Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 182.
LA GRANGE COUNTY, situated on the north boundary of Indiana. Area, 380 square miles. Watered by Fawn, Pigeon, and Little Elkhart rivers. Seat of justice, La Grange. Pop. in 1840, 3,364; 1850, 8,537.