Owensburgh, 9 miles below, is the county seat of Daviess co., Ky. It is a very handsome place, situated in a fertile region, abounding in minerals. It contains a court-house, 4 churches, an academy, a bank, and a population of about 1700,
Bon Harbor, 3 miles below, in the same county, is a thriving village. Population about 300. There is an eddy formed by a bar in the river at this place, which causes an excellent harbor for boats. It is from this circumstance that the name of the place is derived. In the vicinity are fine beds of coal, which render facilities for manufacturing; to a large and extensive cotton and woolen establishment.
JAMES’ RIVER GUIDE
PUBLISHED BY U. P. JAMES.