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Onondaga County, NY

Onondaga County, New York, 1857
ONONDAGA COUNTY, situated in the central part of New York, with Oneida lake on the northeast, and Skeneatelet lake on the southwest, and traversed by Oswego river and the Erie canal. Area, 711 square miles. Face of the country, uneven; soil productive. This county contains the celebrated salt springs of New York, which yield the state an annual revenue of about $171,000. Seat of justice, Syracuse. Pop. in 1810, 25,987; in 1820, 41,467; in 1830, 58,974; in 1840, 67,911; in 1850, 85,991. (Fanning's, 1853)

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