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Claysville, Kentucky
Claysville, Kentucky

Claysville is a Harrison county community on the Licking River about 12 miles northeast of Cynthiana. It was established about 1800 as Marysville, named for the wife of Benjamin Harrison, for whom the county was named, and was once an important river port for tobacco and other products. It was renamed Claysville, honoring Henry Clay.

Claysville was incorporated in 1821. It was later dissolved.

The Marysville post office opened in 1816 and was renamed Claysville in 1825. It closed in 1917.

There was another Claysville in Meade county.

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