Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 137.
GIBSON COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of Indiana, with Wabash river on the west. Area, 450 square miles. Seat of justice, Princeton. Pop. in 1830, 5,418; in 1840, 8,977; in 1850, 10,771.