1879 History of Menard & Mason Counties
Chicago
Published by: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
186 Dearborn Street

Mason County

Farming in Mason County
Page 444

Whole number of acres of land in Mason County …………….300,000
Number of acres of improved lands …………………...………212,034
Number of acres of woodland in the county ……………………34,532
Number of acres of corn in 1879 ………………………………..67,599
Number of acres of winter wheat in 1879 ………………………..8,056
Number of acres of spring wheat in 1879 ……………...…………..852
Number of acres of oats in 1879 ………………………………….6,711
Number of acres of other kinds of crops in 1879 ……………...…5,347
Number of acres of meadows in 1879 …………..………………..2,876
Number of acres of pasture in 1879 …………………...…………7,295
Number of acres of orchards in 1879 …………………………….1,699
Number of cattle in 1879 …………………………………………6,554
Number of hogs in 1879 ………….……………………………17,267
Number of sheep in 1879 ………………………………….………..533
Number of horses in 1879 ……………………………...………..12,039
Number of mules in 1879 …………………………………………2,156

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