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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Fanning's, 1853)

Gazetteer/Almanac

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 183.

LANCASTER COUNTY, situated on the south boundary of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the southwest. Area, 928 square miles. Face of the country, diversified with mountains, hills, and valleys; soil, generally productive. Seat of justice, Lancaster. Pop. in 1810, 53,937; in 1820, 68,336; in 1830, 76,558; in 1840, 84,203; in 1850, 98,944.

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