Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 199.
LOWNDES COUNTY, situated toward the south part of Alabama, with Alabama river on the north. Area, 1,600 square miles. Seat of justice, Lowndesborough. Pop. in 1830, 9,410; in 1840, 19,539; in 1850, 21,915.