Springfield, Ohio

History and Genealogy



Miscellaneous Statistics for the Year Ending June 1, 1880


From The History of Clark County, Ohio
Chicago: W.H. Beers & Co., 1881 - Page 243


Description. Acres. Bushels. Weight, Etc. Value. Remarks
Wheat 33887 741813      
Rye 215 3672      
Oats 4295 144035      
Buckwheat 28 375      
Corn 43821 1458505      
Meadow 10605   12832 tons hay.    
Clover 9724 6377 seed. 6858 tons hay.    
Flax 1720 11473 seed. 132600 lbs. of fiber.    
Potatoes 1107 81025      
Tobacco 42   76058 lbs.    
Butter     469461 lbs.    
Cheese     680 lbs.    
Cultivated land 108406        
Pasture land 46279        
Wood land 34861        
Waste land 3234        
Total Acres 192780        
Wool     203700 lbs.    
Lime     10700 barrels. $42,200.00  
County Building       $200,000.00 Seven in mumber.
Tunpikes (free)     114 miles. $257,200.00 Twenty-one in No.
Turnpikes (toll)     116 miles $278,400.00 Thirteen in number.
National road     13 3/4 miles    
Cost of pauperism       $6,300.00  
Each pauper per day       .19  
Public debts       $199,536.92 Including township, city and school debts
Taxable land 250483     $11,604,500.00 Exclus'e of city lands.
City lands.*       $1,282,090.00 Exclusive of city lots
Total       $12,886,590.00 Not including city lots.
  1820. 1830. 1840. 1850. 1860. 1870. 1880.
Population 9533 13114 16882 22178 25300 32070 41948

* Lands within the city which are taxed by the acre.