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Lexington County



Lexington, District, S. C. Situated a little of the center of the state, and contains 900 sq. ms. Watered by Saluda r., which joins Broad r. on the border of this dist. to form the Congaree r. Capital, Lexington C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 15,619, sheep 6,144, swine 27,198; wheat 28,849 bush, produced, oats 24,084, potato 27,733, rice 24,000 pounds, cotton 454,191; Stores, cap. $38,800; 1 cotton fac, 3 distillers, 46 grist m., 18 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,900. 3 acad. 105 students, 9 sch. 146 scholars. Pop. whites 7,401, slaves 4,685, free col'd total, 12,111.
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Lexington, C. H., Lexington dist, S. C, 12 w. Columbia, 518 W. Situated on a small branch of Saluda r., and contains a court house, jail, an academy, several stores and dwellings.
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