Franklin County, OH

FRANKLIN COUNTY, situated in the central part of Ohio and traversed by Scioto river. Area, 529 square miles. Face of the country even, inclined to the south; soil mostly alluvial, or mixed sand, pebbles and clay, and in general better suited for grazing than tillage. Seat of justice, Columbus. Pop in 1810, 3,486; in 1820, 10,300 in 1830, 14,756; in 1840, 25,049; in 1850, 42,910. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Columbus, OH City or Town
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