Brunswick County, Virginia
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**Brunswick County, Virginia is situated in the south part of the state. It contains 676 square miles and is drained by Roanoke River and its branches.
Capital, Lawrenceville.
There were in 1840, neat cattle 10,801, sheep 6,279, swine 18,950; wheat 26,963 bushels produced, Indian corn 328,801, oats 115,842, potatoes 15,711, tobacco 2,140,813 pounds, cotton 12,699; 19 stores with a capital of $56,000; 5 tanneries, 1 furnace, 4 flouring mills, 19 grist mills, 2 saw mills. Capital in manufactures, $24,700.
It has 7 academies with 156 students and 7 schools with 126 scholars.
Population: 1830, 15,770; 1840, whites 4,978, slaves 8,805, free colored 563; total, 14,346.


**Source: A 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


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Brunswick County Neighbors

Dinwiddie County   /   Greensville County   /   Lunenburg County   /   Mecklenburg County
Nottoway County   /   Warren County, North Carolina



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