Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 262.
NOBLE COUNTY, situated in the southeastern corner of Ohio. Watered by branches of Will's creek and Muskingum and Ohio rivers. Area, 450 square miles. Face of the country hilly; Soil moderately good. Seat of justice, Sarahsville. Organized since 1850.