Ohio American History & Genealogy


1816 Ohio Gazetteer
Nelson to Norwich

Nelson, a post town of Portage county.

New Alexandria, a small town of Columbiana County.

Newark, a post town and seat of justice for Licking county. It is situated near the confluence of the principal branches of Licking creek; 26 miles west by north from Zanesville 26 likewise north by east from Lancaster, and 34 cast by north from Columbus. It contains a Presbyterian meeting house and a courthouse of brick, 8 stores, 70 dwelling houses and 400 inhabitants. North latitude 40 4, West longitude 5. 26.

Newburgh, a township of Cuyahoga County.

New Baltimore, the name of a town plat, formerly laid out, in Radnor Township, 5 miles northwesterly from Delaware; but which was never built up; and is now converted into a farm, the plat being vacated.

New Boston, a thriving post town in Champaign County, on the western side of Mad River 3 miles southwesterly from Springfield.

New Boston, a township in which is situated the abovementioned town; and containing 600 inhabitants.

New Brownsville, a new town of Wayne County on Jerome's fork.

Newcomerstown, an inconsiderable settlement in the southwestern quarter of Tuscarawas County; 18 miles south by west from New Philadelphia, and 14 east from Coshocton.

New Garden, a township of Columbiana County.

Newhaven, a post township in the southern border of Huron County.

New Lebanon, a small town of Fairfield County, in Thorn Township, on the road from Lancaster to Newark, and 14 miles from each.

New Lexington, a town in Richland County, on the west bank of Mohican creek, 10 miles from Belville.

New Lexington, an inconsiderable town of Knox County, 13 miles east from Mount Vernon.

New Liberty, a town of Guernsey County.

New Lisbon, a flourishing post town, and seat of justice for Columbiana County. It is situated on the north side of the middle fork of Little Beaver, 14 miles from the nearest point on the Ohio River. It contains an elegant court house and gaol, a bank, two meeting: houses, a printing office, a public library, nine mercantile stores, and one hundred and twenty three dwelling houses. In the immediate vicinity of the town, are likewise a furnace, four merchant, and four saw mills, a paper mill, an extensive woolen factory, beside an additional one now erecting, and a common fulling mill and carding machine, for country work. A glass factory, an academy, and a third meeting house are among the improvements contemplated shortly to be made in this rapidly improving town. Distance 35 miles southerly from Warren, in Trumbull County, 56 miles northwesterly from Pittsburg, and 143 northeasterly from Columbus. North latitude 40 49, West longitude 3 52.

New London, [See London]

New Market, a post town of Highland County; 78 miles southwest by south from Columbus, 42 westerly from Chilicothe, 6 southerly from Hillsborough, 23 east by north from Williamsburg, and 51 eastwardly from Cincinnati.

New Philadelphia, a post town and seat of justice for Tuscarawas County. It is situated on the east branch of Muskingum River, on a large, level, and beautiful plain, opposite the mouth of Sugar creek. It contains the county buildings, 5 stores, and 47 dwelling: houses. Distance 50 miles northeast from Zanesville, and 100 northeastwardly from Columbus. North latitude 40 32 West longitude 4, 30.

Newport, a post township on the Ohio River, in Washington County, 11 miles easterly by north from Marietta New Salem, a thriving post town adjoining the northern limit of Jefferson County.

Newton, a populous township of Trumbull County.

Newton, a township of Muskingum County.

Newton, a post township of Licking County.

Newtown, a village of Hamilton County, on the east side of Little Miami, 6 miles from its entrance into the Ohio River.

New York, a small town of Champaign County.

Nile, a township of Scioto County.

Nimishillen Creek, a considerable stream rising in the northern part of Stark County, and running from thence a southwardly direction above 40 miles, into the northeastern quarter of Tuscarawas County, where it unites with Sandy creek, when the joint stream flows westwardly 5 miles, into, the east side of Tuscarawas River.

Nimishillen, a township of Stark County, situated on, the above described creek.

Nineteen Ranges, a portion of the Congress lands so called, situated in the Zanesville and Chilicothe districts; between the Indian Boundary north, the Refugee tract south, Steubenville district east, and Scioto River west. It contains XIX complete ranges of townships; on the Indian Boundary, beside the fractional part of a twentieth range. [See Ohio Lands on index page]

Northampton a township in the western borders of Portage County, 15 miles west from Ravenna.

North Bend the name of a settlement, on a northern, bend of the Ohio River, 16 miles below Cincinnati, and 6 northeasterly from the southwest corner of the states. Here is a post office, and a thriving circumjacent settlement.

North Dayton, a town on the west side of Miami River, nearly opposite Dayton.

North Fork, a northern tributary of Paint creek, particularly thus designated by travelers, and its neighboring inhabitants. It rises in the northern: part of Fayette County; and after running between 20 and 30 miles in a southeasterly direction, joins Paint creek, 3 miles from Chilicothe.

Norton, a _____ _____ on the west side of Whetstone creek in Delaware County, 9 miles northerly from the town of Delaware and 34 in the same direction from Columbus.

Norwich, a township of Franklin County, on the Scioto River, above Montgomery and Franklin townships and contains 225 inhabitants.

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Source: The Ohio Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary, by John Kilbourn, A. M.,
Smith & Griswold Printers, Columbus, Nov. 1816



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