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 K. C. R.R. in the southern part of Pendleton county. 8 miles south of Falmouth, the county seat and 157 northeast of Louisville. Adams Express. Daily mail. Population 25. J. W. Chowning, postmaster.


Business Directory

Antrobus S. L., cooper

Braun W. A., livestock

Braun & Chowning, leaf tobacco

Chowning J. W., general store and station agent

Fugate R. S., general store

Kirkwood Rev. Wm., blacksmith

Meek J. M., physician

Risk J. B. A., physician

Sargent D., general store

Wadsworth Henry, blacksmith

Wightman P. B., physician



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: