Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 169.
IOWA COUNTY, situated toward the southwesterly part of Wisconsin, with Wisconsin river on the north. Area, 1,300 square miles. Seat of justice, Mineral Point. Pop. in 1830, 1,576; in 1840, 3,978; in 1850, 5,672.