Hancock County, IL

HANCOCK COUNTY, situated on the western boundary of Illinois, with Mississippi river on the west. Area, 775 square miles. Face of the country even, consisting of prairie land; soil productive. Seat of justice, Carthage. Pop. in 1830, 483; in 1840, 9,946; in 1850, 14,652. (Fanning's, 1853)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
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    Augusta, IL City or Town
    Carthage, IL City or Town
    Nauvoo, IL City or Town
    Plymouth, IL City or Town
    Warsaw, IL City or Town
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