Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 93.
COPIAH COUNTY, situated toward the southwest part of Mississippi, with Pearl river on the northeast. Area, 900 square miles. Seat of justice, Gallatin. Pop. in 1830, 7,001; in 1840, 8,954; in 1850, 11,794.