A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory which usually contains information concerning the geographical makeup, social statistics and physical features of a location.
1850 Gazetteer of the United States
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer - COMPLETE TRANSCRIPTION!
Description of the WHOLE United States in 1850 -- States, counties, cities/towns, post offices
Links to Gazetteers on our State Sites:
THE WESTERN GAZETEER OR EMIGRANT'S DIRECTORY,
By Samuel R. Brown, Auburn, N. Y., 1817.
Pages 17-35: Illinois Territory