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Maysville is a city in Mason County.

Maysville is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for John May, landholder.

The latitude of Maysville is 38.641N. The longitude is -83.744W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,941.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,813
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Maysville demographic reports
Maysville is at the confluence of Limestone Creek and the Ohio River.
Former and merged names include:
· Limestone
Longtime tobacco center
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel Boone, frontiersman
· Rosemary Clooney, singer, actress
Local festivals include:
  • Rosemary Clooney Music Festival - Sept. 28-29, 2007
  • Honey Festival - Oct. 20, 2007
  • Chocolate Festival - April 14-15, 2007
  • Old Reliable Germantown Fair - July 30-Aug. 4, 2007
  • Transparent Pie & Folk Life Event - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Pig Out on Market Barbecue Festival - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Maysville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Mason County Museum, National Underground Railroad Museum, Duncan Tavern Historic Shrine
Colleges and universities: Maysville Community & Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Maysville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mason County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41056 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Maysville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maysville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maysville was $16,836, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Maysville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Maysville festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Maysville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $304.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $799.


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Libraries

Libraries in Maysville include Maysville-Mason County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Maysville include Ledger-Independent

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Politics

Mason County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maysville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Maysville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Maysville include Best Western Maysville Inn, Ramada Inn, Super 8.

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