Rockland County, NY

ROCKLAND COUNTY, situated in the southeastern part of New York, with the Hudson river for its eastern boundary. Area, 172 square miles. Face of the country, mountainous and much broken; soil, productive; iron ore and variegated marble abound. Seat of justice, Clarkstown. Pop. in 1830, 9,388; in 1840, 11,975; in 1850, 16,962. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Containing Unit
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Clarkstown, NY City or Town
Nyack, NY City or Town
Sparkill, NY City or Town
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