Beaufort District, SC

BEAUFORT DISTRICT, situated at the southeast extremity of South Carolina, with Savannah river on the southwest, and Combahee river on the northeast. Length, 60 miles; mean breadth, 30; with an area of 1,800 square miles. The face of the country is generally level, and a considerable portion of the soil sandy and light. Much of it, however, is well adapted fur cotton, rice, and Indian corn. Seat of justice, Coosawhatcbee. Pop. in 1820, 32,199; in 1830, 37,032; in 1840, 35,794; in 1850, 38,805. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Beaufort, SC City or Town
Fort Beauregard, Saint Phillip's Island, SC Location or Site
Hardeeville, SC City or Town
Hilton Head, SC City or Town
Port Royal, SC City or Town
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