Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 128.
FOUNTAIN COUNTY, situated in the westerly part of Indiana, with Wabash river on the west and northwest. Area, 390 square miles. Seat of justice, Covington. Pop. in 1830, 7,619; in 1840, 11,218; in 1850, 13,262.