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Washington, p-t., Lincoln co., Me., 31 e. Augusta, 619 W. Drained by branches of Damariscotta and Muscongus rivers. It contains a number of ponds. Incorporated in 1811, by the name of Putnam. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,000; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,350. 12 sch. 645 scholars. Pop. 1,600.

Washington, p-t., Sullivan co., N. H., 33 w. Concord, 473 W. Sunapee mountain lies in its n. part. Drained by head branches of Ashuelot and Contoocook rivers, issuing from ponds. Long pond, in its s. part, is a considerable body of water. Incorporated in 1766. It has 3 stores, cap. $8,000; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,557. 4 sch. 363 scholars. Pop. 1,103.

Washington, p-t., Orange co., Vt., 15 s. e. Montpelier, 512 W. Watered by jail branch of Winooski or Onion r., and by branches of Wait's and White rivers. The soil is generally fertile, and adapted to grain and to grazing. It contains 2 churches, and has a small v. on Jail branch. Chartered by New York, in 1780, by the name of Kingland. There are in the t., 3 stores, capital $6,500; 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,750. 20 sch. 517 scholars. Pop. 1,359.

Washington, p-t., Berkshire co., Mass., 128 w. Boston, 392 W. The surface is uneven; soil, well adapted to grazing. Watered by branches of We8tfield and Housatonic rivers. It contains a Methodist church in its e. part. The Springfield and Albany railroad passes through it. It has 1 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,900. 8 sch. 184 scholars. Pop. 991.

Washington, p-t., Litchfield co., Ct., 47 w. s. w. Hartford, 320 W. The surface is elevated; soil, adapted to grazing. Watered by Shepaug r., a branch of Housatonic r. The principal v., on Shepaug r., contains a Congregational, an Episcopal, and a Methodist church. Marble, iron, ore, and limestone are found. Incorporated in 1779. There are in the t. 6 stores, cap. $21,500; 2 fulling m., 1 cotton fac. 1,664 sp., 1 furnace, 3 forges, 1 tannery, 2 distilleries, 3 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $25,050. 1 acad., 20 students, 10 sch. 418 scholars. Pop. 1,622.

Washington, p-t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 12 e. Poughkeepsie, 79 s. by e. Albany, 314 W. The surface is rolling and hilly; soil, gravel, clay, and calcareous loam, well cultivated and productive. Drained by Wappinger's cr., and a branch of Ten Mile cr. Matteawan mountains lie in its e. part. It has 6 stores, cap. $17,500; 3 cotton fac. 1,848 sp., 2 tanneries, 2 flouring m., 3 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $157,400. 8 sch. 326 scholars. Pop. 2,833.

Washington, t., Bergen co., N. J. It has Hackensack r. on the e.. and Saddle r. on the w. boundary It has 6 stores, cap. $7,900; 3 tanneries, 1 distillery, 6 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,200. 4 sch. 135 scholars. Pop. 1,833.

Washington, t., Burlington co., N. J., 22 s. Woodbury. The surface is level; soil, sandy. Drained by Little Egg Harbor r. and its branches. It has 4 stores, cap. $10,000; 2 furnaces, 1 paper fac., 5 grist m., 8 saw. Cap. in manufactures $76,000. 8 sch. 470 scholars. Pop. 1,630.

Washington, t. (Gloucester co., N. J., 12 w. Woodbury. The surface is level; soil, sandy, mixed with some loam, and light. Drained by Pensauken and Cooper's creeks, and several branches of Atsion r. Shell marl is found in the neighborhood of Long-a-coming v. It contains an Episcopal church. It has 6 stores, capital $4,800; 1 woollen fac., 1 glass house, 1 grist in., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $104,250. 4 sch. 131 scholars. Pop. l,545.

Washington, t., Morris co., N. J., 18 w. Morristown. The surface is mountainous, having Schooley's mountain in its w. part, near the s. e. border it is hilly; soil, fertile, with good cultivation. Drained by the s. branch of Raritan r. The mineral springs and hotels on Schooley's mountain are a favorite summer resort. The v. is situated on the s. branch of Raritan r., and contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Lutheran church, 1 store, and about 20 dwellings. There are in the t. 17 stores, cap. $77,300; 3 lumber yards, cap. $20,000; 1 forge, 1 tannery, 1 brewery, 4 flouring m., 6 grist m., 8 saw m., 4 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $127,900. 15 sch. 753 scholars. Pop. 2,451.

Washington, p-b., capital of Washington co., Pa., 209 w. Harnsburg, 236 W. It contains a court house, jail, 4 churches--1 Presbyterian, 1 Associate Reformed, 1 Methodist Episcopal, and 1 Cumberland Presbyterian--a female seminary, a number of stores, a steam woolen fac., and 2,062 inhabitants. It is the seat of Washington College, founded as an academy in 1787, chartered as a college in 1806, has a president and 5 professors or other instructors, 224 alumni, 59 students, and 3,300 vols. in its libraries. The commencement is on the last Wednesday in September. It has 23 stores, cap. $73,400; 1 tannery, 1 pottery, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $42,450. 1 college, 159 students, 1 acad. 100 students, 7 sch. 300 scholars. Pop. 2,062.

Washington, t., Luzerne co., Pa. It has 2 stores, cap. $5,500; 1 fulling m., 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $12,400. 4 sch. 128 scholars. Pop. 1,255.

Washington, t., Berks co., Pa. It has 4 stores, cap. $9,000; 1 forge, 1 tannery, 4 grist m., 3 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $4,000. Pop. 1,210.

Washington, t., Franklin co., Pa., 11 s. w. Chambersburg. South Mountain covers the e. boundary. Drained by 2 branches of Antictam cr. It has 7 stores, cap. $48,500; 2 fulling m., 2 woollen fac., 3 tanneries, 7 distilleries, 1 brewery, 2 potteries, 6 flouring m., 1 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in manufac $39,800. 10 sch. 310 scholars. Pop. 2,404.

Washington, t., York co., Pa. It has 3 stores, cap. $6,000; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 pottery, 4 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac $22,550. Pop. 1,226.

Washington, t., Fayette co., Pa. It has 9 stores, cap. $25,500; 1 woollen fac., 2 tanneries, 1 paper fac., 1 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $12,285. 4 sch. 160 scholars. Pop. 1,515.

Washington, t, Cambria co., Pa. Drained by a branch of Kiskiminetas cr. It has 5 stores, cap. $15,000; 1 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac $4,100. 6 sch. 210 scholars. Pop. 1,266.

Washington, t., Erie co., Pa. Drained by head branches of French cr. It has 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $13,500. 15 sch. 700 scholars. Pop. 1,551.

Washington, t., Greene co., Pa. Drained by branches of Ten Mile cr. It has 3 distilleries, 2

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grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,180. 7 sch. 155 scholars. Pop. 936.

Washington, t., Indiana co., Pa. The surface is hilly; soil, clay. Drained by Crooked cr. and its branches, and by Plum cr. It has 3 stores, cap. $3,700; 2 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 5 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,375. 1 sch. 50 scholars. Pop. 1,893.

Washington, t., Jefferson co., Pa. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Pop. 367.

Washington, t., Westmoreland co., Pa., 16 n. Greensburg. The surface is mountainous; soil, calcareous loam and clay, and some of it fertile. Drained by White Deer Hole and Black Hole creeks. It has 4 stores, cap. $3,000; 5 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,500. 10 sch. 300 scholars. Pop. 2,004.

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Washington, p-v., Rappahannock co., Va., 123 n. n. w. Richmond, 75 W. Situated at the s. e. foot of the Blue Ridge, and contains a court house, jail, an academy, 1 church, free to all denominations, 4 stores, various mechanic shops, 50 dwellings, and about 375 inhabitants. In the vicinity are two extensive flouring m.

Washington, p-v., capital of Beaufort co., N. C., 127 e. by s. Raleigh, 313 W. Situated on the n. side of Tar r., at its entrance into Pamlico river, a branch of Pamlico sound, at the head of ship navigation. Its exports and its shipping are extensive. Tonnage, 1840, 5,401. It has a court house, jail, a church, several stores, and about 1,200 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., capital of Wilkes co., Ga., 50 w. n. w. Augusta, 78 n. e. Milledgeville, 570 W. Situated on Kettle cr., a branch of Little r. It contains a court house, jail, a bank, an academy, a masonic hall, all of brick, 3 churches--1 Presbyterian, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist--33 stores, a printing office, 75 dwellings, chiefly of wood, and about 800 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., Autauga co., Ala., 102 s. e. Tuscaloosa, 842 W. Situated on the n. side of Alabama r., 10 ms. below Montgomery. It was laid out in 1820, and contains a court house, of brick, having been formerly capital of the co., and a Baptist church, and about 200 inhabitants. It was formerly the site of a large Indian v. called Autauga.

Washington, p-v., Adams co., Miss., 6 n. e. Natchez, 84 s. w. Jackson, 1,104 W. Incorporated 1 m. square, and contains an hospital and poorhouse, of brick, 1 Baptist and 1 Methodist church, a female seminary, a United States land office, and about 400 inhabitants. It is the seat of Jefferson college, founded in 1802. It has a large brick edifice, handsomely located, capable of accommodating 100 students, a fund of nearly $200,000, and an annual income of about $8,000. The library contains 1,522 vols.

Washington, p-v., St. Landry par., La., 223 w. n. w. New Orleans, 1,236 W. Situated on the s. w. side of bayou Teche, and contains about 125 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., capital of Rhea co., Tenn., 134 e. s. E. Nashville, 566 W. Situated on the w. side of Tennessee r., and contains a court house and jail, and 110 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., capital of Mason co., Ky., 77 e. s. e. Frankfort, 465 W. It contains a court house, jail, an academy, 4 churches, and about 550 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., Wills t., Guernsey co., O., 85 e. Columbus, 308 W. Situated on the national road. It contains 4 churches, 4 stores, 80 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants.

Washington, t., Allen co., O. Pop. 457.

Washington, t., Belmont co., O. Drained by Captina cr., which affords water power. It has 5 sch. 142 scholars. Pop. 1,387.

Washington, t., Brown co., O., 12 n. e. Georgetown. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 848.

Washington, t., Carroll co., O. Situated immediately n. of Carrollton. It has 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 1,024.

Washington, t., Clermont co., O. Bounded s. by Ohio r., and contains the villages of Neville and Moscow. It has 6 stores, cap. $14,050; 2 tanneries, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,000. 10 sch. 510 scholars. Pop. 2,100.

Washington, t., Clinton co., O. It has 1 store, cap. $640; 1 tannery, 2 grist m., 1 saw m. 8 sch. 494 scholars. Pop. 1,170.

Washington, t., Coshocton co., O., 12 s. e. Coshocton C. H. It has 1 saw m., 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 1,029.

Washington, t., Columbiana co., O. It has 4 sch. 145 scholars. Pop. 812.

Washington, t., Darke co., O. Bounded w. by Ia. Pop. 889.

Washington, t., Franklin co., O. Scioto r. bounds it on the e. Situated in the Virginia Military district. It has 3 sch. 57 scholars. Pop. 843.

Washington, t., Guernsey co., O. It has 3 sch. 105 scholars. Pop. 1,353.

Washington, t., Hancock co., O. It has 1 tannery, 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,200. 7 sch. 252 scholars. Pop. 809.

Washington, t., Hardin co., O. Pop. 203.

Washington, t., Harrison co., O. It contains Williamsport v. It has 5 sch. 211 scholars. Pop. 1,022.

Washington, t., Hocking co., O. It has 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 1,124.

Washington, t., Holmes co., O. It contains Nashville v. It has 4 stores, cap. $1,425; 1 tannery, 3 flouring m., 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $21,185. 4 sch. 215 scholars. Pop. 1,461.

Washington, t., Jackson co., O. It has 1 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 481.

Washington, t., Licking co., O.., 13 n. Newark. It contains Utica v., and has 3 sch. 73 scholars. Pop. 1,348.

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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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