Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 149.
HARDEMAN COUNTY, situated on the southerly boundary of Tennessee and traversed by Big Hatchee river. Area, 720 square miles. Seat of justice, Bolivar. Pop. in 1830, 11,628; in 1840, 14,563; in 1850, 17,456.