolis, 606 W. Situated on a branch of Sugar cr.

Thornville, p-v., Thorn t., Perry co., O., 35 r., by s. Columbus, 366 W. It contains 1 store and about 200 inhabitants.

Thoroughfare, p-v., Prince William co., Va., 118 N. Richmond, 50 W. It has 2 flouring m. in the vicinity, on Broad run, which affords good water power, and has 12 or 15 dwellings.

Thousand Islands, N. Y., situated in the St. Lawrence r., a little below Lake Ontario. The American part of them belong to Jefferson co., and the remainder lie in Canada. The St. Lawrence is here from 2 to 9 ms, in width, and filled with innumerable small rocky islets, generally covered with cedar and hemlock to the water's edge. The passage between them is sometimes so narrow as scarcely to allow a canoe to go through. The largest islands are Grand and Howe islands, in Canada, and Carlton, Grindstone, and Wells islands, in the United States. Within the distance of 27 miles, the number is said to exceed 1,500. It was a matter of considerable labor to fix the boundary between the two countries at this point.

Three Forks, p-o., Monongalia co., Va., 273 n. w. Richmond, 197 W.

Three Forks, p-o., Wilson co., Tenn., 45 e. Nashville, 645 W.

Three Forks, p-o., Barren co., Ky., 122 s. w Frankfort, 646 W.

Three Mile Bay, p-o., Lyme t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 182 Albany, 434 W.

Three Rivers, p-v., Palmer t., Hampden co., Mass., 76 w. s. w. Boston, 376 W. Situated on Chicapee r., near the junction of Ware and Swift rivers, and contains a Baptist church, a cotton fac, and about 20 dwellings.

Three Rivers, p-v., St. Joseph co., Mich., 145 s. w. Detroit, 593 W. Situated on St. Joseph r., between the confluence of Portage r. and Stony cr., which afford extensive water power. It contains 2 stores, 1 large flouring m., and 1 saw m. Boats of 30 tons navigate St. Joseph river to this place.

Three Springs, p-o., Hunterdon co., Pa., 85 s. w. Harrisburg, 129 W.

Three Springs, p-o., Hart co., Ky., 106 s. w. Frankfort, 629 W.

Throgs Point, Westchester t. and co., N. Y., 16 n. E. of New York city, projects from 1 to 2 ms. into the East r. Fort Schuyler, a strong fortification, is now being erected here, to command the entrance from Long Island sound to the city of New York.

Throopsville, p-v., Mentz t., Cayuga co., N. Y., 3 n. w. Auburn, 158 w. Albany, 337 W. Situated on Owasco outlet, and contains 1 church, 1 store, 1 woolen fac, 1 flouring m., 1 fulling m., 1 distillery, and about 30 dwellings.

Tiara, p-o., Montgomery co., Ala., 133 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 860 W.

Ticonderoga, p-t., Essex co., N. Y., 97 n. Albany, 469 W. The surface on the e. is level or rolling; on the w. hilly and mountainous. The soil is clay loam, and fertile, particularly adjoining Lake Champlain, which bounds it on the e. Drained by the outlet of Lake George, and small streams flowing into Lake Champlain. The ruins of old Fort Ticonderoga are in the s. E. part, where is a convenient steamboat landing. The v. is situated on the outlet of Lake George, at the lower falls, 2 ms. w. of Lake Champlain, and contains 2 churches, 1 Congregational end 1 Baptist, 8 stores, 1 grist m., 7 saw m., 1 planing machine, 2 lath m., 1 furnace, 1 clothier's works, 1 tannery, 80 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants. The outlet here has a descent of 30 left, affording great water power, and it is navigable for lake craft to the lower part of the v. The ruins of old Fort Ticonderoga, so celebrated in the French and Revolutionary wars, are 2 miles below the v., on a point of land at the entrance of the outlet of Lake George into Lake Champlain, and are in full view from Lake Champlain, above which they are elevated about 70 feet, and are an interesting relic of former times. About 1,800 yards s. w. is Mount Defiance, rising 750 feet above the lake, and commands the fort. The view, from the summit, of Lake Champlain and the surrounding country, is extensive and beautiful. A ferry crosses Lake Champlain to Shoreham, Vt. There are in the t. 8 stores, capital $26,300; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 furnace. 1 forge, 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 21 saw m. Cap. in manufactures $35,450. 1 acad. 50 students, 10 sch. 464 scholars. Pop. 2,16.

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Tiffin, p-v., Clinton t., Seneca co., O., 86 n. Columbus, 423 W. Situated on Sandusky river, and contains a court house, jail, several stores, a printing office, issuing a weekly newspaper, and about 600 inhabitants.

Tiffin, t., Adams co., O. It contains West Union v., the capital of the co. It has 4 tanneries, 2 sch. 52 scholars. Pop. 1,540.

Tiffin, t., Williams co., O. It has 1 store, cap. $1,000; 2 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,500; 2 sch. 50 scholars. Pop. 322.

Tiffins, r., rises in Mich., and enters Ohio in Williams co., 20 miles n. of Defiance, and flows into Maumee r., 1 mile w. of that t. It, is fed by lakes and springs, and affords permanent and good water power. It is navigable for small craft for 50 ms.

Tiller's Ferry, p-o., Kershaw dist., S. C., 58 n. e. Columbia, 358 W.

Timbalier, Bay, La., extends n. w. from the mouth of Bayou La Fourche, 30 ms., and is from 3 to 6 ms. wide, bounded s. w. by a long and low-peninsula. It has a sandy or muddy bottom, and no great depth of water.

Timberville, p-v., Rockingham co., Va., 145 N. w. Richmond, 118 W.

Timber Ridge, p-o., Rockbridge co., Va., 140 w. Richmond, 182 W.

Tindallsville, p-v., Anson co., N. C., 136 s. w. Raleigh, 420 W.

Tinker Run, p-o., Westmoreland co., Pa., 180 Harrisburg, 206 W.

Tinmouth, p-t., Rutland co., Vt., 76 s. by w. Montpelier, 443 W. The surface is elevated and hilly; soil, adapted to grazing, and arable on the streams. Watered by Furnace brook, which rises in a pond in the s. part of the t., and flows n. until it enters Otter cr., in Rutland. It affords water power. Poultney r. rises in the w. part of the t. It contains a Congregational church, and Episcopal and Methodist churches are organized. Iron ore and marble are found. It has 1 store, cap. $5,000; 1 tannery, 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,500. 8 sch. 271 scholars. Pop. 780.

Tinicum, t., Bucks co., Pa., 37 n. Philadelphia, 12 n. E. Doylestown. The surface is partly rolling, partly level; soil, sandy loam. Tohickon cr. bounds it on the s. Drained by Tinicum cr., which flows into Delaware r., which bounds it on the n. and e. It contains 2 churches. The Delaware canal passes through the t. It has 5 stores, cap. $8,100; 3 tanneries, 1 distillery, 5 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,370. 4 sch. 94 scholars. Pop. 1,770.

Tinicum, t., Delaware co., Pa., 9 s. w. Philadelphia. It is an island, formed by Delaware r., Darby cr., and Bow cr. The soil is a rich alluvion, employed chiefly in grazing. It contains a spacious hospital, with a dwelling for the resident physician. Tinicum Island, in the Delaware r., opposite, belongs to the t. Pop. 153.

Tioga, r., rises in Pa., and flows into Steuben co., N. Y., and unites with Conhocton r. to form Chemung r. The Corning and Blossburg railroad passes through the valley of this r.

Tioga, County, N. Y. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 490 sq. ms. Susquehanna r. runs through its s. part. Watered by Owego cr. and its branches, affording water power. The surface is diversified by hills and valleys; soil, adapted to grazing on the hills, and very fertile in the valleys. Lumber is extensively floated down the Susquehanna r. It contains sulphur springs and a bed of marl in Spencer t. The line of the New York and Erie railroad passes along the valley of the Susquehanna r. Capital, Owego. There were in 1840, neat cattle 21,576, sheep 43,220, swine 14,987; wheat 107,002 bush, produced, rye 4,987, Ind. corn 1 17,449, buckwheat 47,181, barley 1,058, oats 180,967, potatoes 308,198, hops 6,876 pounds, sugar 116,760; 72 stores, capital $339,350; 3 fulling m., 3 woolen fac, 15 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 37 grist in., 259 saw m., 2 oil m., 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $282,394. 1 acad. 268 students, 6,814 scholars in schools. Pop. 20,527.

Tioga, County, Pa. Situated in the n. part of the state, and contains 1,200 sq. ms. The surface consists of hills and fertile valleys; soil well adapted to grazing. Drained by Tioga r. on the n., and Pine cr. on the s., a branch of the w. branch of the Susquehanna r. Capital, Wellsburg. There were in 1810, neat cattle 27,443, sheep 25,424, swine 11,205; wheat 83,823 bush, produced, rye 33,694, Ind. corn 66,610, buckwheat 22,847, oats 1 10,526, potatoes 289,590, sugar 181,061 pounds; 52 stores, cap. $111,800; 4 lulling m., 2 woolen fac, 13 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 1 flouring m., 26 grist m., 145 saw in., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $204,593. 1 acad. 75 students, 60 sch. 2,184 scholars. Pop. 15,498.

Tioga, p-t., Tioga co., N. Y., 176 w. s. w. Albany, 277 W. The surface is hilly; soil, gravelly loam, and very productive in the valleys. Watered by Susquehanna r. and its tributaries. It has 4 stores, cap. $12,500: 3 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 4 grist m., 42 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $28,800. 947 scholars in schools. Pop. 2,461.

Tioga, p-t., Tioga co., Pa., 151 n. by w. Harrisburg, 261 W. The surface is hilly; soil, gravel and clay, and alluvion. Drained by Tioga r. and its branches, Mill cr. and Crooked cr. It has 5 stores, cap. $21,100; 1 tannery. 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 17 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,900; 4 sch. 130 scholars. Pop. 791.

Tioga Centre, p-o., Tioga t. and co., N. Y., 167 w. s. w. Albany, 276 W.

Tionesta, p-t., Venango co., Pa., 206 w. n. ty. Harrisburg, 295 W. Susquehanna r. runs on its N. w. border, by branches of which it is watered. It has 3 stores, cap. $10,000; 1 sch. 17 scholars. Pop. 635.

Tionesta, t., Jefferson co., Pa. It has 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,000. Pop. 27.

Toughnioga, r., N. Y., rises in Onondaga co., and flows s. through Cortland and Broome counties, and enters Chenango r. at Chenango Forks v. It affords extensive water power.

Tippah, County, Miss. Situated in the n., toward the e. part of the state, and contains 1,000 sq. m. Drained by Hatchie, Muddy, Wolf, and Tippah creeks, and by head branches of Tallahatchee r. and its tributaries. Capital, Ripley. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,282, sheep 5,034, swine 36,994; wheat 15,701 bush, produced, Ind. corn 395,160, oats 9,138, potatoes 19,045, cotton 1,061,768 pounds; 17 stores, cap. $60,609; 5 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 1 flouring m., 18 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in manufac $50,730. 1 acad. 40 students, 11 sch. 267 scholars. Pop. whites 7,309, slaves 2,134, free col'd 1; total 9,444.

Tippecanoe, r., Ia., has its sources in Noble and Kosciusko counties, and pursuing a circuitous course through Fulton, Pulaski, and White counties, it enters the Wabash from the n., in the n. part of Tippecanoe co.

Tippecanoe, County, Ia. Situated n. w. of the centre, and toward the w. part of the state, and contains 504 sq. ms. The surface is undulating, with extensive level tracts, and one half of its surface is prairie. Watered by Wabash r. and its tributary Tippecanoe r., and Wild Cat cr. and its tributaries, which afford good water power. The Wabash and Erie canal passes through it. Capital, La Fayette. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,361, sheep 18,127, swine 44,031; wheat 137,243 bush, produced, rye 7.583, Ind. corn 990,160, buckwheat 1,843, oats 156,353, potatoes 27,648, sugar 67,110 pounds; 35 stores, cap. $123,350; 2 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 200 sp., 2 fulling m., 10 tanneries, 14 distilleries, 2 breweries, 12 flouring m., 6 grist m., 25 saw m., 1 oil m., 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $97,950. 2 acad. 50 students, 24 sch. 588 scholars. Pop. 13,724.

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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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