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Beaufort District, SC

Beaufort District, South Carolina, 1857
BEAUFORT DISTRICT, situated at the southeast extremity of South Carolina, with Savannah river on the southwest, and Combahee river on the northeast. Length, 60 miles; mean breadth, 30; with an area of 1,800 square miles. The face of the country is generally level, and a considerable portion of the soil sandy and light. Much of it, however, is well adapted fur cotton, rice, and Indian corn. Seat of justice, Coosawhatcbee. Pop. in 1820, 32,199; in 1830, 37,032; in 1840, 35,794; in 1850, 38,805. (Fanning's, 1853)

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