Dutchess County, NY

DUTCHESS COUNTY, situated on the easterly boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west. Area, 340 square miles. Face of the country diversified with valleys, hills, and mountains; soil rich and well cultivated. Seat of justice, Poughkeepsie. Pop. in 1810, 41,141; in 1820, 46,615; in 1830, 50,926; in 1840, 52,398; in 1850, 58,992. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Containing Unit
    Birthplace of
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    Barrytown, NY City or Town
    Dover Plains, NY City or Town
    Dover, NY City or Town
    Pawling, NY City or Town
    Poughkeepsie, NY City or Town
    Rhinebeck, NY City or Town
    Wassaic, NY City or Town
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