Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 366.
VERMILION COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of Illinois. Area, 1,000 square miles. Face of the country, level; soil, rich. Seat of justice, Danville. Pop. in 1830, 5,836; in 1840, 9,303; in 1850, 11,492.