Pendleton County Cities & Towns - 1879 to 1882

Transcribed from the 1881-82 Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory

Additional information from 1879 was posted with permission from Kentucky Explorer

Reynolds Historical Genealogy Collection

Allen County Public Library, 900 Webster Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46801

Published by R. L. Polk & Co. and A. C. Danser



Located on the Licking river, which, furnishes power, in Pendleton county, 4 mil - North of Falmouth,the seat of 
justice and bank location. Ship direct via K.C. R.R.Tobacco and grain form the exports, and the village maintains a 
Baptist church and common school. Population 100. Express Adams. Mail daily. H. T. Morton, postmaster. 

Business Directory

Campbell J T., general store. 
Hitch J.T.M., blacksmith. 
Morton Bros., General Store. 
Morton H. T., R.R. and Express Agt. 
Oder Ed E., physician. 
Peoples and Hobbs,. general store. 
Regan Rev. W. L., (Baptist)
Thompson Rev. H. P., (Presbyterian). 
York J.& A., saloon



The information and links below are from Bernie Spenser's Northern Kentucky Views Great site with lots of Pendleton county information!

In 1876, the R. L. Polk Company published The Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, which listed information about virtually every town in Kentucky.  The listings from Pendleton County are these:


An earlier Gazetteer published in Louisville, was George W. Hawes’ Kentucky
State Gazetteer and Business Directory, for 1859 and 1860. 
It's pre-Civil
War, but only has detail on these two towns: