Stanly County, North Carolina (Fanning's, 1853)
STANLEY COUNTY, situated in the southern part of North Carolina, with Yadkin river on the northeast. Area, ------- square miles. Face of the country, hilly. Seat of justice, Albemarle. Pop. in 1850, 6,922.
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 343.