Rockland County, NY

ROCKLAND COUNTY, situated in the southeastern part of New York, with the Hudson river for its eastern boundary. Area, 172 square miles. Face of the country, mountainous and much broken; soil, productive; iron ore and variegated marble abound. Seat of justice, Clarkstown. Pop. in 1830, 9,388; in 1840, 11,975; in 1850, 16,962. (Fanning's, 1853)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
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    Clarkstown, NY City or Town
    Nyack, NY City or Town
    Sparkill, NY City or Town
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