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



In the northern part of Falmouth, the county seat, east of Crittenden, its nearest shipping point on the C. S. R’y and 100 northeast of Louisville. Tri-weekly mail. Population 20. F. Helmich, postmaster.

Business Directory

Cahill John, justice of peace

Claycamp Henry, blacksmith

Helmich F., general store

Hightower F. B., general store

Tansen B., blacksmith

Linder T. F., wagonmaker

McNay R., saw mill

Mullins Richard, constable

Williams A. M., physician

Yelton ___, express and railroad agt.



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: