Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 157.
HOCKING COUNTY, situated toward the southern part of Ohio, and traversed by Hocking river. Area, 432 square miles. Face of the country hilly and broken; soil in many parts fertile. Seat of justice, Logan. Pop. in 1820, 2,130; in 1830, 4,008; in 1840, 9,741; in 1850, 14,119.