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Greenup, Illinois

City: Greenup

County: Cumberland

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.2333, -88.1500

Located near the Embarras River along the National Road, Greenup was first settled in 1833 as Embarras; it was also sometimes known as Roseville. Greenup was the county seat of Cumberland County from 1843 to 1857.

Cumberland County History (Greenup, IL: Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Societies of Illinois, [1968]), 20-21, 43, 74-75; James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 380.