Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 32.
BALDWIN COUNTY, situated in the central part of Georgia, and traversed by the river Oconee. Length, 30 miles; breadth, 27, extending over an area of 810 square miles. The face of the country is rolling, and the soil, in general, of middling quality. Courts are held at Milledgeville, the capital of the state. Pop. in 1820, 5,665; in 1830, 7,295; in 1840, 7,250; in 1850, 8,148.