Hanover County, VA

Hanover County, Virginia, 1857
HANOVER COUNTY, situated in the extern part of Virginia, with Pamunky river on the northeast. Area, 630 square miles. Face of the country generally hilly; soil sandy, except along the streams, where it is rich. Seat of justice, Hanover. Pop. in 1810m 15,082; in 1820, 15,267; in 1830, 16,253; in 1840, 14,968; in 1850, 15,153. (Fanning's, 1853)

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Containing Unit

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Birthplace of

Clay, Henry

Henry Clay, detail
Full name
  Henry Clay


Contained places
Name Type
Gaines Mill, VA City or Town
Marlbourne Estate, VA Location or Site
Mechanicsville, VA City or Town