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

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 310.
RICHMOND COUNTY, situated in the southeast part of New York, consisting of Staten Island. Area, 63 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, fertile and well cultivated. Seat of justice, Richmond. Pop. in 1810, 5,347; in 1820, 6,135; in 1830, 7,084; in 1840, 10,965; in 1850, 15,161.
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