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Bledsoe County, TN

Bledsoe County, Tennessee, 1857

BLEDSOE COUNTY, situated toward the southeast part of Tennessee, and traversed by Sequatchic river. Length, 35 ms.; mean width, 13, with an area of 455 square miles. The face of the country is generally mountainous or hilly; soil varied, in many situations highly productive. Seat of justice, Pikeville. Pop. in 1820, 4,005; in 1830, 4,688; in 1840 5,676; in 1850, 5,959. (Fanning's, 1853)

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