Henry 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 Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46801

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


In Henry county, is an incorporated village and station on the L. C. & L. R’y, 12 miles north of Newcastle, the county seat and location of nearest bank. A flour mill, four churches, a school and two hotels are sustained by a population of 250. Stock, tobacco and wheat are shipped. Express Adams. Telegraph Western Union. Mail daily. George T. Humston, postmaster.

Business Directory

Campbell J. H., live stock

Caplinger D. F., general store

Chilton J. S., live stock

Darnold R., hotel

Gilbert James, grocer

Goslin James, physician

Hardesty Moses, blacksmith and justice

Humphrey Rev. C. M. (Methodist)

Humston George T., general store

Humston Oscar M., physician

Jewell N. N., groceries

Moore Charles, express agent

O’Brian W., general store

Pyles W. H., harness maker

Ransdell J. C., blacksmith

Robinson R. A., wagon maker

Rogers J. C., flour mill

Thomas & Herndon, druggists

Tinker W. A., RR agent

Williams W. J., hotel

Yeager F. I., physician