Hanover County, VA

HANOVER COUNTY, situated in the extern part of Virginia, with Pamunky river on the northeast. Area, 630 square miles. Face of the country generally hilly; soil sandy, except along the streams, where it is rich. Seat of justice, Hanover. Pop. in 1810m 15,082; in 1820, 15,267; in 1830, 16,253; in 1840, 14,968; in 1850, 15,153. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Gaines Mill, VA City or Town
    Marlbourne Estate, VA Location or Site
    Mechanicsville, VA City or Town
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