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

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 307.
RENSSELAER COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west. Area, 626 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, productive. Seat of justice, Troy. Pop. in 1810, 36,309; in 1820, 40,153; in 1830, 49,472; in 1840, 60,239; in 1850, 73,361.
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