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Dayton, OH

County Court House, Dayton, Ohio, 1861, artist's impression
Dayton, O. City and seat of justice of Montgomery co. On the Great Miami River, at the mouth of Mad River, 50 miles N. from Cincinnati, and 68 W. by S. from Columbus. The Miami Canal from Cincinnati to Lake Erie passes through this place. Population in 1810, 383; 1820,1139; 1830,2954; 1840, 6067; 1850, 10,996. Dayton is one of the largest places in the interior of the state. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

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