the W. branch of Deerfield River flow through
it. 13 miles N. W. by W. from Greenfield, and
103 N. W. by W. from Boston.
Heathsville, Va., c. h. Northumberland co. Near
the head of Coan River. 98 miles E. by N. from
Hebron, Ct., Tolland co. Hop River, a branch
of the Willimantic, waters this town. The vil-
lage of Hebron, with its Gothic church, is pleas-
ant and commands a good prospect. The sur-
face of the town is hilly, but fertile. North Pond,
in the S. part of the town, is a handsome sheet
of water. Hebron was first settled 1704 ; incor-
porated 1707. 20 miles S. E. from Hartford.
Hebron, Me., Oxford co. This is a good farm-
ing town, lying S. E. from Paris about 7 miles, and
42 W. S. W. from Augusta. Incorporated 1792.
Hebron, N. H., Grafton co. A considerable
part of Newfound Lake lies in the S. E. part of
this town. It has no river, nor any important
streams. Nearly one half of the town was in-
cluded in the grant of Cockermouth, now Gro-
ton. The remaining part was taken from
Plymouth. 9 miles S. W. from Plymouth, and
40 N. W. from Concord.
Hebron, N. Y., Washington co. Watered by
Black Creek. The surface is hilly; soil sandy
loam, yielding good crops of grass and grain.
8 miles N. from Salem, and 52 N. E. fifcm Albany.
Hebron, O., Licking co. At the intersection of
the Ohio Canal with the national road. It is 9
miles from Newark, and 27 from Columbus.
Hector, N. Y., Tompkins co. On the S. E.
border of Seneca Lake. Drained by several
small creeks. The surface is high and somewhat
uneven; soil suitable for grass. 14 miles W.
from Ithaca village, and 186 W. from Albany.
Heiddburg, Pa., Berks co. Tulpehocken, Spring,
and Cacoosing Creeks water this town. Surface
hilly in some portions; soil rich calcareous loam
and gravel, well suited to the growth of grass
Heidelburg, Pa.. Lebanon co. Drained on the
N. E. by Mill, a branch of Tulpehocken Creek,
and on the S. W. by Hammer Creek, a branch of
the Conestoga River, both mill streams. Surface
level; soil good.
Heidelburg, Pa., Lehigh co. Bounded on the
E. by the Lehigh River, and drained by Trout and
Jordan's Creeks. The Blue Ridge crosses the
N. part of this town, and at the N. E. extremity
is the Lehigh Water Gap. Soil gravelly.
Heidelburg, Pa., York co. Codorus and Ham-
mer Creeks water this town, the surface of which
is level, and the soil a rich calcareous loam. 15
miles S. W. from York.
Helena, As., c. h. Philips co. On the W. bank
of Mississippi River. 122 miles E. from Little
Hellam, Pa., York co. Bounded N. W. by Co-
dorus Creek, and N. E. by the Susquehanna Riv-
er, and drained by Grist Creek. Surface level;
soil fertile, being based upon limestone. 29 miles
S. from Harrisburg.
Hemlock, Pa., Columbia co. Mahoning, Great
and Little Pishing, and Hemlock Creeks drain
this town, and along its S. border run the Sus-
quehanna River and State Canal. Surface va-
ried ; soil clay and loam.
Hempjield, Pa., Westmoreland co. Buish, and
Big and Little Sewickly Creeks water thiis town.
Surface hilly; soil gravel and loam.
Hempstead County, As., c. h. at Washington.
Bounded N. by Pike co., E. by Clark and Wash-
ita, S. by Lafayette, and*W. by Sevier co. Wa-
tered on the N. E. by the Little Missouri and
branches, and W. by Red River. Soil mostly poor.
Hempstead, L. I., Queen's co., N. Y. Situated
22 miles E. from the city of New York, and 167
miles S. by E. from Albany. The township is
large, extending across Long Island, including
several villages, and an extensive heath of 15,000
acres, called Hempstead Plains, which lies un-
tilled, and is occupied as a common pasturage
ground. The surface is level, and the soil light,
but capable of being rendered highly productive
by cultivation. It is drained by several streams
running S. into Hempstead Bay, Jamaica Bay,
and the Atlantic. There are several islands be-
longing to this town, the largest of which are
Hog Island aqd Great Island, near the Atlantic
shore. On the same shore are Rockaway Beach
and Long Beach, which are places of much re-
sort from the cities of New York and Brooklyn
during the summer months.
The principal village, and that which bears the
name of the town, is delightfully situated on the
southern margin of the great Hempstead Plains.
It contains a Presbyterian, an Episcopal, and a
Methodist church, an academy and a female
seminary. A branch railroad, 2 miles long, con-
nects this place with the Long Island Railroad.
It is a most agreeable and healthful place of resi-
dence in the summer season.
North Hempstead is another village in this
town, situated at the head of Hempstead Harbor,
on the N. side of Long Island, where there is a
small population, and considerable business in
manufacturing, and in sloop navigation on the
Henderson County, Ky., c. h. at Henderson.
Bounded N. by the Ohio River, separating it from
Indiana, E. by Owen co., S. by Madison, and W.
by Union. Green River traverses the N. E. part
of this county, and forms a part of the E. boun-
dary. Canoe River waters the central portions,
and Highland Creek waters its S. W. border.
Henderson, Ky.. c. h. Henderson co. On the
S. bank of the Ohio River, 44 miles above the
mouth of the Wabash, and 197 miles from Frank-
Henderson County, N. C., c. h. at Henderson-
ville. Bounded N. by Buncombe, and E. by
Rutherford co., S. by South Carolina, and W. by
Macon and Haywood counties. Watered by
French Broad River and tributaries. Surface
mountainous; soil good, and particularly well
adapted to grazing.
Henderson, N. Y., Jefferson co. This town
comprises Stony, Gallop, and Little Gallop
Islands, in Lake Ontario. It is drained by Stony
and Little Stony Creeks. The surface is level;
soil rich sandy loam. 15 miles S. W. from Wa-
tertown, and 162 N. W. from Albany.
Henderson, Pa., Huntingdon co. The Juniata
River forms the S. W. and W. boundary of this
Henderson County, Te., c. h. at Lexington.
Bounded N. by Carroll, E. bv Perry, S. by Hardin
and McNairy, and W. by Madison co. Drained
by Big Sandy River, the head branches of Beech
River, and the S. fork of Forked Deer River.
Surface mostly level; soil fertile, yielding good
crops of grass, grain, and grapes.
Henderson County, Ts., c. h. at Buffalo. In the
N. E. angle. On the upper waters of Trinity.