Limestone


Limestone

Limestone (spr. Leimstohn, d.i. Kalkstein), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Alabama (Nordamerika), 22 QM.; Flüsse: Tennessee u. Elk Rivers; hügelig (Kalkgebirge, daher der Name); Producte: Mais, Weizen, Hafer; Dampfschifffahrt auf dem Tennessee River; 1850: 16,483 Ew., worunter 8063 Sklaven; Hauptort Athens; 2) Grafschaft im Staate Texas, 40 QM., von den Quellenflüssen des Navasoto River durchflossen; Prairien; Producte: Mais, Weizen, Bataten, Tabak; Rindvieh, Pferde, Kalksteinbrüche; 1850: 2680 Ew., worunter 618 Sklaven; Hauptort: Springfield; 3) Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt in der Grafschaft Clarion des Staates Pennsylvanien; 1500 Ew.


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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