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Greenville County



Greenville, district, S. C, situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 705 sq. ms. The surface is various, and the soil fertile. Drained by the branches of Saluda r., which runs on its s. w. border, and those of Ennoree. Capital, Greenville. There were in 1810, neat cattle 11,518, sheep 6,515, swine 26,452; wheat 37,644 bushels produced, rye 2,682, Ind. corn 418,940, oats 49,259, potatoes 18,641, tobacco 1,500 pounds, cotton 137,765; 36 stores, cap. $104,250; 4 cotton fac. 1,964 sp., 7 tanneries, 10 distilleries, 8 flouring m., 65 grist m., 42 saw m., 1 paper fac, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $108,800. 3 acad. 148 students, 23 sch. 524 scholars. Pop. whites 12,491, slaves 5,305, free col'd 43; total, 17,839.
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