Scott County, Missouri (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 327.
SCOTT COUNTY, situated on the easterly boundary of Missouri, with Mississippi river on the northeast. Area, 936 square miles. Face of the country, even; soil, fertile. Seat of justice, Benton. Pop. in 1830, 2,136; in 1840, 5,974; in 1850, 7,914.
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