Will County, Illinois (Fanning's, 1853)

Gazetteer/Almanac
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetterr of the United States... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 391.
WILL COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of Illinois, and traversed by Des Plaines river.  Area, 504 square miles.  Face of the country even; soil, generally fertile.  Seat of justice, Joliet.  Pop. in 1840, 10,167; in 1850, 16,703.
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