Henderson County, Is., c.h. atOquaka. On the
N. W. border. Washed by the Mississippi.
Hendersonville, N. C., c. h. Henderson co. On
French Broad River. 490 miles W. of Raleigh.
Hendricks County, la., c. h. at Danville. Bound-
ed N. by Boone, E. by Marion, S. by Morgan,
and W. by Putnam and Montgomery counties.
Drained by Eel River, and White Lick and
Mud Creeks, affording good hydraulic power.
Surface undulating; soil fertile.
Hennepin, Is., Putnam co. On the E. bank of
Illinois River, at the great bend, and on the bor-
der of De Pru prairie. N. from Springfield 118
miles. At a moderate stage of water, steamboats
go up to this place.
Henniker, N. II., Merrimac co. Few places af-
ford better prospects for the successful operation
of water machinery than this town. Contoocook
River passes through its centre. There are sev-
eral ponds of considerable size. Long Pond is the
largest, being between 1 and 2 miles in length,
and from 40 to 80 rods wide. Craney Hill is the
principal elevation. It is mostly in a state of
cultivation. The soil of the hills is favorable for
wheat; the valleys produce good crops of corn.
Henniker received its present name from Gov-
ernor Wentworth, in honor of his friend Henniker,
probably John Henniker, Esq., a merchant in
London, and a member of the British Parliament.
First settler, James Peters, in 1761. Distances,
23 miles N. W. from Amherst, and 15 W. from
Henrico County, Va., c. h. at Richmond. Bound-
ed N. and N. E. by the Chickahominy River, sep-
arating it from Hanover and New Kent counties,
S. E. by Charles City co., S. and S. W. by James
River, separating it from Chesterfield co., and N.
W. by Goochland co. Surface undulating; soil
Henrietta, Mn., Jackson co.
Henrietta, N. Y., Monroe co. Watered on the
W. by the Genesee River. The surface is roll-
ing ; soil very fertile. 10 miles S. from Roches-
ter, and 228 W. by N. from Albany.
Henrietta, O., Lorain co. This township is
situated on the great E. and W. mail road. 35
miles W. from Cleveland, and 133 N. E. from
Henry County, Aa., c. h. at Abbeville. Bound-
ed N. by Barbour co., E. by the Chattahoochee
River, separating it from Georgia, S. by Florida,
and W. by Dale co. Soil sterile, and watered
by branches of the Chattahoochee River.
Henry County, Ga., c. h. at McDonough. Bound-
ed N. by De Kalb, E. by Newton and Butts, S.
by Pike, and W. by Fayette co. The Ockmulgee
River forms its N. E. boundary. Drained by
branches of Ockmulgee and Flint Rivers.
Henry County, Is., c.h. at Morriston. Bound-
ed N. by Whitesides, E. by Bureau, S. E. by
Stark, S. by Knox, and W. by Mercer and Rock
Island counties. Watered by Rock, Green, and
Edwards Rivers. The N. part of this county is
low and marshy, but in some portions the soil is
Henry County, la., c. h. at New Castle. Bound-
ed N. by Delaware co., E. by Randolph and
Wayne, S. by Fayette and Rush, and W. by
Hancock and Madison counties. Drained by
Flat Rock and Blue Rivers and Fall Creek, af-
fording some water power. Surface slightly un-
even in some parts, but mostly level.
Henry County, Io., c. h. at Mount Pleasant.
Bounded N. by Washington and Louisa counties,
E. by Des Moines, S. by Lee, and W. by Van Bu-
ren and Jefferson counties. Watered by Che-
cauque or Skunk River and its branches, and
Big Brush and Little Cedar Creeks. Surface
high and rolling ; soil very fertile.
Henry County, Ky., c. h. at New Castle. Bound-
ed N. by Carroll co., E. by Owen and Franklin, S.
by Shelby, and W. by Oldham and Trimble coun-
ties. The Kentucky River forms its N. E. boun-
dary, and its branches, with those of the Little
Kentucky, drain the surface of this county.
Henry County, Mo., c. h. at Clinton. Bounded
N. by Johnson co., E. by Benton, S. by St. Clair,
and W. by Bates and Van Buren counties.
Drained by Grand, a branch of Osage River.
Henry County, 0., c. h. at Napoleon. This coun-
ty is in the north-western part of the state, and is
well watered by several small streams and the
Maumee River, which passes through its centre
from W. to E. In some parts, the soil is very
rich and productive. It is a flourishing county,
and has the Wabash and Erie Canal passing
Henry County, Te., c. h. at Paris. Bounded N.
by Kentucky, E. by the Tennessee River, sepa-
rating it from Steward co., and by Benton co., S.
by Carroll, and W. by Weakley co. Drained by
the Big and Little Sandy Rivers, and the middle
and S. forks of Obion River.
Henry County, Va., c. h. at Martinsville. Bound-
ed N. by Franklin, E. by Pittsylvania co., S. by
North Carolina, and W. by Patrick co. Drained
by Smith's and Mary's, and branches of Dan
Henry Clay, Pa., Fayette co. The Yiough-
iogeny River and branches water this town. Sur-
face mountainous; soil gravel.
Hepburn, Pa., Lycoming co. Watered on its
boundaries by Plunket's, Loyalsock, and Lyco-
ming Creeks. Surface hilly and mountainous;
soil gravel and slate. 9 miles N. from Williams-
Herculaneum, Mo., Jefferson co. On the W.
bank of Mississippi River. 30 miles below St.
Louis, and 160 miles from Jefferson City. A
great mart of the surrounding lead region. There
are several shot factories here.
Hereford, Pa., Berks co. Watered by Perkio-
men Creek and its W. branch. On the N. E. is
Shroub's Mountain. 80 miles E. from Harris-
Herkimer County, N. Y., c. h. at Herkimer.
This county was incorporated in 1791, but has
since been enlarged. It is bounded N. by St.
Lawrence, E. by Hamilton, Fulton, and Mont-
gomery, S. by Otsego, and W. by Oneida and
Lewis counties. It contains numerous lakes>and
ponds, whch are the sources of Black, Moose, In-
dependence, and Beaver Rivers, and West Cana-
da Creek. The Mohawk Rives also crosses its
S. part. Surface hilly and mountainous, being
traversed by Adirondack range; soil extremely
fertile in the valley of the Mohawk, and in the
N. parts well adapted to the growth of grass.
This county affords iron ore, gypsum, lead, and
in the vicinity of Little Falls are found most
exquisite specimens of rock crystal. The Utica
and Schenectady Railroad here follows the N.,
and the Erie Canal the S. shores of the Mohawk
Herkimer, N. Y., c. h. Herkimer co. On the
N. bank of the Mohawk River, and watered