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sell co., flows S. W., and falls into Clinch River,
in Scott co.

Copper Harbor, Houghton co., Mn. Situated
on the N. coast of Keewaiwona Point.

Corbeau Creek rises in Chazy, Clinton co-, N. Y.,
flows N. E., and enters the Chazy River at the
village of Corbeau, in the town of Champlain.

Core Sound, N. C., Opens on the N. E. into Pam-
lico Sound. It is 40 miles long. The island
which encloses it contains Cape Lookout on its S.

Gorkin's Creek, Pa., falls into the Delaware
River in Ion. 75° 10' W. and lat. 41° 18' N.

Corpus Christi Pass, Ts. The passage between
two islands which lie at the mouth of Nueces
River, and opposite the town of Corpus Christi.

Cortableau River, La., flows into the Atcha-
falaya. It is 35 miles long.

Coteau Percee Creek, Ma. It rises in the Benton
Lakes, flows S. W., and falls into the Sioux River.

Cote Blanche Bay, La. This bay sets up from
the Gulf of Mexico, and connects on the N. W".
with Vermilion Bay.

Cotentnea River, N. C. A branch of the Neuse
River, which it enters on the boundary between
Pitt and Lenoir counties.

Cottonwood Creek, Ca. It rises among the Coast
Mts., flows E., and empties into the Rio Sacra-
mento, of which it is a head branch.

Cottonwood Fork, Ca. A small W. branch of
Grand River.

Coupe River, On. An E. branch of the Willa-
mette River, which it enters below the Sandehan.

Cove Point, Calvert co., Md. A small point of
land projecting into Chesapeake Bay.

Cow Bay, North Hempstead, Queen's co., N. Y.,
an arm of Long Island Sound, extends inland
about 5 miles. It is navigable for steamboats,
and is partly surrounded
by highly cultivated
farms and country seats.

Cow Neck, North Hempstead, Queen's co., N. Y.,
a point of land about 6 miles long and 2^ miles
wide, lies between Hempstead harbor on the E.
and Cow Bay on the W. Sands' Point is on the
N. part.

Cowikee Creek, Aa. This stream is formed by
the junction of three principal forks, and enters
the Chattahoochee in Barbour co.

Coxsackie Creek rises in Greene co., N. Y., flows
N. E., and enters the Hudson in the town of New

Crab, or Hospital Island, N. Y., a part of the
town of Plattsburg, Clinton co., lies in Lake
Champlain, near Cumberland Head.

Crab-Tree Creek, Wake co., N. C., rises in the
S. W. part of Wake co., takes a circuitous easterly
course, and falls into the Neuse River.

Crabb River, Alleghany co., Md. A small trib-
utary of the N. fork of the Potomac River.

Craig's Creek, Bottetourt co., Va., is formed in
the S. W. part of the county by the junction of
two branches, flow's N. E., and empties into Cow
Pasture River.

Cranberry Islands, Hancock co., Me. These
islands lie a few miles E. by S. from Mount Desert,
and embrace Great and Little Cranberry, Sutton's
and Baker's Islands, and were attached to the
town of Mount Desert until 1830, when they
were incorporated. They afford good harbors,
and are well located for the shore fishery.

Cranberry Lake, N. Y. This small sheet of
water is situated in the S. part of Parishville, St.
Lawrence co.


Crane Island, N. C., lies in Hunting Sound, and
is about 6 miles in length.

Crane Island lies in the Potomac, 30 miles S. W
from Annapolis.

Crane Lake, Io. A small sheet of water sit-
uated near the head of Iowa River.

Crane Neck, in the town of Brookhaven, Suf-
folk co.,
N. Y., is a broad peninsula, extending
into Long Island Sound.:

. Craney Island, Va., lies in Hampton Road, at
the mouth of Elizabeth River, 5 miles S. W.
from Port George. A strong fort on this island
defends the entrance of James and Elizabeth

Crendrick Lake, N. C. Situated in Ion. 76° 55'
lat. 35° 46' N.

Cripple Creek, Va., rises in the E. part of Smyth
co., flows N. of E., and empties into New River.

Croatan Sound, N. C. Situated between Roan-
oke Island and
the main land of Tyrel co. It
contains several small islands.

Crockery Creek, Mn., rises in Kent and Neeway-
go counties, and flows S. W. across a part of
Ottowa co. into Grand River.

Crooked Creek, Is. It rises in the N. W. part
of McDonough co., flow's S.E., and empties into
the Illinois River, between Scbuyler and Brown

Crooked Creek, As. This stream rises in the
S. part of Carroll co., pursues a very winding
course, and falls into White River, having formed
a part of the boundary between Marion and
Searcy counties.

Crooked Lake, N. Y., lies chiefly in Steuben co.,
but extends N. into Yates co.; is 18 miles long,
and 1J miles wide. Near the centre it separates
into two forks, running northward, one 12 miles
and the other 8, and receding from each other,
until, at their extremities, they are 5 miles dis-
tant. At the point of their separation, a high
promontory, called Bluff Point, rises from the
water 800 feet. The outlet is at the north end of
the eastern branch, running 7 miles E. by N.,
until it falls into Seneca Lake, at Dresden. This
stream, in its course, has a fall of 269 feet, afford-
ing an excellent water power. Upon it, about
one mile below the outlet of the lake, stands the
village of Penn Yan. Erom this place to Seneca
Lake, a canal, called “ Crooked Lake Canal," has
been constructed, with 27 locks, at a cost of
$137,000. Through Seneca Lake, this navigable
communication is continued to the Erie Canal.
In the opposite direction, a steamboat plies daily
between Penn Yan and Hammond's Port, at the
S. end of Crooked Lake.

Crooked Lake, Mn. Situated in the N. W. part
of Wyandot co. It receives the waters of several
streams, and connects by its outlet with Cheboy-
gan River.

Crooked River, Oxford co., Me. This river
joins the outlet of Long Pond, and falls into
Sebago Lake.

Crooked River, Ky. A small branch of the E.
fork of Salt River, forming the boundary between
Anderson and Spencer counties.

Cross Island, Me. An island 3 miles long and
2 wide, lying off Machias Bay, and attached to
the town of Cutler.

Cross Creek, or River, rises in Westchester co.,
Y., and flows E. into Croton River, in the town
of Lewisborough.

Cross Lake, N. Y., through which flows Seneca
River, lies between the counties of Cayuga and

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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