Rowan County, North Carolina (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 315.
ROWAN COUNTY, situated in the central part of North Carolina, with Yadkin river on the northeast. Area, 375 square miles. Seat of justice, Salisbury. Pop. in 1810, 21,543; in 1820, 26,009; in 1830, 20,786; in 1840 12,109; in 1850, 13,870.
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