Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 96.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, situated on the west boundary of Arkansas, and traversed by Arkansas river. Area, 780 square miles. Seat of justice, Van Buren. Pop. in 1830, 2,440; in 1840 4,266; in 1850 7,960.