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Title: Population of Lawrence County

Population of Lawrence County as given in The Blue Book of State of Illinois, Compiled by the Sec. of State, J A Rose, 1905

1830- 3,668

1840 7,092

1850 6,121

1860 9,214

1870 12,533

1880 13,663

1890 14,693

1900 16,523


Population in various towns in Lawrence County in 1900

Bridgeport 487 (incorporated Feb 16,1865)

Lawrenceville 1300 (incorporated Feb 12,1835)

Sumner 1268 (incorporated April 19,1887)*

St. Francisville 591 (incorporated March 3,1843)*

Russellville 253

Birds 335

 * These are the official dates shown on the state's records.


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