Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 141.
GRANT COUNTY, situated at the southwest corner of Wisconsin, with Mississippi river on the southwest, and the Wisconsin on the northwest. Face of the country generally level, or undulating; soil productive. Seat of justice, Lancaster. Pop. in 1840, 3,926; in 1850, 9,107.