Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 318.
SAINT CLAIR COUNTY, situated toward the northeast part of Alabama, with Coosa river on the southeast. Area, 840 square miles. Face of the country, hilly and broken. Seat of justice, Ashville. Pop. in 1820, 4,166; in 1830, 5,975; in 1840, 5,636; in 1850, 6,829.