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Orangeburg County



Orangeburg, dist., S. C. Situated a little s. of the centre of the state, and contains 1,824 sq. ms. Congaree r. runs on its e. border, and South Edisto r. on its s. border. Watered by North Edisto r. and its branches. Capital, Orangeburg. There were in 1840, neat cattle 22,507, sheep 3,523, swine 33,383; wheat 12,490 bush, produced, rye 577, Ind. corn 477,011, oats 12,357, potatoes 74,240, rice 510,670 pounds, cotton 878,370; 18 stores, cap. $42,100; 67 grist m., 78 saw m. 1 acad. 40 students, 11 sch. 236 scholars. Pop. whites 6,321, slaves 11,934, free col'd 264; total, 18,519.
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Orangeburg, C. H., p-v., capital of Orangeburg dist., S. C., 43 s. by e. Columbia. Situated on the e. bank of North Edisto r. It contains a court house, jail, an academy, and several stores and about 500 inhabitants.
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