Jackson County, IL

JACKSON COUNTY, situated on the southwest boundary of Illinois, on Mississippi river. Area, 576 square miles. Face of the country, even. Seat of justice, Brownsville. Pop. in 1820, 1,542; in 1830, 1,872; in 1840, 3,566; in 1850, 5,862. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Brownsville, IL City or Town
Carbondale, IL City or Town
Murphysboro, IL City or Town
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