Northumberland County, Virginia, USA - 1895 - Northumberland county
Northumberland, an eastern county of Virginia, has an area of about 180 square miles. It is bounded on the N.E. by the estuary of the Potomac River, and on the E. by Chesapeake Bay. The coast-line of this county is marked by many indentations, and the S.E. is intersected by the Wicomico River. The surface is undulating or nearly level, and a large part of it is covered with forests. The soil produces Indian corn, wheat, &c. Capital, Heathsville. Pop, in 1870, 6863; in 1880, 7929; in 1890, 7885.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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