Sussex County, Delaware (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 348.
SUSSEX COUNTY, situated in the south part of Delaware, with the Atlantic ocean and Delaware bay on the east. Area, 860 square miles. Face of the country, level and marshy; soil, sandy. Seat of justice, Georgetown. Pop. in 1810, 27,750; in 1820, 24,057; in 1830, 27,115; in 1840, 25,093; in 1850, 25,935.
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