Dutchess County, NY

DUTCHESS COUNTY, situated on the easterly boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west. Area, 340 square miles. Face of the country diversified with valleys, hills, and mountains; soil rich and well cultivated. Seat of justice, Poughkeepsie. Pop. in 1810, 41,141; in 1820, 46,615; in 1830, 50,926; in 1840, 52,398; in 1850, 58,992. (Fanning's, 1853)
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County
Containing Unit
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Barrytown, NY City or Town
Dover Plains, NY City or Town
Dover, NY City or Town
Pawling, NY City or Town
Poughkeepsie, NY City or Town
Rhinebeck, NY City or Town
Wassaic, NY City or Town
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