Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 193.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of Kentucky, and traversed by Cumberland river, and bounded by the Mississippi on the west, and the Tennessee on the south. Area, 330 square miles. Face of the country, generally level; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Salem. Pop. in 1810, 3,474; in 1820, 5,824; in 1830, 6,607; in 1840, 9,025; in 1850, 6,578.