Jefferson County, Mississippi (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 173.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of Mississippi, on the easterly side of Mississippi river. Area, 630 square miles. Face of the country uneven; soil generally fertile. Seat of justice, Fayette. Pop. in 1810, 4,001; in 1820, 6,822; in 1830, 9,755; in 1840, 11,650; in 1850, 13,193.
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