Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 207.
MARION COUNTY, situated toward the north part of Ohio. Area, 460 square miles. Face of the country even; soil rich. Seat of justice, Marion. Pop. in 1830, 6,558; in 1840 14,765; in 1850, 12,618.