The New International Encyclopædia/Nashville (Illinois)
NASH′VILLE. A city and the county-seat of Washington County, Ill., 49 miles southeast of Saint Louis, Mo.; on the Louisville and Nashville and the Illinois Southern railroads (Map: Illinois, C 5). It is surrounded by a district interested chiefly in farming, cattle-raising, and coal-mining, and has large flour mills and a coal mine. Population, in 1890, 2084; in 1900, 2184.