LEWIS COUNTY, situated on the northerly boundary of Kentucky, with Ohio river on the north. Area, 375 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil productive. Seat of justice, Clarksburgh. Pop. in 1830, 5,206; in 1840, 6,303; in 1850, 7,202.
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 188.