Coos


Coos

Coos (spr. Ko-os), Grafschaft des Staates New-Hampshire (Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika), 90 QM.; Flüsse: Connecticut-, Androscoggin-, Saco-, Amonoosuck-Rivers; Boden rauh u. gebirgig, namentlich im S. (Withe-Mountains) u. wenig zur Cultur geeignet, nur längs der Flüsse fruchtbar; Producte: Mais, Hafer, Kartoffeln; große Waldungen; Gewerbthätigkeit in Wollen- u. Lederwaaren, Stärkefabriken, Sägemühlen, Holzhandel; die Great-Atlantik-St. Lawrence-Eisenbahn durchschneidet den südlichen Theil der Grafschaft; organisirt 1803; Name von den großen Fichtenwaldungen (coos, indianisch für Fichte); 1850: 11,853 Ew.; Hauptstadt Lancaster.


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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