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setts. 18 miles N. E. from Bennington, and 22
N. W. from Brattleboro'.

Strawntoun, Pa., Bucks co. On Tohicon Creek,
about 40 miles W. of N. from Philadelphia.

Strong, Me., Eranklin co. A good township. On
both sides of Sandy River. 45 miles N. W. from

Stroudsburg, Pa., c. h. Monroe co. On the N.
bank of Smithfield Creek. 3 miles N. W. from
the Delaware Water Gap, and 124 N. E. by E.
from Harrisburg.

Sturbridge, Ms., Worcester co. This town was
formerly called Tantuesque by the Indians, and
New Medfield by the English. It is a pleasant
town, and well watered by Quinebaug River.
The surface is uneven and hilly, and the soil hard
to subdue. There are some good fish ponds in
the town, which serve to swell the Quinebaug.
18 miles S. W. from Worcester, and 60 W. S. W.
from Boston.

Stuyvesant, N. Y., Columbia co. On the E.
bank of the Hudson River. A hilly town with a
productive soil. 12 miles N. from Hudson, and 18'
S. from Albany.

Success, N. II., Coos co. There are several con-
siderable mountains in this town, and 2 or 3
ponds. Narmarcungawack and Live Rivers rise
here, and pass westerly into the Androscoggin.
This town is exceedingly rough and hard to cul-
tivate. First granted, in 1773, to Benjamin Mac-
kay and others. 143 miles N. by E. from Concord,
and about 30 E. from Lancaster.

Sudbury, Ms., Middlesex co. This ancient town
is situated on the W. side of a river of the same
name. It is watered by a branch of Sudbury
River, and has some water power. The surface
is pleasant, and rather romantic. Along the
borders of the river are large tracts of meadow
land, some of which is very valuable. Sudbury
was first settled in 1638.    19    miles    W.    from

Boston, and 6 S. S. W. from Concord.

Sudbury, Yt., Rutland co. Otter Creek touches
upon the eastern border of this town. The other
streams are small. Hubbardton Pond extends
into the S. part, and there are in town several
smaller ponds, of which Hinkum Pond is the
most considerable. The surface is uneven, and a
high ridge of land extends through the town.
The soil is generally a rich loam ; the timber
principally pine, beech, and maple. There is a
small village in the easterly part of the town.
This town was chartered in 1761 ; the early set-
tlers were generally from Connecticut. 43 miles
S. W. from Montpelier, and 17 N. W. from

Suffield, Ct., Hartford co. Suffield lies on the
W. side of Connecticut River, and is bounded N.
by Massachusetts, to which state it was attached
until 1752. This territory was purchased about
the year 1670, of two Indian chiefs, for $100. The
surface on the banks of the river is elevated, and
although the town is without much alluvial
meadow, the soil being of a strong, deep loam, is
very fertile and productive. Suffield contains
some of the best farms in the state. The principal
village is pleasantly located on rising ground. It
contains many handsome buildings ; it is the site
of the Connecticut Literary Institution, and com-
mands delightful views of the river and circum-
jacent country. 16 miles N. from Hartford.

Suffolk County, Ms., c. h. at Boston. It includes
the city of Boston and the towns of Chelsea,
North Chelsea, and Winthrop.

Suffolk County, N. Y., c. h. at Riverhead.
Incorporated in 1683. It is bounded N. by Long
Island Sound, E. and S. by the Atlantic Ocean,
and W. by Queens co. Surface somewhat broken
and hilly on the N., but elsewhere level; soil
easily tilled and productive. Watered by Peconie
River and several small streams. There are sev-
eral islands attached to this county, the princi-
pal of which are Gardiner's, Shelter, and Fisher's

Suffolk, N. Y., c. h. Suffolk co. 226 miles
S. S. E. from Albany.

Suffolk, Va., c. h. Nansemond co. On the E.
side of Nansemond River. 28 miles N. W. by W.
from Norfolk, and 85 S. E. from Richmond.

Sullivan County, la., c. h. at Sullivan. Various
creeks of the Wabash drain this county. It is
bounded by Vigo N., Martin E., Davies and Knox

S., and the Wabash River W.

Sullivan, Me., Hancock co. At the head of
Frenchman's Bay. 93 miles E. from Augusta.

Sullivan County, Mo., N. part. Watered by trib-
utaries of the Grand River, which run through
it from N. to S.

Sullivan County, N. II., c. h. at Newport. This
county is bounded N. by Grafton co., E. by Mer-
rimac and a part of Hillsboro' counties, S. by
Cheshire co., and W. by Connecticut River, or
the state of Vermont. It was taken from Cheshire
co. in 1827. The surface is elevated, but not
mountainous. Croydon Mountain is the highest
Along the streams, particularly on Connecticut
River, the soil is rich and exceedingly productive.
The uplands produce good grain, and afford ex-
cellent pasturage. There is a great variety of de-
lightful scenery in this county. Besides the Con-
necticut, which waters its whole western frontier,
the Ashuelot, Cold, Sugar, Little Sugar Rivers,
and other streams, furnish the county with an
abundant water power, and Sunapee Lake and
numerous ponds give beauty to its otherwise
varied and picturesque scenery.

Sullivan County, N. Y., c. h. at Thompson.
Formed from Ulster co. in 1809. It is bounded
N. by Delaware and Ulster, E. by Ulster and
Orange, S. and S. W. by Orange co. and the Del-
aware River, which separates it from Pennsylva-
nia. Watered by several small lakes, and by
Delaware, Neversink, and Mongoup Rivers. Sur-
face hilly and mountainous, the Shawangunk
Mountain lying on the E. border; soil fertile in
the valleys, and mostly good for grazing on the
uplands. Lead ore is the principal mineral. The
Delaware and Hudson Canal and the New York
and Erie Railroad both cross this county.

Sullivan, N. Y., Madison co. Watered by
Caneseraga and Chittenango Creeks, flowing into
Oneida Lake, which bounds it on the N. Surface
level and undulating; soil of excellent quality,
consisting of rich alluvion on the N. 18 miles
N. W. from Morrisville, and 129 from Albany.

Sullivan County, Pa., c. h. at La Port. N. cen-
tral part. Hilly. Drained by northern tributa-
ries of the W. branch of the Susquehanna.

Sullivan County, Te., c. h. at Blountville. Scott
and Washington counties, Va., are on the N.,
Ashe co., N. C., E., Carter co., in Te., S. E., Wash-
ington S., and Hawkins
W. Part of the surface
is mountainous, the rest hilly. From E. to W.,
through the whole length of the county, flows
Holston Rive^ and in its course receives the
Wantauga from the S. E.

Summer Hill, N. Y., Cayuga co. Watered by

A Gazetteer of the United States of America by John Hayward.

Hartford, CT: Case, Tiffany and Company. 1853. Public domain image

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