Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 157.
HINDS COUNTY, situated toward the westerly part of Mississippi, with Pearl river on the east, and Big Black river on the west. Area, 875 square miles. Seat of justice, Raymond. Pop. in 1830, 8,645; in 1840, 19,098; in 1850, 25,340.