Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 49.
BRADFORD COUNTY, situated on the north boundary of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Susquehanna river. Length, 38 miles; mean width, 35; with an area of 1,330 square miles. The face of the country rocky and hilly, and the soil varied, but not very fertile. Seat of justice, Towanda. Pop. in 1820, 11,554; in 1830, 19,669; in 1840, 32,769; in 1850, 42,839.