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New Hanover County, NC

New Hanover County, North Carolina, 1857
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, situated in the south part of North Carolina, with Cape Fear river on the southwest, and the Atlantic on the southeast. Area, 995 square miles. Face of the country, level, and along the coast marshy. Seat of justice, Wilmington. Pop. in 1810, 11,465; in 1820, 10,866; in 1830, 10,759; in 1840, 13,312; in 1850, 17,668. (Fanning's, 1853)

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