Tyler County, VA

This county declines to the west towards the Ohio, and is drained by Middle Island and Fishing creeks, both running through the county and emptying into the Ohio. The surface is exceedingly hilly and broken, but the soil is of a fair quality, and on the creek and river bottoms, excellent. About 50,000 pounds of maple sugar are annually produced. Pop. in 1840, whites 6,854, slaves 85, free colored 5; total, 6,954. (Historical Collections, 1852)
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    Containing Unit
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    Centreville, VA City or Town
    Martinsville, VA City or Town
    Middlebourn, VA City or Town
    Sistersville, VA City or Town
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