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Franklin County, OH

Franklin County, Ohio, 1857
FRANKLIN COUNTY, situated in the central part of Ohio and traversed by Scioto river. Area, 529 square miles. Face of the country even, inclined to the south; soil mostly alluvial, or mixed sand, pebbles and clay, and in general better suited for grazing than tillage. Seat of justice, Columbus. Pop in 1810, 3,486; in 1820, 10,300 in 1830, 14,756; in 1840, 25,049; in 1850, 42,910. (Fanning's, 1853)

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