Mecklenburg County, NC

MECKLENBURGH COUNTY, situated on the southerly boundary of North Carolina, with Catawba river on the west. Area, 900 square miles. Face of the country undulating; soil, near the streams, fertile. Seat of Justice, Charlotte. Pop. in 1810, 14,272; in 1820, 16,895; to 1830, 20,076; in 1840, 18,273; in 1850, 13,914. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Charlotte, NC City or Town
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