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lands. This county comprises the twenty-fourth senate district, and sends one member to the assembly. It is connected with the first judicial circuit and to the second congressional district. The mineral region extends east nearly through this county, and several valuable lodes are being worked. The population in 1840 was 933; 1842, 1,594; 1846, 4,758; 1847, 6,487; 1850, 8,583. Dwellings, 1,487; farms, 805; manufactories, 46. County Officers for 1853 and 1854: County Judge, John A. Brigham; Sheriff, John Moore; Clerk of Court, Noah Phelps ; District Attorney, E.T. Gardiner; Register of Deeds, James L. Powell; Clerk of Board of Supervisors, Horace B.

Poyer; County Treasurer, Francis Emmerson. GREENFIELD, P.V., in town of same name, Milwaukee county,

town 6 N., of range 21 E. GREENFIELD, Town, in county of Milwaukee, being town 6 N., of

range 21 E.; centrally located, 7 miles southwest from Milwaukee. The population in 1850 was 1,894. It has 15 school

districts. GREENFIELD, Town, in county of Dane, (name changed to Fitch

burg,) being town 6 N., of range 9 E.; centrally located, 10 miles southwest from Madison. The population in 1850 was

was 598. It has 8 school districts. GREEN, Island, near the middle of Green Bay, opposite the mouth

of Menominee river. GREEN LAKE, P. O., in town of same name, Marquette county,

being on section 4, in town 15 N., of range 13 E., 18 miles

east from Montello. GREEN LAKE, Town, in county of Marquette. It has 8 school dis

tricts. GREEN, Lake, Marquette county, is east of Lake Apuckawa. It is

eight miles long and two broad, and discharges its waters into the Fox River. It is very deep, and its waters remarkably · pure and clear.

GREEN, River, rises in town 6, of range 3 W., and runs northeast,

emptying into the Wisconsin. GREENVILLE, P. V., in town of same name, Outagamie county. GREENVILLE, Town, in county of Outagamie. It has 2 school dis

tricts. GREEN WOOD, P. O., in Marquette county. GRIGNON’s Mills, on the Wisconsin river, in the west part of town

22, of range 6 E., in Portage county. GROVE, P. O., in town of Lafayette, Walworth county. GRÓVELAND, P. V., in Winnebago county, on section 1, town 19

N., of range 16 E. It is 10 miles northwest from Oshkosh, on the town line road, and 5 miles from Neenah, with roads leading from Hortonville, Ball Prairie, Winneconna, and

Appleton. It has 5 dwellings, and 1 hotel. Halfway, Creek, a small stream in La Crosse county, entering the

old channel of Black river, about half way between Black

river and the present outlet. HALFWAY, Creek, a small branch of Black Earth creek, from the

northeast rising in Berry, Dane county. HALL's Creek, empties into the Kickapoo from the west, in town 9,

Crawford county. HAMPDEN, Town, in county of Columbia, being town 10 N., of

range 11; centrally located, 20 miles southeast from Portage.

The population in 1850 was 489. It has 4 school districts. HANCHETVILLE, P. V., in town of Medina, Dane county, town 8

N., of range 12 E. HARDEN, Town, (formerly Albany,) in county of Marquette. It has

6 school districts. HARDSCRABBLE, Diggings, a mining settlement on the line between

. Grant and Lafayette counties. HARMONY, Town, in county of Rock, being town 3 N., of range 13

E.; centrally located, 5 miles southeast from Janesville. The population in 1850 was 840. It has 5 school districts.

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HARRISON, Town, in county of Grant, being town 3 N., of range

2 W.; centrally located, 10 miles southeast from Lancaster.

It has 8 school districts. HARRISVILLE, P.O., Marquette county, on section 14, town 16 N.,

of range 9 E., 20 miles west from Dartford, on the Montello river, and 50 miles north from Madison. It has a good mill power and is well located for a village, in a good farming

country of land. HARTFORD, Town, in county of Washington, being town 10 N.,

of range 18 E.; centrally located, 24 miles southwest from Ozaukee. The population in 1850 was 1,078. It has 9 school

districts. HABTLAND, P. V., Waukesha county, on section 3, town 7 N., of

range 18 E., being in the town of Delafield, 10 miles northwest from Waukesha, and 60 miles east from Madison. Population 175, with 30 dwellings, 3 stores, 3 hotels, 1 flouring mill, a large and commodious school house. This place is situated on the Milwaukee, Watertown and Madison plank

road, at the crossing of Bark river. Hat, Island, about 4 miles southeast from Chamber's Island, in

Green Bay, near the eastern shore, in town 30 N., of range

26 E. Hay, River, a large tributary of Chippewa river from the north

west, empties in town 20 N., of range 12. Hay, Creek, is a small tributary from the north of the Baraboo,

which it enters at Reedsburgh, Sauk county. Hazle GREEN, Town, in county of Grant, being town 1 N., of

range 1 W.; centrally located, 18 miles southeast from Lan

caster. It has 5 school districts. HAZLE GREEN, P. V., Grant county, on sections 24 and 25, town

1 N., of range 1 W., 32 miles east of south from Lancaster, and 80 miles southwest from Madison, on the mail route to Galena, from which place it is 10 miles north. It has 750

inhabitants, 100 dwellings, 7 stores, 3 hotels, 1 mill, 5 blacksmith, 3 waggon, 2 cooper, 3 tailor, 2 shoemaker, and 2 butcher shops; 2 drug stores and 2 physicians; 3 carpenters, and 1 cabinet maker; 1 Presbyterian, 1 Catholic, 1 Baptist,

and 1 Methodist church. HEART, Lake, is at the head of a small stream entering the east end

of Lake Apuckawa, in town of Middleton, Marquette county. HEART PRAIRIE, P.V., in town of Lagrange, Walworth county,

being on section 27, in town 4 N., of range 16 E. HEBRON, Town, in county of Jefferson, being town 6 N., of range

15 E.; centrally located, 6 miles east from Jefferson. The

population in 1850 was 640. It has 6 school districts. HELENA, Village, in town of Arena, Iowa county, town 8 N., of

range 4 E. HELLENVILLE, P. O., on section 23, in town of Hebron, town 6 N.,

of range 15 E., Jefferson county. It is 6 miles east from Jefferson C. H., and 41 miles southeast from Madison. It has 1

store, 1 hotel, 1 Lutheran church, and 2 saw mills. HERMAN, Town, in county of Sheboygan, being town 16 N., of

range 22 E. ; centrally located, northwest from Sheboygan.

It has 5 school districts. HERMAN, Town, in county of Dodge, being town 11 N., range 17

E.; centrally located, 12 miles northeast from Juneau. It has

5 school districts. HERMON, P.0., in town of same name, Dodge county. HERRON, River, enters Lake Superior, at Bark Pointe. HIGHLAND, Town, in county of Iowa, being parts of townships 6

and 7 N., of ranges 1 and 2 E.; centrally located, 15 miles

northwest from Mineral Point. It has 7 school districts. HIGHLAND (recently) •Town, in county of Grant, being townships 4

and 5 N., of ranges 2 W.; divided by Board of Supervisors in 1852, by the erection of the towns of Liberty and Ellenboro'.

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HIGHLAND, P.V., in town of same name, in Iowa county, con

taining 400 inhabitants, 6 stores, 2 smelting furnaces, 3 hotels, and 1 church. Blue rirer runs through the southern part of

the town. HINGHAM, P.V., in county of Sheboygan, being on section 26, in

town of Lima, 14 N., of range 22 E. HOADLEY, P. O., in the county of Racine. HOLLAND, Town, in county of Sheboygan, being town 13 N., of

range 22 E.; centrally located, 15 miles southwest from She

boygan. It has 7 school districts. HOLMES' Landing, near the mouth of Eagle creek, in La Crosse

county. HONEY CREEK, P.V., in town of Spring Prairie, Walworth county,

being in town 3 N., of range 18 E. HONEY CREEK, Town, in county of Sauk, being parts of towns 9

and 10 N., of ranges 3, 4 and 5; centrally located, southwest

from Baraboo. HONEY, Creek, rises near Monroe, Green county, and runs south

west into the Peckatonnica, Green county. HONEY, Creek, has its source in several small lakes in the town of

Lagrange, Walworth county, and running southeast, unites

with Sugar Creek at Vienna, in the town of Sugar Prairie. HONEY, Creek, rises in town 10 N., in the western part of Sauk

county, and running eastwardly unites with Otter creek, and

enters the Wisconsin about 6 miles below Prairie du Sac. . HOOSICK, P. O., Green county, in southeast corner of the town of

Albany, town 3 N., range 9 E., on section 36. It is 14 miles

northeast from Madison, and 30 miles south from Madison. HOOZIER GROVE, P.O., in Green county. HOPE, Lake, is a small lake about half a mile in diameter, on the

town line between Lake Mills and Oakland. Its waters are discharged with those of Ripley lake, into lake Koskonong.

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