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Ashe County, NC

Ashe County, North Carolina, 1857
ASHE COUNTY, situated in the northwest part of North Carolina, and drained by branches of the Great Kanawha and Holston rivers. Length, 64 miles; mean breadth, 120, covering an area of 768 square miles.... Courts are held at Jefferson. Pop., in 1820, 4,335; in 1830, 6,987; in 1840 7,467; in 1850, 8,777. (Fanning's, 1853)

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