Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 155.
HICKMAN COUNTY, situated on the western boundary of Kentucky, with Mississippi river on the west. Area, 350 square miles. Seat of justice, Clinton. Pop. in 1830, 5,193; in 1840, 8,968; in 1850, 4,791.