Sangamon County, Illinois (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 331.
SANGAMON or SANGAMO COUNTY, situated in the central part of Illinois, and traversed by Sangamon river.  Area, 900 square miles.  Face of the country, even; soil, rich.  Seat of Justice, Springfield, which is also the state capital.  Pop. in 1830, 12,960; in 1840, 14,716; in 1850, 19,228.
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