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Washington County, NC

Washington County, North Carolina, 1857
WASHINGTON COUNTY, situated in the east part of North Carolina, with Albemarle sound and Roanoke river on the north. Area, 360 square miles. Face of the country, level and marshy; soil, thin and sterile. Seat of justice, Plymouth. Pop. in 1810, 3464; in 1820, 3,986; in 1830, 4,552; in 1840, 4,525; in 1850, 5,664. (Fanning's, 1853)


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