Edgecombe County, NC

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, situated toward the easterly part of North Carolina. Traversed by Tar river. Area, 650 square miles. Face of the country level; soil sandy and of inferior quality. Seat of justice, Tarborough. Pop in 1810, 12,423; in 1830, 13,276; in 1830, 14,933; in 1840, 15,708; in 1850, 17,189. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Rocky Mount, NC City or Town
    Tarboro, NC City or Town
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