Jackson County, MS

JACKSON COUNTY, situated at the southeast corner of Mississippi, on the gulf of Mexico, and traversed by Pascagoula river. Area, 1,175 square miles. Face of the county varied; soil, sterile. Seat of justice, Jackson C. H. Pop. in 1840, 1,965; in 1850, 3,196. (Fanning's, 1853)
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