Monroe County, Kentucky (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 231.
MONROE COUNTY, situated on the south boundary of Kentucky, and traversed by Cumberland river. Area, 375 square miles. Seat of justice, Tompkinsville. Pop. in 1820, 4,956; in 1830, 5,340; in 1840, 6,526; in 1850, 7,756.
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