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1860 (pre-Civil War) Population and Agricultural Census

This map displays data from the 1860 United States Census.  It contains data on population and agriculture by county.  The map displays number of slaves per county by default.

  • To examine other indicators, click on the Contents button(contentsbutton) above the Legend.
  • Choose the first drop-down option to the right of “1860 Census” and select “Change symbols.”  Then, select the desired indicator from the “To Show” drop-down menu.
  • Click on an individual county to see available data on all indicators.
  • Because of the large number of counties displayed, the map may draw slowly.
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