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Hillsboro, MO

Jefferson County, Missouri, 1857

HILLSBORO, The county seat of Jefferson county, Central township, is situated about four miles from the Iron Mountain Railroad, 30 miles from St. Louis, and about a hundred from Jefferson City.  It was first settled by John Carver, in the year 1828, and contains one good school house, a Masonic lodge, viz: Joachim Lodge, No. 164, and a population of 100.  (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)


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