Washington County, NY

WASHINGTON COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west, and Lake George on the northwest. Area, 807 square miles. Face of the country, diversified and picturesque; soil, well watered and generally fertile. Seats of justice, Salem and Sandy Hill. Pop. in 1810, 36,3724; in 1820, 38,831; in 1830, 42,635; in 1840, 41,080; in 1850, 44,750. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Argyle, NY City or Town
    Hampton, NY City or Town
    Hebron, NY City or Town
    Salem, NY City or Town
    White Creek, NY City or Town
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