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Washington W., Floyd S., and Clarke S. E.
Several branches of White Eiver cross the

Scott County, Io., c. h. at Davenport. Bounded
N. by Clinton co., E. and S. by the Mississippi
Eiver, separating it from Illinois, and W. by
Muscatine and Cedar counties. Wabesipinica
Eiver runs on its N. E. border, and Allen's,
Duck, and Crow Creeks drain the interior.

Scott County, Ky., c. h. at Georgetown. The
soil is very productive. The county has Owen on
the N., Harrison N. E., Franklin W., Woodford
S. W, and Fayette S. E.

Scott County, Mi., c. h. at Hillsboro'. Bounded
N. by Leake, E. by Newton, S. by Smith, and
W. by Jackson co. Watered by branches of
Pearl, and by the head branches of Leaf Eiver.

Scott County, Mo., c. h. at Benton. Bounded
N. W. by Cape Girardeau co., N. E. by the Missis-
sippi Eiver, separating it from Illinois, S. E. and
S. by Mississippi and New Madrid counties, and
W. by Stoddard co. Surface diversified; soil
mostly of excellent quality. Whitewater and
James's Eivers drain this county.

Scott County, Mo., c. h. at Benton. S. E. part.
Has the Mississippi on the E., and Whitewater
on the W. Generally very fertile.

Scott, N. Y., Cortland co. Watered by the inlet
of Skaneateles Lake and the head branches of the
Tioughnioga Eiver. Surface somewhat uneven ;
soil good argillaceous and calcareous loam. 10
miles N. from Cortland, and 146 W. from Albany.

Scott, Pa., Wayne co. Bounded W. by the
Susquehanna Eiver, and drained by Starucea,
Shrawder's, and Shoohokin Creeks. Surface
hilly; soil gravel and loam. 199 miles N. E.
from Harrisburg.

Scott County, Te., c. h. at Huntsville. New.

Scott County, Ya., c. h. at Estillville. Tennes-
see bounds it on the S., Lee co., Va.,
W., Cum-
berland Mountains, or Virginia, N., Eussell co.,,
Va., N. E., and Washington S. E. Powell's,
Clinch, and Holston Eivers, with their numerous
confluents, drain this county. Surface generally
hilly, or mountainous.

Scottsville, Ky., c. h. Allen co. On a small
branch of Big Barren Eiver. 45 miles E. from
Eussellville, and by post road 160 S. W. by S.
from Frankfort.

Scottville, Ky., c. h. Allen co. On a branch of
Green Eiver. 148 miles S. W. from Frankfort.

Scriba, N. Y., Oswego co. Watered by several
small streams flowing into Lake Ontario, which
bounds it on the N., while Oswego Eiver forms
the W. boundary. Surface rather hilly; soil
tolerably good sandy loam. 162 miles N. W.
from Albany.

Scriven County, Ga., c. h. at Jacksonboro'.
Effingham co. is on the S. E., Ogeechee Eiver S.
W., Burke N. W., and Savannah Eiver N. E.
The county is situated between Savannah and
Ogeechee Eivers.

Seabrook. N. H., Eockingham co., was formerly
a part of Hampton Falls. The rivers are Black,
Brown's, and Walton's. Many of the rivulets
abound with bog ore of iron. This town derives
its name from the number of rivers and rivulets
meandering through it. First settlers, Christopher
Hussy, Joseph Dow, and Thomas Philbrick, in
1638. 17 miles S. W. from Portsmouth by rail-
road, and 50 S. E. from Concord.

Searcy County, As., c. h. at Lebanon. Bounded
N. by Marion and Fulton, E. by Izard, S. by Van

Buren, and W. by Newton and Carroll counties.
Drained by branches of White Eiver.

Searcy, As., c. h. White co. On the S. W.
side of Little Eed, a branch of White Eiver. 50
miles N. N. E. from Little Eock.

Searsburg, Vt., Bennington co. Searsburg is
too elevated on the Green Mountains either for
cultivation, population, or wool growing. It pre-
sents, from almost every point, wild and beauti-
ful landscapes. 11 miles E. from Bennington,
and 20 W. from Brattleboro'.

Searsdale, N. Y., Westchester co. Bounded on
the W. by Bronx Eiver. Surface rolling; soil
sandy and clay loam. 4 miles S. from White
Plains, and 135 from Albany.

Searsmont, Me., Waldo co. Searsmont has a
good soil, and some beautiful ponds. It is
pleasant and flourishing town, 30 miles E. from
Augusta, and 12 S. W. from Belfast.

Searsport, Me., Waldo co. On Penobscot Bay.
Incorporated in 1845, from Prospect and a part
of Belfast, which it adjoins on the N. It has a
good harbor.

Seaville, Me., Hancock co. This town was in.
corporated in 1838, and was formerly a part of
the town of Mount Desert. It includes Bart-
lett's, Eobinson's, Hardwood, and other smaller
islands on the coast.

Sebago, Me., Cumberland co. This town lies
between Sebago Lake and Hancock Pond, and
was taken from Baldwin in 1826. It lies 87 miles
S. W. by W. from Augusta, and 30 N. W. from
Portland. It has a good soil, and is watered by
small streams.

Sebec, Me., Piscataquis co. A good township.
87 miles N. N. E. from Augusta.

Sedgwick, Me., Hancock co. On the W. side
of Blue Hill Bay. 87 miles E. of Augusta.

Sequin, Ts., c. h. Guadaloupe co.

Seekonk, Ms., Bristol co. In 1812, the W. part
of Eehoboth was incorporated into a distinct
township, by its Indian name of
Seekonk, which
is the Indian name for
wild or black goose, great
numbers of which used to alight in Seekonk
Eiver and Cove. The Seekonk and Providence
Eivers bound this town on the W. Th^re is con-
siderable water power here. The Boston and
Providence Bailroad passes through the town.
The distance to Boston is 38^ miles.

Selma, Aa., Dallas co. On the N. bank of
Alabama Eiver. 83 miles S. S. E. from Tus-

Sempronius, N. Y., Cayuga co. Watered by
Skaneateles Lake and several small streams. It
has a rolling surface and productive soil. 16
miles S. E. from Auburn, and 156 W. from

Seneca County, N. Y., c. h. at Ovid and Water-
loo. Formed from Cayuga co. in 1804. Bounded
N. by Wayne, E. by Cayuga, S. by Tompkins,
and W. by Ontario and Yates counties. Cayuga
Lake forms a part of the E., and Seneca of the
W. boundary, and across the N. part flows the
Seneca Eiver. Surface pleasantly diversified with
hills and valleys; soil mostly fertile calcareous
loam and mould. There are some important
mineral springs in this county, and several ex-
tensive beds of gypsum. The Cayuga and Seneca
Canal, and Auburn and Eochester Bailroad run
parallel with the Seneca Eiver.

Seneca, N. Y., Ontario co. Bounded S. E. by
Seneca Lake, and is watered by Flint Creek.
Surface undulating and hilly; soil fertile

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