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South Carolina Counties
From the Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843:
South Carolina, one of the southern United States, is bounded north by North Carolina; south
east by the Atlantic; and south west by Georgia, from which it is separated by the Savannah
River. It is between 32° 2' and 35° 10' north latitude, and between 78° 24' and
83° 30' west longitude, and between 1° 45' and 6° 15' west from west. It is 200
miles long and 125 broad, containing about 25,000 square miles, or 16,000,000 acres. The
population in 1790 was 240,000; in 1800, 345,591; in 1810, 415,115; in 1820, 502,741; in
1830, 581,458; in 1840, 594,393, including 327,038 slaves. Of the free population, 130,496
were white males; 128,588 white females; 3,864 were colored males; 4,412 colored females.
Employed in agriculture, 198,363; in commerce, 1,953; manufactures and trades, 10,325;
navigating the ocean, 381; canals, rivers, &c., 343; learned professions, &c., 1,481.
This state is divided into 29 districts, which with their population in 1840, and their capitals, were as follows: ..continued
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South Carolina Cemeteries
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