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Philadelphia County, PA

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 1857
PHILADELPHIA COUNTY, situated in the southeast part of Pennsylvania, with Delaware river on the southeast, and traversed by the Schuylkill. Area, 128 square miles. Face of the, undulating; soil, good. Seat of justice, Philadelphia. Pop. in 1810, 111,210; in 1820, 137,097; in 1830, 188,777; in 1840, 258,037; in 1850, 408,762. (Fanning's, 1853)

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