Beaufort County, NC

BEAUFORT COUNTY, situated in the easterly of North Carolina, on Pamlico sound, and traversed by Pamlico river. Length, 40 miles; mean breadth, 17; with an area of 670 square miles. The face of the country is generally level. Seat of justice, Washington. Pop. in 1820, 9,900; in 1830, 10,969; in 1840, 12,225; in 1850, 13,816. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Containing Unit
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Bluffton, SC City or Town
Washington, NC City or Town
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