Tompkins County, NY

TOMPKINS COUNTY, situated in the south part of New York, with Cayuga and Seneca lakes at the northwest. Area, 580 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, productive. Seat of justice, Ithaca. Pop. in 1820, 26,178; in 1830, 36,545; in 1840, 37,948; in 1850, 38,748. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Containing Unit
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Caroline, NY City or Town
Danby, NY City or Town
Ithaca, NY City or Town
Speedsville, NY City or Town
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