Shelby County, TN

SHELBY COUNTY, situated at the southwest corner of Tennessee, with Mississippi river on the west. Area, 600 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, of good quality. Seat of justice, Raleigh. Pop. in 1820, 354; in 1830, 5,648; in 1840, 14,721; in 1850, 31,157. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Memphis, TN City or Town
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