Bedford County, TN

BEDFORD COUNTY, in the central part of Tennessee. Length, 35 miles; mean breadth, 25, with an area of 875 square miles. The face of the country is rolling, and the soil moderately fertile. Seat of justice, Shelbyville. Pop. in 1820, 16,006; in 1830, 30,444; in 1840, 10,546; in 1850, 21,512. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Shelbyville, TN City or Town
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