Cortland County, NY


CORTLAND COUNTY, situated southwest of the central part of New York, and traversed by Toughnioga river. Area, 500 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil productive well watered and wooded. Seat of justice, Cortland. Pop. in 1820, 16,507; in 1830, 23,791; in 1840, 24,607; in 1850, 25,140. (Fanning's, 1853)

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    Containing Unit
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    Cortland, NY City or Town
    Homer, NY City or Town
    Truxton, NY City or Town
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