Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 114.
EDMONSON COUNTY, situated toward the central part of Kentucky, and traversed by Green river. Area, 250 square miles. Soil generally fertile. Seat of justice, Brownsville. Pop. in 1830, 2,642; in 1840, 2,914; in 1850, 4,088.