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

Dividing Ridge


A small post office in Pendleton county, 11 miles west of Falmouth, the county seat and shipping point. 150 from Louisville. DeMossville is 6 miles distant and the shipping point. Weekly mail. J. H. Gardner, postmaster. 

     Business Directory

Arr Alexander, physician

Black S., cooper

Cahill John, justice of peace

Mullins R., constable

May A. H., blacksmith

Nevil J., general store

Norton J., blacksmith

Sanders P., commission.

Stephens Rev. T., (____)

Stith W. T. & H. H., flour mill



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: