Adair County Cities & Towns

 

Transcribed from the 1881-82 Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, Vol. III

Reynolds Historical Genealogy Collection

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

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

COLUMBIA

   This incorporated town is the seat of justice for Adair county, located on Russell creek which furnishes power. The most accessible shipping point is Campbellsville, 20 miles north. The town contains three mills, three churches, good schools, a college, a bank, a weekly newspaper, and about 500 residents. Express Adams Mail daily. James M. Russell, postmaster.

Bank of Columbia, Joe Coffey, cashier

 

Butler Bros, general store.

Carrinder W. T., jeweler

Columbia Spectator, Jones & Murrell, eds.

Cinner James, flour mill

Eubank E. C., general store

Eubank John, magistrate

Eubank Robert, blacksmith

Eubank Thomas, wagon-maker

Dunn H. C., principal High School

Feese Samuel, flour mill

Gritlith D. H., police judge

Hill & Paul, druggist

Hindman & Sampson, lawyers

Isenberg Bros., general store

Kemp G. H., druggist

Kemp J. T., clothing store

Lallee Albert, county judge

Lamber J. W., Presít Columbia Christian College

Lyons J. D., hotel proprietor

Montgomery John B., constable

Murrell J. D., carpenter

Phillips & Bro., general store

Rhorer Melvin, physician

Stewart M., lawyer

Waller W. H., general store

Wilson H. W., flour mill

Winfrey M. F., hotel

Wood & Curd, physicians

 

GLENN'S FORK
   Known as Glenville in the south-eastern part of Adair county, 7 miles south-east of Columbia, the county-seat. Located on the C. & 0. branch of the 
L.& N. R.. R., and 107 south-east of Louisville. Population 80. Daily mail. John Oldacre, postmaster. 
 
Burbridge R, leaf-tobacco. 
Cartwright Miss Cora, teacher.  
GRADYVILLE
   In Adair county, 35 miles from its shipping station. Horse Cave, on the L. & N. R. R. 107 miles from Louisville, Population 100. Mail 5 times a week. 
Lewis F. Walker, postmaster. 
 
Grady Thomas L, hotel. 
 
Hamilton Henry, flour-mill. 
 
Nell E M. lumber and flour-mill. 
 
Nell E M physician, 
 
Nell James, physician. 
 
Pile C W, tanner. 
Roach Jonas, wagon-maker, 
 
Stapp Wm, blacksmith.
 
Walker & Yates, leaf-tobacco. 
 
Wilmore J A & Co, dry goods. 
 
Yates C, blacksmith
 

MILLTOWN

This news article was written by Frances Tutt Glasgow and ran in the Adair County Review in their Spring 1989 issue.

Posted with permission of Sandi Gorin from her SCKY Archives: http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/index?list=south-central-kentucky
 


MONTPELIER 

A county postoffice 10 miles south-east of Columbia the county seat, in the south-eastern part of Adair county, 30 miles south of Campbellsville, its nearest shipping point, on the Knoxville branch of the L & N R.R. and 110 miles south-east of Louisville. Daily mail and stage to Columbia. Cyrus Wheat, postmaster and general store.

 

 

Other Towns and Cities

 

Absher: an unincorporated community in Adair County. Located
Barnett Springs: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Bliss: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Breeding: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Cane Valley: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Casey Creek: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Chance: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Christine: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Coburg: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Columbia: County seat of Adair County
Craycraft: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Crocus: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Cundiff: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Dunbar Hill: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Ella: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Eunice: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Fairplay: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Feathersburg: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Flatwood: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Gadberry: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Garlin: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Gentrys Mill: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Glensfork, also known as Glens Fork, Glenville, or  Village of Hardscratch: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Gradyville: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Holmes: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Inroad: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Joppa: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Kellyville: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Keltner: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Knifley: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Milltown: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Montpelier: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Neatsville: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Nell: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Ozark: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Pellyton: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Pickett: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Portland: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Purdy: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Sparksville: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Toria: an unincorporated community in Adair County
Weed: an unincorporated community in Adair County