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Monroe County, Illinois (Fanning's, 1853)

Gazetteer/Almanac
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 231.
MONROE COUNTY, situated on the southwest boundary of Illinois, with the Mississippi river on the west, and the Kaskaskia river on the east.  Area, 360 square miles. Seat of justice, Waterloo.  Pop. in 1830, 2,000; in 1840, 4,481; in 1850, 7,679.
How to Cite This Page: "Monroe County, Illinois (Fanning's, 1853)," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/16934.