Chesterfield County, VA

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, situated toward tho southeast part of Virginia, between Appomattox and James rivers. Area, 456 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil of fair quality. Seat of justice, Chesterfield Court House. Pop. 1820. 18,003; in 1830, 18,637; in 1840, 17,148; in 1850, 17,486. (Fanning's, 1853)

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Blackheath, VA Location or Site
Chesterfield, VA City or Town
Manchester, VA City or Town
Midlothian, VA City or Town
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