Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 186.
LEE COUNTY, situated toward the southwest part of Georgia, with Flint river on the east. Area, 600 square miles. Seat of justice, Starkville. Pop. in 1830, 1,680; in 1840, 4,520; in 1850, 6,660.