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Shenandoah County, VA

Shenandoah County, Virginia, 1857
SHENANDOAH was established in 1772... It is 32 miles long, with a mean width of 15 miles. The eastern and western portions are mountainous. The central part of the county is watered by the north fork of the Shenandoah, and the soil is extremely fertile. Population in 1840, whites 10,320, slaves 1,033, free colored 265; total, 11,618. (Historical Collections, 1852)

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