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Mason County

The county was created from (what was oeriginally) Bourbon County, VA in 1788 and named after George Mason who an american planter, politicain and, a Virginia delegate to the U.S Constitutional Convention. He is known as the “Father of the Bill of Rights”. Mason County is the county seat to the town of Maysville, it has a total area of 246 sqaure miles. According to the last bereau report, it has a population count of 17,150 residents.