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Union County



Union, District, S. C. Situated in the n., toward the w. part of the state, and contains 650 sq. ms. Broad r. bounds it on the E., and Ennoree r. runs on its s. w. border. Drained by Tyger and Pacolet rivers and their branches. Capital, Unionville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 17,063, sheep 7,535, swine 32,215; wheat 61,661 bush, produced, rye 1,578, Ind. corn 757,319, oats 63,405, potatoes 23,930, cotton 1,612,524 pounds; 25 stores, cap. $129,750; 2 smelting houses, producing gold to the value of $9,375; 7 tanneries, 15 distilleries, 5 flouring m., 20 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $22,800. 6 acad. 240 students, 32 sch. 738 scholars. Pop. whites 10,485, slaves 8,351, free col'd 97; total, 18,936.
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Unionville, p-v., Union dist., S. C., 70 n. w. Columbia, 464 W. Situated on a small branch of Tyger r.
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