Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 160.
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY, situated near the central part of Arkansas, with Saline river on the east, and traversed by Wachita river. Area, 1,980 square miles. Seat of justice, Hot Springs. Pop. in 1830, 6,116; in 1840, 1,907; in 1850, 3,609.