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South Atlantic States

Waterworks in South Atlantic States

The South Atlantic states had only one waterworks in place by the end of 1800, with the number of systems in each state shown in the following table.  Numbers in parentheses indicates the number of systems that were proposed but not constructed.


South Atlantic
1795
1800 1805
1810 1815
1820 1825
1830 1835
1840 1845
1850 1855
1860 1865
1870
1875
1880
Virginia 0 0 (2)
2 4
5 6 (1) 7 9 (1) 12 14 (1) 15 15 (1) 16 16 (3) 16 16 18 19
West Virginia
0 0
0 1  (1)
1 1 (1)
1 0 (1) 2 2 (1) 2 2 (1) 2 2 (1) 2 2 3 3
North Carolina
1 1 1 1
1 2
3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4
South Carolina
0 0 (1)
0 0 (1)
0 0 (1)
1 1 (1) 1 1 (1) 1 1 (1) 1 1 (1) 1 1 1 1
Georgia 0 0
0 0
0 0
0 1 1 1 (1) 2 3 3 4 3 3 6 7
Florida 0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 1
Total
1
1 (3)
3
6 (2)
7
9 (3)
12
15 (4) 19
21 (5) 23
24 (4)
27
27 (6) 27
27
32
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