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



On the Licking river and K. C. R.R., in the northern part of Pendleton county, 14 miles north of Falmouth, the county seat and 100 northeast of Louisville. Tobacco, grain and stock are exported. Adams Express. Daily mail. Population 110. J. F. Mann, postmaster.

Business Directory

Cahill James, cooper

Dougherty J. G., general store

Fromey H.

Leslie B. J., blacksmith

Mann J. F., Express Agent, sewing machines, attachments, needles and oil

Mullins S. G., general store

Oldham J. W., grocer

Ricken H., tailor

Thrasher Aaron, gen store and R.R. agent

Vanlandingham Mrs. A. E., hotel 



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: