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Shelby County, TN

Shelby County, Tennessee, 1857
SHELBY COUNTY, situated at the southwest corner of Tennessee, with Mississippi river on the west. Area, 600 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, of good quality. Seat of justice, Raleigh. Pop. in 1820, 354; in 1830, 5,648; in 1840, 14,721; in 1850, 31,157. (Fanning's, 1853)

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