Nashville, Illinois

City: Nashville

County: Washington

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.3333, -89.3667

Formerly known as New Nashville, the county commissioners' court designated Nashville to replace Covington as the seat of Washington County in 1831.

"An Act to Amend the Act Entitled 'An Act for the Removal of the Seat of Justice of Washington County,' Approved 19th Jan. 1829," Laws of Illinois (1831), 66-67; History of Washington County, Illinois (Philadelphia: Brink, McDonough, 1879), 23-24; Illinois Place Names (Springfield, IL: Illinois State Historical Library, 1989), 448.