"Tyrone, a county of Ireland, province of Ulster, bounded NE by Londonderry, E by lough Neagh, SE by Armagh, S by Monaghan, SW by Fermanagh, and W by Donegal. It is about 43 Irish m. long, and from 18 to 33 broad, and contains 35 parishes. A great portion of it is rough and mountainous; in many parts the soil is rich and fertile, and equally calculated for tillage or for pasture. Principal rivers, the Blackwater, Foyle, Mounterlouny, Drimna, Fentona, Owenreagh, Longfield, Derg, and Fin. The linen manufacture is in a most flourishing condition through the whole extent of the district. Pop. 259,691. Capital, Dungannon."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]