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Madison County, Illinois (Fanning's, 1853)


Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 201.

MADISON COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of Illinois, on the Mississippi river. Area, 760 square miles. Face of the country level; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Edwardsville. Pop. in 1830, 6,229; in 1840, 14,433; In 1850, 20,436.

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