The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Fannin

FANNIN. I. A N. W. county of Georgia, bordering on Tennessee and North Carolina; area, 425 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 5,429, of whom 114 were colored. The surface is mountainous. The chief productions in 1870 were 3,947 bushels of wheat, 7,027 of rye, 113,754 of Indian corn, and 6,210 of oats. There were 3,472 cattle, 5,123 sheep, and 7,571 swine. Capital, Morganton. II. A N. E. county of Texas, separated from the Indian territory by Red river, and drained by Sulphur fork of that stream, and by Bois d'Arc creek; area, about 800 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 13,207, of whom 2,484 were colored. It consists principally of highly fertile prairie lands. The chief productions in 1870 were 17,648 bushels of wheat, 476,563 of Indian corn, 53,472 of oats, 23,193 of sweet potatoes, 123,835 lbs. of butter, and 5,699 bales of cotton. There were 7,041 horses, 20,436 cattle, 5,681 sheep, and 18,345 swine. Capital, Bonham.