The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Magoffin
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|Edition of 1879. See also Magoffin County, Kentucky on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.|
MAGOFFIN, an E. county of Kentucky, watered by Licking river; area, about 600 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 4,684, of whom 179 were colored. The surface is hilly and the soil moderately fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 5,971 bushels of wheat, 174,591 of Indian corn, 17,488 of oats, 10,660 of potatoes, 13,774 lbs. of wool, and 45,537 of butter. There were 1,063 horses, 1,532 milch cows, 2,908 other cattle, 6,130 sheep, and 5,848 swine. Capital, Salyersville.