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fork of White ltiver. 71 miles S. from Indian-

Brownstown, Mn., Wayne co. At the entrance
of Huron River into Lake Erie.

Brownsville, Ky., c. h. Edmonson co. 130 miles
S. W. from Lexington.

Bromnville, Me., Piscataquis co. 20 miles N.
from Dover. A good township of land.

Brownsville, 0., Licking co. On the national
road, 40 miles E. from Columbus.

Brownsville, Pa., Fayette co. On the E. .bank
of the Monongahela River, at the mouth of Red-
stone Creek. 191 miles E. by S. from Harris-
burg. The national road passes through it,
constitutes its principal street, and is carried
over the Monongahela by a fine bridge.

Brownsville, N. Y., Jefferson co. On the bor-
ders of Lake Ontario. Was settled in 1799 by
Major General Jacob Brown. Surface level; soil
highly fertile. 164-miles N. W. from Albany.

Brownsville, Te., c. h. Cameron co.

Brunswick, Ga., c. h. Glynn co. On Turtle
Creek, about 14 miles above the bar, and 8 miles
above the light-house on St. Simon's Island. It
has a fine, spacious harbor, with 13 feet of water
on the bar at lowest tides. 233 miles S. E. from
Milledgeville. A canal is in progress to connect
it with the Alatamaha River.

Brunswick, Me., Cumberland co. 33 miles S.
from Augusta, and 27 miles N. by E. from Port-
land. Brunswick is on the S. side of the An-
droscoggin River, with Topshavn directly op-
posite, with which it is connected by a substantial
bridge. It lies at the head of tidewater, the An-
droscoggin being navigable to the foot of the falls
at this place. Brunswick is handsomely laid out
and well built, principally on two wide streets
running parallel to each other, and united by
cross streets at right angles. The buildings of
Bowdoin College are situated on an elevated
plain at one extremity of the village, having in
the rear a handsome grove of evergreens. The
college buildings and the professors' houses are
arranged in good taste, and make a pleasing ap-
pearance. See

By the falls on the Androscoggin at this place,
Brunswick possesses a great water power. Vast
quantities of timber and logs are floated down
the river, to be sawn into boards at the numerous
mills which are in operation here. Cottons and
woollens are manufactured to some extent. Much
more of this extensive privilege remains to be
improved. Possessing such an exhaustless water
power, and being at the same time situated on
navigable waters, with its river coming down
about 140 miles, through the heart of a fertile
and healthy country, Brunswick has peculiar ad-
vantages for becoming a large manufacturing
town. This place is now connected, by railroad,
with Augusta, Portland, and Bath.

Brunswick County, N. C-, c. h. at Smithville. In
the southernmost corner, between the Cape Fear
River, Atlantic Ocean, and the S. C. boundary.
Surface low and marshy; soil sterile.

Brunswick, N, Y., Rensselaer co. The Poes-
tenkill and its tributaries water this town. The
surface is hilly, and there is a great variety of
soil. 4 miles E. from Troy.

Brunswick County, Ya., c. h. at Lawrenceville.
On the S. E. border. The Meherrin River flows
nearly through the centre of this county, and the
Roanoke touches the S. W. corner.

Brunswick, Vt., Essex co. On the W. side of

Connecticut River, and has some excellent mill
sites, on the waters of Nullegan River and
Wheeler • and Paul's Streams. 83 miles N. E.
from Montpelier.

Brutus, N. Y., Cayuga co. Watered by Branch
and Cold Spring Creeks, tributaries of Seneca
River. The Erie Canal passes through it. The
land is hilly ; the soil consists of clay and sandy
loam. 7 miles N. from Auburn, and 181, by
railroad, W. by N. from Albany.

Bryan County, Ga., c. h. at Bryan. In the east-
ern angle, bordering on the Atlantic, and bounded
N. by the Ogeeehee.

Bryan, 0., c. h. Williams co. 150 miles N.
W. from Columbus.

Buchanan County, Io., c. h. at Independence.
In the eastern part of the state. The Wapisap-
incon flows through it from N. W. to S. E.

Buchanan County, Mo., c. h. at Sparta. In the
N. W. angle of the state, bordering on the Mis-
souri River. Drained by the Little Platte

Bucks County, Pa., c. h. at Doylestown. Bound-
ed N. E. and E. by the Delaware River, separat-
ing it from New Jersey, S. by the Delaware
River and Philadelphia co., W. by Montgomery
co., and N. W. by Lehigh co. Watered by Nesh-
aming and Tolinton Creeks, and the head branches
of Perkiomen Creek. Surface diversified ; soil
of different qualities. There is one locality of
plumbago in this county.

Buckjield, Me., Oxford co. This town is finely
watered by a branch of Androscoggin River. It
is bounded on the W. by Paris, and is 34 miles
W. by S. from Augusta, and 50 N. by W. from
Portland. The soil of this town is very good.

Buckingham, Pa., Wayne co. Situated on the
W. bank of the Delaware River.

Buckingham, Pa., Bucks co. Soil a mixture of
clay, loam, and gravel. 104 miles E. by N. from

Buckingham County, Va., c. h. at Maysville.
Central. The James River runs on its N. and
W., and the Appomattox on its S. border.

Buckingham, Va., c. h. Buckingham co. 79
miles W. from Richmond.

Buckland, Ms., Franklin co. This town is
separated from Charlemont, of which it formerly
was a part, by Deerfield River. It has a good
mill stream, Clesson's River, which passes through
the town. The surface is uneven, but the soil
strong, and well adapted for grazing. 100 miles
W. by N. from Boston, and 10 W. from Green-

Buckland, Va., Prince William co. On Broad
Run, 111 miles N. from Richmond. Situation
elevated and romantic. Two or three flouring
mills are in operation here.

Bucksport, Me., Hancock co. On the E. side
of Penobscot River. 15 miles below Bangor, and
61 N. E. from Augusta. It has a fine harbor for
vessels of the largest class.

Bucksville, Ky., c. h. Cumberland co.

Bucksville, Horry district, S. C., takes its name
from its founder, Henry Buck; is situated on
the W. side of the Wacamaw River, about 5
miles above its junction with the Peedee, and
about 30 miles from Georgetown; has good
navigable water, for vessels of 200 or 300 tons,
and a large business in lumber and naval stores.

Bucyrus, O., c. h. Crawford co. On the left
bank of Sandusky River. 46 miles from San-
dusky City, and 60 from Columbus.

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