Mason County, Virginia (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 211.
MASON COUNTY, situated on the northwesterly boundary of Virginia, with Ohio river on the northwest, and traversed by Great Kanawha river. Area, 875 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil near the rivers fertile. Seat of justice Point Pleasant. Pop. in 1810, 1,991; in 1820, 4,868; in 1830, 6,534; in 1840, 6,777; in 1850, 7,539.
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