Logan County, VA

LOGAN was formed in 1824, [and]... is watered by Guyandotte, Tug Fork of Big Sandy, and branches of the Great Kanawha. The surface is generally mountainous, and the soil adapted to grazing. It is one of the largest, wildest, and most sparsely inhabited counties in the state, with a population of less than 2 persons to a square mile. Pop. in 1840, whites 4,159, slaves 150; total, 4,309. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)
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Logan, VA City or Town
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