Kings County, New York (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 180.
KING'S COUNTY, situated in tho southeast part of New York, at the west end of Long Island. Area, 76 square miles. Face of the country diversified; soil productive, and well cultivated. Seat of justice, Brooklyn. Pop. in 1810, 8,303; in 1820, 11,187; in 1830, 20,537; in 1840, 47,613; in 1850, 218,881.
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