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Washington, t., Marion co., O. It has 3 stores, cap. $4,100; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 flooring m., 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,050. 5 sch. 200 scholars. Pop. 880.

Washington, t., Mercer co., O. Pop. 214.

Washington, t., Montgomery co., O. It has 12 sch. 915 scholars. Pop. 2,210.

Washington, t., Monroe co., O. Pop. 533.

Washington, t., Pickaway co., O. (Formerly included in Circleville.) It has 1 pottery, 1 saw m., 3 sch. 172 scholars. Pop. 1,194.

Washington, t, Sandusky co., O. Pop. 1,074.

Washington, t., Shelby co., O. It was formerly called Grayson. Watered by a branch of Miami r. It has 3 stores, cap. $4,575; 1 tannery, 2 flooring m., 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $7,090. 5 sch. 118 scholars. Pop. 1,688.

Washington, t., Muskingum co., O. It contains Jackson v., has several salt fac., and contains an ancient fortification and several mounds. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 1,488.

Washington, t., Preble co., O. Organized in 1809. The soil is fertile and well watered. It contains Eaton v., the capital of the co., 4 flouring m., 4 saw m., and 2 carding machines. Pop. 2,459.

Washington, t., Richland co., O. Situated immediately s. of Mansfield, the capital of the co. Pop. 1,914.

Washington, t, Scioto co., O. Bounded s. by Ohio r., and e. by Scioto r. The surface is uneven and rough, excepting on the rivers, where are extensive and very fertile alluvial tracts. It has extensive quarries of fine freestone. It contains Alexandria v. The Ohio canal passes through it, and by its waste water affords water power. It has 2 sch. 50 scholars. Pop. 653.

Washington, t., Tuscarawas co., O. Organized in 1827. It has 1 flouring m., 3 grist m., 4 saw m., 6 sch. 430 scholars. Pop. 978.

Washington, t., Miami co., O. It contains Piqua v. It has 3 commission houses, capital $3,500; 22 stores, cap. $122,000; 1 distillery, 2 fulling m., 2 grist m., 3 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $14,300. Pop. 1,161.

Washington, t., Starke co., O. The surface is level; timber, beech and sugar maple. It has 600 scholars in schools. Pop. 1,389.

Washington, t., Union co., O. It has 1 sch. 35 scholars. Pop. 151.

Washington, t., Van Wert co., O. Pop. 47.

Washington, t., Wood co., O. It has 1 sch. 26 scholars. Pop. 196.

Washington, t., Williams co., O. Pop. 98.

Washington, t., Adams co., Ia. Pop. 262.

Washington, t., Allen co., Ia. It has 3 sch. 60 scholars. Pop. 595.

Washington, t., Blackford co., Ia. Pop. 143.

Washington, t., Brown co., Ia. Pop. 384.

Washington, t.. Clay co., Ia. It has 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Capital in manufac. $1,450. Pop. 1,046.

Washington, t., Gibson co., Ia. It has 2 sch. 64 scholars. Pop. 640.

Washington, t., Grant co., Ia. Pop. 539.

Washington, t., Hamilton co., Ia. It has 1 sch. 16 scholars. Pop. 1,285.

Washington, t., Harrison co., Ia. It has 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Pop. 721.

Washington, t., Marion co., Ia. It has 4 stores, cap. $3,000; 2 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 5 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $2,505 8 sch. 335 scholars. Pop. 1,859.

Washington, t., Noble co., Ia. It has 1 saw m. Pop. 259

Washington, t., Putnam co., Ia. It has 5 stores, capital $7,600; 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 pottery, 1 flouring m., 5 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,400. 5 sch. 385 scholars. Pop. 1,872.

Washington, t., Randolph co., Ia. It has 2 stores, cap. $3,600; 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 3 sch. 55 scholars. Pop. 1,219.

Washington, t., Rush co., Ia. It has 4 sch. 98 scholars. Pop. 1,163.

Washington, t., Tippecanoe co., Ia. Pop. 809.

Washington, t.. Wayne co., Ia. It has l acad. 45 students, 3 sch. 126 scholars. Pop. 1,935.

Washington, t., Washington co., Ia. It has 11 stores, cap. $22,000; 2 cotton fac. 564 sp., 5 tanneries, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers, 4 grist m., 4 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $52,075. 1 sch. 27 scholars. Pop. 1,992.

Washington, p-t., Macomb co., Mich., 29 n. e. Detroit, 553 W. Watered by Stony cr. and head waters of Middle branch of Clinton r. The soil is very fertile, adapted to grain. It has 5 stores, cap. $11,500; 3 sch. 67 scholars. Pop. 1,314.

Washington, p-v., capital of Daviess co., Ia., 106 s. w. Indianapolis, 668 W. Situated 4 miles e. of the w. fork of White r., and contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, 9 stores, 2 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 carding machine, 1 linseed and castor oil fac., and about 650 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., Tazewell co., Ill., 71 n. Springfield, 785 W. It contains 7 stores, 1 steam saw m., and about 350 inhabitants. Situated on the s. side of Holland's Grove, on the border of a delightful prairie.

Washington, p-v., capital of Washington co., Iowa. Situated near a branch of Crooked creek, and contains the county buildings, and about 100 inhabitants.

Washington, p-v., Franklin co., Mo., 76 e. Jefferson City, 871 W.

Washington, t., Buchanan co., Mo. Pop. 484

Washington, t., Clarke co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 14 scholars. Pop. 314.

Washington, t., Johnson co., Mo. It has 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 476.

Washington, t., Lafayette co., Mo. Pop. 458.

Washington, t., Livingston co., Mo. Pop. 167.

Washington, t., Monroe co., Mo. It has 3 sch. 75 scholars. Pop. 1,367.

Washington, t., Polk co., Mo. Pop. 417.

Washington, t., Taney co., Mo. Pop. 275.

Washington, p-v., capital of Hempstead co., Ark., 111 s. w. Little Rock, 1,176 W. Situated on a small branch of Red r., and contains a court house, jail, a U. S. land office, and about 400 inhabitants.

Washington, t., Sevier co., Ark. It has 1 sch. 24 scholars. Pop. 516.

Washington, C. H., p-v., Washington co., Ala., 146 s. s. w. Tuscaloosa, 960 W. (Now Barryton, which see.)

Washington, C. H., p-v., capital of Fayette co., O., 50 s. w. Columbus, 423 W. It contains a court house, jail, 1 church, 9 stores, a printing office, and about 80 dwellings. Letters should be directed to Washington C. H., to distinguish it from Washington p-o., Guernsey co., O.

Washington Depot, p-o., New Hanover co., N. C.

Washington Hollow, p-o., Washington t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 82 s. by e. Albany, 311 W.

Washingtonville, v., Sandy Creek t., Oswego co., N. Y. It contains 3 churches--1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, and 1 Universalist; 3 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 1 clothier's works, 1 furnace, 1 tannery, and about 250 inhabitants.

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Washingtonville, v., Blooming Grove t., Orange co., N. Y., 10 w. Newburgh. It contains an academy, 4 stores, 1 flouring m., 1 plaster m., 1 tannery, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants.

Washingtonville, p-v., Derry t., Columbia co., Pa., 79 n. n. e. Harrisburg, 189 W. It contains 2 stores and about 35 dwellings.

Washingtonville, p-v., Greene t., Columbiana co., O., 162 e. n. e. Columbus, 294 W. It contains 4 stores, 2 saw m., 1 oil m., and about 35 dwellings. It has 1 sch. 13 scholars. Pop. 107.

Washita, r., Ark. and La., rises in Sevier co., Ark., and receives Little Missouri on the w. side on the s. border of Clarke co., and Saline r. from the n. on the s. extremity of Bradley co., enters La., and receiving Bayou Bartholomew and Bayou Boeuf, it flows s. by e. to its junction with Tensas r. to form Black r., which flows into Red r.

Washita, Parish, La. Situated toward the n. e. part of the state, and contains 2,090 sq. ms. Drained by Washita r. and its branches, and by head branches of Little r. The surface is extensively covered by pine forest, but in some parts, on the streams, the land is liable to be overflowed. Cotton is the chief production. Capital, Monroe. There were in 1840, neat cattle 2,642, sheep 350, swine 4,128; Indian corn 32,898 bush. produced, oats 2,240, potatoes 5,360, cotton 1,724,658 pounds; 3 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,000. 1 acad. 30 students, 5 sch. 115 scholars. Pop. whites 2,188, slaves 2,438, free colored 14; total, 4,640.

Washtenaw, County, Mich. Situated toward the s. e. part of the state, and contains 720 sq. ms. Organized in 1826. Drained by Huron, Raisin, Macon, and Saline rivers, and Mullet's, Honey, Mill, and Paint creeks. It contains several lakes. The surface is gently undulating; soil, a deep and fertile black loam and clay. Prairie and timber land are interspersed. Raisin r., and Huron r. and its branches, afford water power. It is among the best counties of the state. Capital, Ann Arbor. There were in 1840, neat cattle 22,208, sheep 19,273, swine 30,141; wheat 216,597 bush. produced, rye 2,941, Indian corn 220,096, buckwheat 22,600, barley 31,050, oats 284,181, potatoes 210,224, sugar 108,047 pounds; 65 stores, cap. $249,325; 2 furnaces, 3 fulling m., 2 woollen fac., 4 tanneries, 4 distilleries, 11 flouring m., 7 grist m., 41 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $314,555. Pop. 23,571.

Watauga, r., N. C. and Tenn., rises in Ashe co., N. C., and flowing n. w. into Tenn., it unites with the s. fork of Holston r., on the s. border of Sullivan co.

Waterborough, p-t., York co., Me., 25 n. York, 76 s. w. Augusta, 521 W. Little Ossipee r. separates it from Limerick on the n. A pond in its w. part flows into Mousum r., which enters the Atlantic in Kennebunk t. The surface is pleasantly diversified; soil, fertile. Incorporated in 1787. It has 1 fulling m., 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $3,425. 16 sch. 691 scholars. Pop. 1,944.

Waterborough, p-v., Poland t, Chautauque co., N. Y., 318 w. by s. Albany, 331 W. Situated on Conewango creek, and contains 1 store, 1 saw m., 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants.

Waterborough Centre, p-o., Waterborough t., York co., Me., 75 s. w. Augusta, 525 W.

Waterburg, p-o., Tompkins co., N. Y., 173 w. by s. Albany, 306 W.

Waterburg, p-v., Sheridan t, Calhoun co., Mich., 92 w. Detroit, 569 W. Situated on the n. side of Kalamazoo r.

Waterbury, p-t., Washington co., Vt., 12 n. w. Montpelier, 525 W. The surface is level or gently uneven; soil, fertile, particularly on the streams. Watered by Onion or Winooski and Waterbury rivers, the latter of which, with its branches, affords water power. The principal v., in the s. part, near Onion r., contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist church, 3 stores, various mechanic shops, and a number of neat dwellings. In the s. w. corner Onion r. has a curious passage through the rocks, which have fallen into the chasm, forming a natural bridge, and being near the road it is deserving the attention of the curious traveller. There are in the t. 2 stores, cap. $11,000; 2 fulling m., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 3 saw m. Capital in manufac. $19,500. 19 sch. 595 scholars. Pop. 1,992.

Waterbury, p-t., New Haven co., Ct., 52 s. s. w. Hartford, 310 W. The surface is rough. Watered by Naugatuck r., which affords good water power. The v., at the centre, contains 4 churches--1 Congregational, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, and 1 Methodist--and about 1,500 inhabitants. It contains several extensive manufactories. The t. has 17 stores, cap. $88,370; 5 fulling m., 3 woollen fac., 3 cotton fac. 570 sp., 2 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 5 grist m., 16 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $718,309. 2 acad. 75 students, 23 sch. 735 scholars. Pop. 3,668.

Waterbury Centre, p-v., Waterbury t., Washington co., Vt., 15 n. w. Montpelier, 528 W. It contains 2 churches, of brick--1 Baptist and 1 Methodist--1 store, and a number of dwellings.

Wateree, r., N. C. and S. C., rises in N. C., and is called the Catawba until it enters S. C., where it is called the Wateree to its union with the Congaree to form Santee r.

Waterford, p-t., Oxford co., Me., 53 w. Augusta, 588 W. The surface is level; soil, fertile, adapted to grain. It has a large pond toward its e. part, which flows into Crooked r., by which it, is drained, and which flows into Sebago pond. Incorporated in 1797. It has 4 stores, cap. $5,500; 2 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 8 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $5,290. 12 schools 527 scholars. Pop. 1,381.

Waterford, p-t., Caledonia co., Vt., 49 e. n. e. Montpelier, 547 W. Bounded on the s. e. by Connecticut r., in which, opposite to the t., is a portion of the 15 mile falls. The surface is rough; soil, on the streams, fertile, otherwise adapted to grazing. Watered by Pasumpsic r., and Moose r. runs through its n. e. corner. It contains 3 churches--1 Congregational, 1 Free-will Baptist, and 1 Methodist. Stiles's pond, in the s. e. part, covers 100 acres. Incorporated in 1797. It has 3 stores, cap. $15,000; 1 tannery, 8 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,150. 1 acad. 41 students, 15 sch. 501 scholars Pop. 1,388.

Waterford, p-v., Worcester co., Mass., 42 w. Boston, 415 W.

Waterford, p-t., New London co., Ct., 46 s. e. Hartford, 451 W. Bounded by Thames r. on the e., and by Long Island sound on the s. The surface is uneven; soil, gravelly loam, adapted to grazing. Watered by Niantic and Jordan rivers. The former flows into a bay of the same name, which sets up from the sound 3 or 4 ms., and is navigable for sloops of 20 tons. It contains 3 Baptist churches, one of which is a Seventh-day Baptist. It has 4 stores, cap. $4,000; 1 tannery, 3 grist m., 1 oil m. Capital in manufac. $11,500. 10 sch. 532 scholars. Pop. 2,329.

Waterford, p-t., Saratoga co., N. Y., 10 n. Albany, 380 W. The surface is undulating; soil, sand and alluvion. Watered by Mohawk and Hudson rivers, which here unite. The v. is situated on the w. bank of Hudson r., at the head of sloop navigation. It contains 4 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Dutch Reformed, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, an academy, a female seminary, a bank, 20 stores and groceries, 1 cotton fac, 4 flouring m., 1 grist m., 2 machine shops, 1 twine fac, 1 furnace, 1 fire engine fac, 1 button fac, 1 plaster m., 2 saw m., 1 tannery, 200 dwellings, and about 1,400 inhabitants. Six sloops and schooners and several canal boats are owned here. The Champlain canal passes through the place, and also the Troy and Saratoga railroad. The canal here enters Hudson r. A bridge connects the place with Lansingburgh. It has 28 stores, cap. $47,535; 3 lumber yards, cap. $1,000; 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $92,115. 5 sch. 375 scholars. Pop. 1,824.

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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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