Mobile County, AL

MOBILE COUNTY, situated at the southwest corner of Alabama, with the gulf of Mexico on the south, Mobile bay and Texas river on the east, and traversed by Mobile river. Area, 2,250 square miles. Face of the country level; soil generally barren. Seat of justice, Mobile. Pop. in 1816, 1,300; in 1820, 2,672; in 1830, 3,071; in 1840, 18,741; in 1850, 27,600. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Citronelle, AL City or Town
Fort Powell, AL Location or Site
Mobile, AL City or Town
Mount Vernon U.S. Army Arsenal, AL Location or Site
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