branches. Soil calcareous loam. 149 miles W.
Lima, N. Y., Livingston co. Honeoye Creek
and one of its branches water this town. Surface
rolling; soil fertile. 12 miles N. E. from Gene-
seo, and 213 N. of W. from Albany.
Lima, 0., c. h. Allen co. On Ottawa River,
20 miles from its mouth, and 100 miles N. W.
by W. from Columbus.
Limerick, Me., York co. Little Ossipee River
waters this town. It lies 28 miles W. from Port-
land, 85 S. W. from Augusta, and 15 N. by W.
from Alfred. This is a good farming town, with
a pleasant village, and an academy, incorporated
in 1812. The town was incorporated in 1787.
Limerick, Pa., Montgomery co. Bounded S.
by the Schuylkill River. 78 miles E. from Har-
Limestone County, Aa., c. h. at Athens. Bound-
ed N. by Tennessee, E. by Madison co., S. by the
Tennessee River, separating it from Morgan and
Lawrence counties, and W. by Lauderdale co.
Elk River and its branches, Swan River, and
Piney and Limestone Creeks drain this county.
Limestone, Pa., Columbia co. A level town,
watered by Chilisquaque Creek and Limestone
Run. Soil calcareous loam. 10 miles N. W.
Limestone County, Ts., c. h. at Springfield. A
central county. Between the Brazos and Trinity
Liminyton, Me., York co. This town is bound-
ed on the S. by Limerick, and is watered by Saco
River on the S. and W. The town has a good
soil, very productive of hay, wheat, and other
grain. It lies 28 miles W. N. W. from Portland.
Lincoln County, Ga., c. h. at Lincolnton.
Bounded N. by Broad River, separating it from
Elbert co., E. by the Savannah River, separating
it from South Carolina by Little River, sepa-
rating it from Columbia co., and W. by Wilkes co.
Drained by Fishing and Soap Creeks, branches
of the Savannah.
Lincoln County, Ky., c. h. at Stanford. Bounded
N. by Doyle, E. by Garrard and Rockcastle, S.
by Pulaski, and W. by Casey co. Watered by
Dick's River and branches, and the head branches
of Green River. Surface elevated table land.
Lincoln County, Me., Topsham, Wiscasset, and
Warren shire towns. In the S. W. part of the
state. Bounded S. by the Androscoggin and the
coast between the Kennebec and the Penobscot,
comprising many rivers, inlets, and excellent har-
bors. The Kennebec, Muscongus, Damariscotta,
Sheepseot, and St. George's Rivers flow S.
through it. The soil is tolerably fertile, but
commerce and the fisheries chiefly engross atten-
tion. The Kennebec Railroad passes N. and S.
Lincoln, Me.. Penobscot co. A large township
on the E. side of the Penobscot, at the mouth of
Matanawcook, where is a pleasant village. 45
miles N. by E. from Bangor.
Lincoln, Ms., Middlesex co. Though rough, it
contains some of the best farms in the county.
Flint's or Sandy Pond, containing about 197
acres, derived its name from its being situated
on the farm of Ephraim Flint, one of the ori-
ginal owners of Lincoln. It is a favorite resort
for pickerel. From the depot of the Fitchburg
Railroad, in this town, to the centre village,
is about a mile and a half; to Boston 16^
Lincoln County, Mo., c. h. at Troy. Bounded
N. W. and N. by Pike co., E. by the Mississippi
River, S. by St. Charles and Warren counties,
and W. by Montgomery co. Watered by Cuivre
River and branches.
Lincoln County, N. C., c. h. at Lincolnton.
Bounded N. by Catawba co., E. by Great Catawba
River, separating it from Iredell and Mecklen-
burg counties, S. by South Carolina, and W. by
Cleaveland co. Drained by Little Catawba
River and branches, Dutchman's Creek, and
Buffalo Creek, a branch of Broad River.
Lincoln, N. H., Grafton co., is a mountainous
township. The middle branch of the Pemige-
wasset passes through the town. Bog, Fish, and
Loon Ponds are here. There are many eleva-
tions, of which Kinsman's Mountain is the
largest. In the N. part of the town are two
large gulfs, made by an extraordinary discharge
of water from the clouds, in 1774. The numer-
ous slips '' from the mountain commence near
the summit, and proceed to its base, forcing a
passage through all obstructions. The soil here
is poor. Wild animals are very numerous.
First settlers : this town was granted, in 1764,
to James Avery and others. 80 miles N. from
Concord, and about 20 E. from Haverhill.
Lincoln County, Te., c. h. at Fayetteville.
Bounded N. by Marshall and Bedford counties,
E. by Franklin co., S. by Alabama., and W. by
Giles co. Watered by Elk River and branches.
Lincoln, Vt., Addison co. Lincoln is consider-
ably uneven. The western part is watered by
New Haven River, which is formed here; and
several small branches of Mad River rise in the
eastern part. The timber is principally hard
wood, with some tracts of spruce. The settle-
ment was commenced about the year 1790. The
first settlers were mostly Quakers. 21 miles S. W.
from Montpelier, and 15 N. E. from Middlebury.
Lincolnton, N. C., c. h. Lincoln co. On the
E. side of Little Catawba River. 172 miles W.
by S. from Raleigh.
Lincolnville, Me., Waldo co. On the W. side
of Penobscot Bay. 10 miles S. from Belfast and
51 E. from Augusta.
Linden, Aa., c. h. Marengo co. 8 miles E. from
Tombigbee River, on the S. side of Chickasaw
Bogue Creek. S. by W. from Tuscaloosa 80 miles.
Lindley, N. Y., Steuben co. Watered by Tioga
River. Surface hilly; soil sandy loam and clay.
The Corning and Blossburg Railroad passes
through the centre of this town. 25 miles S. E‘.
from Bath, and 221 from Albany.
Linklean, N. Y., Chenango co. Watered by
some tributaries of Ostelic River. Surface slight-
ly uneven; soil argillaceous loam. 18 miles N. W.
from Norwich, and 110 W. from Albany.
Linn County, Io., c. h. at Marion. Incorporated
in 1837. Bounded N. by Buchanan and Dela-
ware, E. by Jones, S. by Johnson, and W. by
Benton co. Watered by Wabesipinica River,
Buffalo Creek, and the Cedar Fork of Iowa River.
Surface slightly undulating ; soil excellent.
Linn County, Mo., c. h. at Linneus. Bounded
N. by Sullivan, E. by Macon, S. by Chariton,
and W. by Livingston and Grundy counties.
Watered by Locust and Yellow Creeks.
Linn, Mo., c. h. Osage co.
Linneus, Mo., c. h. Linn co.
Lisbon, Ct., New London co. This town is 7
miles N. from Norwich, from which it was taken
in 1786. It is watered by Quinebaug and She-