Autauga County, Alabama
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Autauga County, Alabama, near the centre of the state, contains 1,000 square miles. The surface is varied and broken, and the soil moderately fertile, except on the rivers, where it is rich. It is drained by Autauga creek and other branches of the Alabama river. Capital, Kingston. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,989, sheep 1,889, swine 8,938; wheat 7,155 bushels produced, rye 2,326, Indian corn 402,700, oats 26,159, potatoes 22,090, cotton 1,076,801 pounds, 3 tanneries, 1 pottery, 3 flouring mills, 43 grist mills, 20 saw mills. Capital in manufacturing $177,250. 1 academy 50 students, 22 common schools 549 scholars. Population 1830, 11,874; 1840, whites 6,217 slaves 8,109, free colored 16; total, 14,342.

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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Autauga County Neighbors

Chilton County   /   Dallas County   /   Elmore County   /   Lowndes County   /   Montgomery County

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