Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 235.
MORGAN COUNTY, situated in the northerly part of Alabama, with Tennessee river on the north. Area, 720 square miles. Seat of justice, Somerville. Pop. in 1830, 9,062; in 1840, 9,841; in 1850, 10,125.