Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 275.
ONEIDA COUNTY, situated in the central part of New York, with Oneida lake on the southwest, and traversed by Mohawk river and the Erie canal. Area, 1,101 square miles. Face of the country, diversified; soil productive. Seats of justice, Rome, Utica, and Whittlesborough. Pop. in 1810, 33,792; in 1820, 50,997; in 1830, 71,326; in 1840, 85,310; in 1850, 99,568.