Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 231.
MONROE COUNTY, situated in the central part of Georgia, with Ocmulgee river on the east. Area, 370 square miles. Seat of justice, Forsyth. Pop. in 1830, 16,202; in 1840, 16,275; in 1850, 16,985.