Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 99.
DALLAS COUNTY, situated toward the southwest part of Alabama, and watered by Alabama and Cahawba rivers. Area, 925 square miles. Soil fertile along the streams. Seat of justice, Cahawba. Pop. in 1830, 14,017; in 1840, 25,199; in 1850, 29,727.