Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 100.
DAVIE COUNTY, situated toward the westerly part of North Carolina. Area, 175 square miles. Face of the country undulating; soil highly fertile. Seat of justice, Mocksville. Pop. in 1840, 5,574; in 1850, 7,866.