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Sussex County, DE

Sussex County, Delaware, 1857
SUSSEX COUNTY, situated in the south part of Delaware, with the Atlantic ocean and Delaware bay on the east. Area, 860 square miles. Face of the country, level and marshy; soil, sandy. Seat of justice, Georgetown. Pop. in 1810, 27,750; in 1820, 24,057; in 1830, 27,115; in 1840, 25,093; in 1850, 25,935. (Fanning's, 1853)

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