Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 140.
GRANGER COUNTY, situated toward the northeasterly part of Tennessee, with Holston river on tho southeast, and Clinch river on the northwest. Area, 320 square miles. Face of the country hilly and mountainous; soil, along the streams, fertile; elsewhere unproductive. Seat of justice, Rutledge. Pop. in 1820, 7,650; in 1830, 10,066; in 1840, 10,572; in 1850, 12,370.