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Buckingham County, VA

Buckingham County, Virginia, 1857

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, situated toward the southeast part of Virginia, on the southerly side of James river. Length, 34 ms.; mean width 20; with an area of 680 square miles.  The face of the country is rocky and hilly, the soil generally good. Seat of justice, Maysville.  Pop. in 1820, 17,582; in 1830, 18,351; in 1840, 18,786; in 1850, 13,837.  (Fanning's, 1853)


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