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N. by Newton co., E. by Clarke, S. by Jones,
and W. by Smith. Drained by tributaries of
Leaf River.

Jasper County, Mo., Jasper shire town. Bounded
N. by Bates co., E. by Cedar, Dade, and Law-
rence, S. by Newton co., and W. by Indian terri-
tory. Surface undulating, and watered by a
branch of Neosho River; soil fertile.

Jasper, N. Y., Steuben co. Watered by Ben-
nett's and Tuscarora Creeks. Surface undulat-
ing; soil gravelly loam and clay. 18 miles
S. W. from Bath, and 240 W. by S. from Albany.

Jasper, Te., c. h. Marion co. On the W. side of
Sequatchy River. 114 miles S. E. from Nashville.

Jasper County, Ts., c. h. at Jasper. On the
middle E. border, between the Sabine and Naches.

Java, N. Y., Wyoming co. Drained by Sen-
eca and the head branches of Cattaraugus Creek.
The surface is rolling; soil clay loam. 15 miles
S. W. from Warsaw, and 263 W. from Albany.

Jay County, la., c. h. at Jay. Bounded N. by
Wells and Adams counties, E. by Ohio, S. by
Randolph, and W. by Delaware and Blackford
counties. Drained by Salamie River Soil chief-
ly fertile.

Jay, la., c. h. Jay co. On the N. side of Salamie
River. 100 miles N. E. from Indianapolis.

Jay, Me., Eranklin co. Jay lies at a bend of
Androscoggin River, 29 miles W. by N. from
Augusta, and 12 S. S. W. from Farmington.

Jay, N. Y., Essex co. The E. branch of the
Au Sable River waters this town, the surface of
which is broken by the Adirondack range of
mountains. Along the borders of the river are
some extensive and fertile plains. 18 miles N.
from Elizabeth, and 153 N. from Albany.

Jay, Vt., Orleans co. A part of this town is
very mountainous—Jay's Peak, lying in the S.
W. part; the other part is good arable land, and
would produce good crops if well cultivated. A
number of streams issue from the mountain, and
produce an ample water-power. Previous to the
last war with Great Britain, 5 or 6 families had
settled in this township, but during the wrar they
nearly all left it. A few families have since re-
turned, and the settlement has been advancing.
16 miles N. W. from Irasburg, and 50 N. from

Jefferson City, Mo. Capital of the state, and
seat of justice of Cole co. 130 miles W. of St.
Louis. It is situated on the S. side of the Mis-
souri River, about 9 miles above the mouth of
Osage River. The distance to St. Louis by
steamboat is 154 miles. It is built on elevated
and uneven ground, offering many handsome
situations for private residence. The public build-
ings arc the State House, a spacious and elegant
house for the governor, the state penitential,
an academy, and churches of various denomina-
tions. The place is rapidly growing in popula-
tion, business, and wealth.

Jefferson County, Aa., c. h. at Elvton. Bounded
N. by Blount co., E. and S. by St. Clair and Shel-
by, and W. by Tuscaloosa and Walker counties.
Drained by Locust Fork of Black Warrior River
and its tributaries.

Jefferson County, As., c. h. at Pine Bluffs.
Bounded N. by Pulaski, E. by Arkansaw, S. by
Desha and Dallas, and W. by Dallas and Saline
counties. The Arkansas River flows nearly
through the centre of this county, which is also
watered by branches of Bayou, Bartholomew, and
Saline Rivers.

Jefferson County, Fa., c. h. at Monticello.
Bounded N. by Georgia, E. by Oscilla River, sepa-
rating it from Madison co., S. by Appaiachee
Bay, and W. by Wakulla and Leon counties.
Mickasuky Lake lies in the W. part, and its out-
let, united with several other streams, and afford
ing some water power, sinks into the earth, and
disappears 2 miles S. E. from the lake. Soil fer-
tile in many portions.

Jefferson County, Ga., c. h. at Louisville.
Bounded N. and E. by Warren, Richmond, and
Burke counties, S. by a branch of Ogeechee
River, separating it from Emanuel co., and W.
by Washington co. Brier Creek runs on its N.
E. border, and Ogeechee River and branches.
Reedy and Mill Creeks, drain the interior.

Jefferson, Ga., c. h. Jackson co. On the W.
side of Oconee River. 95 miles N. from Mil-

Jefferson County, Is., c. h. at Mount Vernon.
Bounded N. by Marion, E. by Wayne and Ham-
ilton, S. by Franklin, and W. by Berry and
Washington counties. Branches of Big Muddy
and Little Wabash water this county, of which
one third of the surface is prairie, and the soil
tolerably fertile.

Jefferson County, la., c. h. at Madison. Incor
porated in 1809, and bounded N. by Jennings
and Ripley, E. by Switzerland co., S. by the
Ohio River and Clark co., and W. by Scott co.
Surface diversified and drained by branches of
Muscatauck River, by Indian Kentucky, and
Big and Lewis Creeks. Soil fertile.

Jefferson County, Io., c. h. at Fairfield. Incor-
porated in 1839, and bounded N. by Keokuck and
Washington counties, E. by Henry, S. by Van
Buren, and W. by Warello co. Drained by
Checauque or Skunk River and tributaries. Soil
fertile. Limestone and anthracite coal are found

Jefferson County, Ivy., c. h. at Lbuisville.
Bounded N. by Oldham co., E. by Shelby, S. by
Bullitt co., and W. by Salt River, separating it
from Hardin co., and the Ohio River, separating
it from Indiana. Floyd's Fork and Pond Creek,
branches of Salt River, water this county, opposite
which are the rapids of the Ohio, having a canal
around them.

Jefferson Parish, La., c. h. at Lafayette.
Bounded N. by the Mississippi River, separating
it from Orleans parish, E. by Plaquemine parish,
S. by Barrataria Bay, and W. by La Fourehe In-
terior and St. Charles parishes. The surface is
mostly too low for cultivation, except on the
borders of the rivers.

Jefferson, Me., Lincoln co. Jefferson lies at
the head of Damariscotta River, and embraces a
large body of water. It is otherwise watered by
several ponds, producing streams for mill seats,
which give to Jefferson great facilities for sawing
and transporting lumber. This is a flourishing
town in its trade and agricultural pursuits. It is
bounded N. by Washington, and S. by New-
castle. 28 miles E. S. E. from Augusta.

Jefferson County, Mi., c. h. at Fayette. This
county is bounded N. by Claiborne, E. by Copiah,
S. by Franklin and Adams counties, and W. by
the Mississippi River, separating it from Louis-
iana. Drained by Bayou Pierre and Homochitto
Rivers, and Fairchild's and Cole's Creeks and
branches. Soil poor in the E., but fertile in the
W. portions.

Jefferson County, Mo., c. h. at Hillsboro'.

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

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

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