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and Appling S., Appling and Tatnall W., and
Alatamaha, or Elbert and McIntosh counties,
N. E. Great and Little St. Ilia Eivers traverse
this county, and Turtle River rises in it.

Wayne County, Is., has Johnson and Union

S., Jackson and Randolph W., Jefferson N., and
White and Gallatin E. The W. branch of Little
Wabash drains the county.

Wayne County, la., c. h. at Centreville. Ohio
is on the E., Union co., Ia., S., Fayette S. W.,
Henry W., and Randolph N. The sources of
Whitewater River drain the county.

Wayne County, Io., c. h. at Corydon. On the
southern border. Central. Watered by the S.
fork of Chariton River.

Wayne County, Ky., c. h. at Monticello. This
county is drained principally by Big Sinking
Creek, a branch of the Cumberland. It is bound-
ed N. by Cumberland River, or Adair and Pu-
laski counties, E. by Whitely, S. by Tennessee,
and W. by Cumberland co., in Kentucky.

Wayne, Me., Kennebec co. Wayne lies N. of
Leeds, and is situated a little below the centre of
a chain of beautiful lakes or ponds, whose outlet,
which passes through the town, falls into the An-
droscoggin. The centre of the town is about 4
miles E. of the Androscoggin, and 16 W. from
Augusta. The surface of the town is undulating,
and the soil fertile. It was incorporated in 1798.

Wayne County, Mn., c. h. at Detroit. Detroit
River and St. Clair Lake are on the S. E.,
McComb co. N. E., Oakland N. W., and Monroe
S. W. and S. It has generally a level surface,
rising by a very gentle acclivity from Lake St.
Clair and Detroit River, and gradually becoming
flat, receding from these waters. This county has
a very productive soil, and is drained by the Ri-
viere Rouge.

Wayne County, Mi., c. h. at Winchester. This
county is bounded by Alabama E., Greene co., in
Michigan, S., Covington W., and the Choctaw
country N. Chickasawhay and other branches of
Pascagoula River drain it.

Wayne County, N. Y., c. h. at Lyons, was formed
from Ontario co. in 182,3. It is bounded N. by
Lake Ontario, E. by Cayuga, S. by Seneca and
Ontario, and W. by Monroe co. Watered by
Clyde River and several small streams flowing
into Lake Ontario. Surface undulating and some-
what ridgy; soil fertile, yielding abundant har-
vests of fruit and grain. Different kinds of iron
ore, gypsum, marl, and water limestone are abun-
dant; there are also numerous sulphur and a few
salt springs. The Erie Canal follows the course
of the Clyde River through this town.

Wayne, N. Y., Steuben co. Watered by Little
and Mud Lakes on the E., and Crooked Lake on
the W. Surface chiefly level; soil well adapted
to grain. 14 miles N. E. from Bath, and 198 W.
from Albany.

Wayne County, N. C., c. h. at Waynesboro'.
Wayne co. is bounded N. by Nash and Edge-
comb, E. by Greene and Lenoir, N. W. by John-
son, S. W. by Sampson, and S. by Duplin.
Neuse River crosses the county.

Wayne County, 0., c. h. at Wooster. Medina
co. is on the N., Stark on the E., Coshocton on
the S., and Richland on the W. It was laid out
in 1808, by General Wayne, from whom it de-
rived its name ; but it was not organized until
January, 1812. People from Pennsylvania set-
tled here in 1805. The land is excellent, and is
high and elevated, with extensive prairies scat-
tered here and there. The most important streams
are Killbuck River, Chippewa, Sugar, and the
Lake Fork of Mohican Creek.

Wayne County, Pa., c. h. at Bethany. New
York is on the N. of this county, Delaware Riv-
er, or Delaware co., N. Y., E., Pike co. S. E.,
and Luzerne and Susquehanna counties W. It
is drained by the Lackawaxen and other creeks
of the Delaware. It has a hilly and broken sur-
face, and generally thin and poor soil.

Wayne, Pa., Erie co. French Creek and a
branch of Broken Straw Creek water this town,
the surface of which is hilly, and the soil gravelly
loam. 250 miles N. W. from Harrisburg.

Wayne, Pa., Greene co. Watered by Dunk-
ark's Creek and branches. Surface hilly; soil
loam. 15 miles S. W. from Waynesburg.

Wayne, Pa., Mifflin co. This town is bounded
on the E. by the Blue Ridge, and drained by the
Juniata River.

Wayne County, Te., c. h. at Waynesboro'. Lau-
derdale co., in Alabama, is on the S., Hardin co.,
Te., W., Perry N., and Lawrence E. The great
bend of the Tennessee River encircles this county,
where that stream turns N. on entering the state ;
and though in no place actually reaching Tennes-
see River, the creeks of this county are discharged
from it like radii from a centre.

Wayne County, Ya., c. h. at Trout's Hill. W.
part. Separated from Kentucky by the Big
Sandy, and from Ohio by the Ohio River. Hilly.

Wayne, Ya., c. h. Wayne co.

Waynesboro1, Ga., c. h. Burke co. On a branch
of Brier Creek. 82 miles E. from Milledgeville.

Waynesboro', N. C., c. h. Wayne co. On the
N. side of Neuse River, just below the entrance
of Little River, and 51 miles S. E. from Raleigh.

Waynesburg, Pa., c. h. Greene co. On the
N. side of Ten Mile Creek, 12 miles from its
mouth, and 222 miles W. by S. from Harrisburg.

Waynesboro'', Te., c. h. Wayne co. On the W.
side of Green River. 99 miles S. W. from Nash-

Waynesboro', Va., Augusta co. On South Riv-
er, at the W. foot of Blue Ridge. 30 miles W.
by N. from Charlottesville, and 105 miles W. N.
W. from Richmond. Has a fine water power,
and contains extensive manufacturing establish-

Weare, N. H., Hillsboro' co. The only river
in Weare is the N. W. branch of Piscataquog; it
affords some good mill sites. Here are 3 ponds.
Rattlesnake Hill, nearly in the centre of the N.
line of the town, abounds with shelving rocks,
abrupt precipices, forming dens and caves. Dur-
ing the summer season, the reptile from which it
takes its name, is frequently found. The town,
though rather broken, is not mountainous. It
has small swamps and some good meadows. It
received its name in honor of Meshech Weare,
chief justice of the province of New Hampshire.
First settlers, emigrants from Massachusetts,
about the year 1749. . From Concord 14 miles
S. W., and 17 N. N. W. from Amherst.

Weathersfidd, Yt., Windsor co. This town lies
on the W. side of Connecticut River, at the
“ Bow,'' so called from a bend in the river. It
contains large tracts of rich meadow land, and
the uplands are of a good quality. This town is
large, and contains a number of pleasant villages.
It is watered by several ponds and by Black
River. From Mt. Ascutney, at the N. part of the
town, is a delightful prospect. Perkinsville, situ-

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