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Welcome to Maysville ...

Maysville is located in Clay County<1>.


The location of Maysville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Maysville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1881.

Maysville is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Maysville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Maysville (for example, toward Vincennes (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Maysville is located in the (618) area code.

Communities Also Named Maysville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Illinois communities named Maysville: This one is located in Clay County and the other is located in Pike County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 28 communities that are also named Maysville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Maysville.

Communities near Maysville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Maysville.

  • Olney
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olney
    • Olney is located in Richland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,667 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olney <4>
  • Flora
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Louisville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
    • Louisville is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,087 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville <4>
  • Cisne
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cisne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cisne
    • Cisne is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cisne <4>
  • Noble
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noble have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noble
    • Noble is located in Richland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 643 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noble <4>
  • Xenia
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Jeffersonville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersonville
    • Jeffersonville is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 350 people
  • Parkersburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkersburg
    • Parkersburg is located in Richland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkersburg <4>
  • Calhoun
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
    • Calhoun is located in Richland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun <4>
  • Iola
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iola
    • Iola is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 134 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iola <4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Maysville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Maysville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Maysville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Maysville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Maysville. See our Newspapers Page for Maysville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maysville ...

Looking for more information about Maysville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Maysville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Maysville.

Adding Maysville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Maysville in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Maysville was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Maysville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Maysville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Clay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maysville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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