Sangamon County, IL

SANGAMON or SANGAMO COUNTY, situated in the central part of Illinois, and traversed by Sangamon river. Area, 900 square miles. Face of the country, even; soil, rich. Seat of Justice, Springfield, which is also the state capital. Pop. in 1830, 12,960; in 1840, 14,716; in 1850, 19,228. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Fancy Creek Township, IL City or Town
Mechanicsburg, IL City or Town
Pleasant Plains, IL City or Town
Springfield, IL City or Town
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