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Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States

State, Territories, Counties, Cities, Towns & Post Offices

1850


Transcribed by Jeana Gallagher and Sandy Stutzman
for the exclusive use of Genealogy Trails




PT is post town; PV is post village; PO is post office, PB is post borough, CH is court house, T is town

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Xenia CH, PT Greene Co OH The pop. of the township in 1830 was 4,127; in 1840, 4,913; in 1850, 7,055. Seat of justice of Greene co., O., 61 ms. S. W. of Columbus; from W. 454 ms. It is a large and rapidly-growing town, in the centre of a fertile and highly-cultivated country, and is watered by Little Miami river and Caesar's and Shawnee creeks, on the latter of which, three miles from its entrance into Little Miami river (of which it is a chief tributary), the principal village is located. Its streets are handsomely and regularly laid out, and adorned with several churches and other public buildings, together with many elegant private residences.
Xenia PO Clay Co IL    
Yallabusha County   Yallabusha Co MS Pop. in 1840, 12,248; in 1850, 17,258. Situated toward the north part of Mississippi, and traversed by Yallabusha river. Area, 720 square miles. Seat of justice, Coffeeville.
Yam Hill County   Yam Hill Co OR Pop. in 1850, 1,512. Situated in Oregon.
Yam Hill Falls PO Yam Hill Co OR    
Yancey County   Yancey Co NC Pop. in 1840, 5,962; in 1850, 8,205. Situated on the northwest boundary of North Carolina. Area, 1,760 square miles. Face of the country, mountainous. Seat of justice, Burnsville.
Yancey's Mills PO Albemarle Co VA   101 ms. N. W. of Richmond; from W. 136 ms.
Yanceyville CH, PV Caswell Co NC   Seat of justice of Caswell co., N. C., 87 ms. N. W. of Raleigh; from W. 263 ms.
Yanhanna PO Georgetown Dist SC    
Yankee Hill PO Menard Co IL    
Yankee Settlement PO Delaware Co IA    
Yankee Spring PT Barry Co MI 292 150 ms. W. of Detroit; from W. 615 ms.
Yaphank PO Suffolk Co, Long Island NY    
Yarborough PO Bossier Parish LA    
Yardleyville PV Makefield Twp, Bucks Co PA   128 ms. E. of Harrisburgh; from W. 168 ms. Watered by Delaware river.
Yardville PO Mercer Co NJ   6 ms. E. of Trenton; from W. 172 ms.
Yarmouth PT Barnstable Co MA 2,595 78 ms. S. E. of Boston; from W. 479 ms. Watered by Cape Cod bay and Atlantic ocean.
Yarmouth Port PV Yarmouth Twp, Barnstable Co MA   77 ms. S. E. of Boston; from W. 478 ms. Watered by an arm of Cape Cod bay.
Yates County   Yates Co NY Pop. in 1820, 11,025; in 1830, 19,019; in 1840, 20,444; in 1850, 20,590. Situated toward the westerly part of New York, with seneca lake on the east, and Crooked lake on the south. Area, 320 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, fertile. Seat of justice, Penn Yan.
Yates PT Orleans Co NY 2,242 266 ms. W. of Albany; from W. 409 ms. Watered by Johnson's creek and Lake Ontario.
Yatesville PO Potter Twp, Yates Co NY   197 ms. W. of Albany; from W. 330 ms.
Yatesville PO Lunenburgh Co VA   89 ms. S. W. of Richmond; from W. 208 ms.
Yatton PO Washington Co IA    
Yazoo County   Yazoo Co MS Pop. in 1830, 6,550; in 1840, 10,480; in 1850, 14,118. Situated in the westerly part of Mississippi, with Yazoo river on the northwest, and the Big Black on the southeast. Area, 650 square miles. Seat of justice, Benton.
Yazoo City PV Yazoo Co MS   60 ms. N. W. of Jackson; from W. 1,029 ms. Watered by Yazoo river.
Yell County   Yell Co AR Pop. in 1850, 3,341. Situated in the westerly part of Arkansas, with Arkansas river on the northeast. Area, 936 square miles. Seat of justice, Danville.
Yellow Branch PO Campbell Co VA   130 ms. W. of Richmond; from W. 208 ms.
Yellow Bud PO Ross Co OH    
Yellow Bush PO Chickasaw Co MS    
Yellow Creek PO Lumpkin Co GA    
Yellow Creek PO Tishamingo Co FL    
Yellow Creek PO Knox Co KY   146 ms. S. E. of Frankfort; from W. 492 ms.
Yellow Creek PT Columbiana Co OH 854  
Yellow Creek PO Stephenson Co IL    
Yellow Creek PT Charlton Co MO   111 ms. N. W. of Jefferson city; from W. 1,005 ms.
Yellow Creek T Linn Co MO    
Yellow Creek Furnace PO Montgomery Co TN   36 ms. N. W. of Nashville; from W. 747 ms.
Yellow Mountain PO Yancey Co NC    
Yellow Head Grove PO Will Co IL    
Yellow River PO Gwinnett Co GA    
Yellow River PO Marshall Co IN    
Yellow Spring PO Blair Co PA    
Yellow Spring PO Hampshire Co VA   169 ms. N. W. of Richmond; from W. 97 ms.
Yellow Spring PO Johnson Co IN   16 ms. S. of Indianapolis; from W. 580 ms.
Yellow Spring PO Des Moines Co IA    
Yellow Springs PO Claiborne Co TN   233 ms. E. of Nashville; from W. 472 ms.
Yellow Springs PV Miami Twp, Greene Co OH   52 ms. S. W. of Columbus; from W. 445 ms.
Yellow Stone PO Paulding Co GA    
Yellow Stone PO Lafayette Co WI    
Yellow Store PO Hawkins Co TN   254 ms. E. of Nashville; from W. 428 ms.
Yellville CH, PV Marion Co AR   Seat of justice of Marion co., Ark., 180 ms. N. of Little Rock; from W. 1,106 ms. Watered by a tributary of White river.
Yelvington PV Daviess Co KY   156 ms. W. of Frankfort; from W. 683 ms.
Ynooski PO Kalamazoo Co MI    
Yocony PO Itawamba Co MS    
Yocumtown PV York Co PA   21 ms. S. of Harrisburgh; from W. 113 ms.
Yocum Station PO Lee Co VA    
Yohogany PO Westmoreland Co PA    
Yolo County   Yolo Co CA Pop. in 1852, 1,307. Situated in the central part of California, extending from the summit of the Coast Range of mountains to the Sacramento river. Seat of justice, Fremont.
Yoncalla PO Benton Co OR    
Yonguesville PV Fairfield Dist SC   41 ms. N. of Columbia; from W. 468 ms. Watered by Little river.
Yonkers PT Westchester Co NY Pop. in 1810, 1,365; in 1820, 1,586; in 1830, 1,761; in 1840, 2,968; in 1850, 4,160. Formerly Philipsburgh, 132 ms. S. of Albany; from W. 242 ms. Watered by Bronx, Saw-Mill, and Hudson rivers.
York County   York Co ME Pop. in 1810, 41,877; in 1820, 46,283; in 1830, 51,710; in 1840, 54,034; in 1850, 60,106. Situated at the southwest corner of Maine, with the Atlantic ocean on the southeast, and Salmon Fall and Piscataqua rivers on the southwest. Area, 818 square miles. Seats of justice, Alfred and York.
York County   York Co PA Pop. in 1810, 31,958; in 1820, 38,759; in 1830, 42,658; in 1840, 47,010; in 1850, 57,450. Situated on the south boundary of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the northeast. Area, 864 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, varied. Seat of justice, York.
York County   York Co VA Pop. in 1810, 5,187; in 1820, 4,384; in 1830, 5,354; in 1840, 4,720; in 1850, 4,460. Situated on the southeast boundary of Virginia, with York river on the northeast, and Chesapeake bay on the east. Area, 150 square miles. Seat of justice, Yorktown.
York District   York Dist SC Pop. in 1810, 10,032; in 1820, 14,936; in 1830, 17,790; in 1840, 18,383; in 1850, 19,433. Situated on the north boundary of South Carolina, with Broad river on the west, and the Wateree on the east. Area, 700 square miles. Seat of justice, Yorkville.
York CH, PT York Co ME 2,980 Seat of justice of York co., Me, 92 ms. S. W. of Augusta; from W. 502 ms. Watered by York and Cape Neddock rivers.
York PT Livingston Co NY 2,785 238 ms. W. of Albany; from W. 354 ms. Watered by tributaries of Genesee river.
York PT York Co PA 1,960  
York CH, PB York Co PA 134 Seat of justice of York co., Pa., 24 ms. S. of Harrisburgh; from W. 90 ms. Watered by Codorus creek.
York PV Fayette Co GA   87 ms. N. W. of Milledgeville; from W. 691 ms.
York PT Athens Co OH 1,391 Watered by Hockhocking river.
York T Belmont Co OH 1,312 Watered by Ohio river and Captina creek.
York T Darke Co OH 499  
York T Lucas Co OH    
York T Medina Co OH 1,211  
York T Morgan Co OH 1,207  
York T Sandusky Co OH 1,811  
York T Tuscarawas Co OH 1,303  
York T Union Co OH 831  
York T Van Wert Co OH 375  
York PT Washtenaw Co MI 1,360 46 ms. W. of Detroit; from W. 511 ms.
York PT Switzerland Co IN 1,523  
York T Steuben Co IN    
York T Noble Co IN 565  
York PO Gibson Co IN    
York PV Crawford Co IL   142 ms. S. E. of Springfield; from W. 676 ms. Watered by Wabash river.
York PO Walker Co AL    
York PO Dane Co WI    
York Centre PO Du Page Co IL   151 ms. N. W. of Columbus; from W. 482 ms.
York Haven V Newberry Twp, York Co PA 131 14 ms. S. of Harrisburgh; from W. 100 ms. Watered by Susquehanna river.
York North Ridge PO Sandusky Co OH   99 ms. N. of Columbus; from W. 414 ms.
Yorkshire PT Cattaraugus Co NY 2,010 278 ms. W. of Albany; from W. 341 ms. Watered by Cattaraugus creek and tributaries.
York South Ridge PO Sandusky Co OH    
York Sulphur Springs PV Latimore Twp, Adams Co PA   21 ms. S. of Harrisburgh; from W. 89 ms.
Yorktown PT Westchester Co NY 2,273 112 ms. S. of Albany; from W. 275 ms.
Yorktown CH, PV York Co VA   Seat of justice of York co., Va., 70 ms. S. E. of Richmond; from W. 185 ms. Watered by York river.
Yorktown PV Delaware Co IN   50 ms. N. E. of Indianapolis; from W. 537 ms.
Yorktown PO Bureau Co IL    
Yorktown PO De Witt Co TX    
Yorkville PV City and County NY   Site of the receiving reservoir of the Croton water works.
Yorkville CH, PV York Dist SC 983 Seat of justice of York district, S. C., 79 ms. N. of Columbia; from W. 480 ms. Watered by a tributary of Broad river.
Yorkville PV Pickens Co AL   From W. 876 ms.
Yorkville PV Racine Co WI   96 ms. S. E. of Madison; from W. 796 ms.
Yorkville PV Gibson Co TN   143 ms. W. of Nashville; from W. 826 ms. Watered by a tributary of Obion river.
Yorkville PO Dearborn Co IN    
Yorkville PO Kalamazoo Co MI    
Yough Glades PO Alleghany Co MD   219 ms. N. W. of Annapolis; from W. 180 ms.
Young PT Indiana Co PA 1,513  
Young PT Jefferson Co PA    
Young PO McDonough Co IL   95 ms. N. W. of Springfield; from W. 868 ms.
Young Cane PO Union Co GA    
Youngers PO Boone Co ME   45 ms. N. of Jefferson city; from W. 930 ms.
Young Hickory PO Will Co IL    
Young Hickory PO Muskingum Co OH    
Young Hickory PO Washington Co WI    
Young's Cross Roads PO Granville Co NC   68 ms. N. of Raleigh; from W. 263 ms.
Young's Point PO Madison Parish LA    
Young's Settlement PO Bastrop Co TX    
Young's Store PO Laurens Dist SC    
Youngstown PV Porter Twp, Niagara Co NY   298 ms. W. of Albany; from W. 416 ms. Watered by Niagara river.
Youngstown PB Unity Twp, Westmoreland Co PA   158 ms. W. of Harrisburgh; from W. 184 ms.
Youngstown PT Mahoning Co OH 2,802 177 ms. N. E. of Columbus; from W. 290 ms. Watered by Mahoning river and tributaries.
Youngsville PV Warren Co PA   218 ms. N. W. of Harrisburgh; from W. 310 ms. Watered by Big Broken Straw creek.
Youngsville PO Sullivan Co NY    
Youngsville PV Tallapoosa Co AL   From W. 806 ms.
Youngsville PO Adams Co OH    
Young Womanstown PV Clinton Co PA   134 ms. N. of Harrisburgh; from W. 226 ms. Watered by Susquehanna river.
Yountsville PO Montgomery Co IN    
Ypsilanti PT Washtenaw Co MI 3,051 30 ms. W. of Detroit; from W. 517 ms. Watered by Huron river and Stony creek.
Yuba County   Yuba Co CA Pop. in 1852, 22,005. Situated in the northeastern part of California, and traversed by Feather, Yuba, and American rivers, and Honcut and Bear creeks. Seat of justice, Marysville.
Yuba City PO Yuba Co CA    
Zabriski PO De Witt Co IL    
Zachary PO Marshall Co AL    
Zackville PO Wirt Co VA    
Zane PT Logan Co OH 1,090  
Zanesville PV Logan Co OH   64 ms. N. W. of Columbus; from W. 451 ms. Watered by head waters of Mad river.
Zanesville CH, PT Muskingum Co OH   See State of Ohio; Cities
Zanesville PV Montgomery Co IL   38 ms. S. of Springfield; from W. 784 ms.
Zavalla PO Jasper Co TX    
Zebulon CH, PV Pike Co GA   Seat of justice of Pike co., Ga., 77 ms. W. of Milledgeville; from W. 696 ms.
Zebulon CH, V Pike Co AR   Seat of justice of Pike co., Ark., 136 ms. S. W. of Little Rock; from W. 1,201 ms. Watered by a tributary of Washita river.
Zelienople PV Conequenessing Twp, Butler Co PA 385 224 ms. W. of Harrisburgh; from W. 252 ms. Watered by Conequenessing creek.
Zenas PV Jennings Co IN   62 ms. S. of Indianapolis; from W. 565 ms.
Zeno PO York Dist SC    
Zilwaukie PO Saganaw Co MI    
Zimmerman PO Greene Co OH    
Zion PV Irdell Co NC   155 ms. W. of Raleigh; from W. 366 ms.
Zion PO Centre Co PA    
Zion PO Cecil Co MD    
Zion PO Grant Co IN    
Zion Hill PO Hamilton Co TN    
Zion Hill PO Amitie Co MS    
Zion Seminary PV Covington Co MS    
Zionsville PO Lehigh Co PA    
Zoar PO Eden Twp, Erie Co NY   296 ms. W. of Albany; from W. 353 ms.
Zoar PV Lawrence Twp, Tuscarawas Co OH   120 ms. N. E. of Columbus; from W. 319 ms. Watered by Tuscarawas river.
Zoar Bridge PV New Haven Co CT   51 ms. S. E. of Hartford; from W. 293 ms.
Zollersville PO Washington Co PA    



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