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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