Maysville, Illinois (Clay Co.)

City: Maysville

County: Clay

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.663286, -88.348026

Established in March of 1825 as Hubbardsville, the Clay County Commissioners' Court changed the town's name to Maysville in June of that year when they designated it as the county seat. In 1841, commissioners relocated the county seat to Louisville.

History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois (Chicago: Globe, 1884), 322-23, 326-27; An Act to Authorize the Relocation of the County Seat of Clay County.