Rensselaer County, NY

RENSSELAER COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west. Area, 626 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, productive. Seat of justice, Troy. Pop. in 1810, 36,309; in 1820, 40,153; in 1830, 49,472; in 1840, 60,239; in 1850, 73,361. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Nassau, NY City or Town
Rensselaer, NY City or Town
Troy, NY City or Town
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