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Washington County, MD

Washington County, Maryland, 1857
WASHINGTON COUNTY, situated on the north boundary of Maryland, with Potomac river on the southwest. Area, 440 square miles. Face of the country broken and mountainous; soil, where alluvial, fertile. Seat of justice, Hagerstown. Pop. in 1810, 18,730; in 1820, 23,075; in 1830, 25,268; in 1840, 28,850; in 1850, 30,848. (Fanning's, 1853)

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